Back Porch With Limestone Fireplace And Wicker Furniture
A dual-sided limestone fireplace heats both the indoor great room and outdoor porch. Wicker patio furniture provides comfortable, cozy seating so the patio truly feels like an extension of the indoor living space. Teal blue board and batten paneling adds a dose of color.
A public gathering area at a Malibu, Calif., market is trimmed with trees, drought-resistant plants, ample lighting and benches to both encourage mingling while keeping crowds contained to one location.
Country Covered Porch With Outdoor Sitting Area, Floral Rug and Blue French Doors
This cozy outdoor living room features brown wicker furnishings with plush cream cushions. A floral rug and patterned throw pillows echo the blue from the French doors. Sage green siding inside the porch and red siding from the exterior of the home contribute more color and help the space feel inviting.
Already set for a big dinner, this large back porch houses a mixture of seating: vintage metal chairs, white plastic chairs, a canvas directors chair, an old wooden Windsor-style chair and a pair of Adirondack chairs. Designer Tip: You don't have to buy a set of all matching furniture. Mix it up and take the indoors out; it can always come back in.
Built in 1890, this converted carriage house offers loads of historic charm on 1.74 lush acres. A long private driveway leads to the property, which features a 30-foot heated pool and specimen plantings.