Eclectic Residence Offers Unrivaled View and Seclusion
Nestled in the hills of northern California, this eclectic and truly iconic home boasts a stunning view of the Crystal Springs Reservoir. Although the home's vibrant orange and purple exterior easily stands out from the hillside, the surrounding trees still provide a degree of seclusion and privacy.
Gorgeous, Colorful Raised Flower Garden Lined With Large Rocks in Side Yard
Large boulders create a separation from the perfectly trimmed grass in this side yard up to the planted section of colorful outdoor flowers. Yellow, lavender and burgundy blooms add beautiful and bright natural color to the brown and gray rocks and vivid green grass.
Eclectic Residence Coincides With California Hillside
With an eye toward the surrounding hills of northern California, this truly iconic residence uses a unique series of domes to mimic the natural landscape. Descending stone steps lead guests to the front entrance, while the bright orange and purple exterior serves as a testament to the home's bold eclectic style.
The garden at the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2014 leads to a final vignette, designed by Kate Webster and Thayer Hopkins, to inspire and encourage reflection. A brick path draws the eye toward the abstract, mirrored sculpture that reflects light and creates the illusion that the pillars are also decorated with the flowers.
A lavender privacy fence is a pretty backdrop against this outdoor dining area designed by Jaime Durie. Built-in benches with aqua-colored cushions are paired with woven arm chairs to provide plenty of seating while entertaining.
Purple hyssop and yellow flowering mustard create a complimentary color palette in this vibrant country garden. The design intent was to create a garden evocative of the regional landscape through the use of perennials with year round color and textural interest.
Outdoor Entertainment Pavilion With Colorful Storage Benches
Salvaging the structural beams from the former building allowed this entertainment pavillion to be built. It includes a wide-screen television, bar and refrigerator. The two banquette seats have storage areas underneath for entertainment supplies.
Luxury Purple and Blue New England Garden with Grass Walkway
A variety of blue, purple, green and white hues interplay in this ASLA 2018 Honor Award winner by Reed Hilderbrand Landscape Architecture. Perennials, evergreens and water lilies contrast in height and texture to create a contemporary, dynamic garden in Newport, Rhode Island.
Luxury Purple and Blue New England Garden with Pools and Evergreens
This vibrant blue and purple garden of perennials and annuals in Newport, Rhode Island, is framed by a classic Italianate pergola and a backdrop of evergreens, earning it an ASLA 2018 Honor Award. Trees in container line the walkway along the pools connected by a channel to a sitting area. The project is designed by Reed Hilderbrand Landscape Architecture.
This whimsical tea kettle playhouse is the perfect space for kids to escape and have a magical tea party. An outdoor bistro table with chairs complete with tea set sparks creativity and imagination. Flower shaped lights and landscaping insets coordinate well with the natural landscape and flowers in this backyard setting.
Whisper gray allows colors in nature stand out in outdoor spaces. The gray color on the doors and shutters of this French-style home prove that this color can work with any style home in any setting. A violet patio set adds extra oomph this elegant backyard needs.