Cozy up hard outdoor furniture with pillows and throws to make kicking back in your great outdoors even more enjoyable. But, to prevent damage and a musty smell, don't use indoor (especially down-filled) cushions. Instead, opt for durable outdoor-rated fabric filled with water-resistant polyfill inserts and swap in a Turkish beach towel, which dries super fast, for a standard throw.
This home's owners are obsessed with color and wanted bright color on every inch of the home's exterior. Various shades of blue connect the house, sited on the ridge of a hill, to the the sky that serve as its backdrop. The complementary orange creates a dynamic contrast. Because the house sits in a special zoning area, the design team could not increase the square footage of the existing house. Instead, they built a separate structure and connected it to the old house with a structurally independent deck.
Gray-Blue Craftsman Home With Neutral Stone Walkway
This stunning craftsman home features a gray-blue stucco and neutral stone exterior. A blend of gray stones, neutral stone slabs and concrete make up the walkway that extends from the driveway to the lime green front door.
Swimming Pool: Beachfront Mediterranean in Naples, Fla.
The gorgeous Mediterranean estate features a beachfront backyard resembling a private resort. Relax in the pergola-covered spa, grab a bite to eat at the poolside cabana or take a dip in the luxurious mosaic tile swimming pool.
In the fall of 2013, a single-story Craftsman was remodeled into a cafe and bookstore combo with a local, sustainable design that fosters community and commerce. The project attracted the attention of Historic Seattle and received the very high honor of their "Preserving Neighborhood Character Award" for transforming a humble house into an inviting community gathering place for a unique neighborhood business.
Designed by TriplePoint Design Build, this pool and patio area is a beautiful and functional space for entertaining. Because the colors were kept soft and muted, the natural surroundings become part of the scene. At dusk, the well-designed lighting plan is used to its full effect.
Small Modern Home Exterior With Blue Siding, Open, Natural Wood Deck and Unique Window Design
This cute modern home features a symmetric shape and soft blue siding. A natural hardwood deck is left open to expand the feel of the home and the yard. A large window from the kitchen takes a unique shape extending over the door and providing a connection to the light and modern style inside. Red chairs add a small touch of color to decorate the exterior.
Complete with a bar, surround sound and water mister, this luxurious boat deck comes equipped with all the necessary features for enjoying a summer day on the lake. With a covered deck, it offers respite from the sun as well.