We’re all a fan of the deep grain texture that a wood deck offers, but aren’t fans of the maintenance that goes along with it. Good Life composite decking from Fiberon, in the subtle Cabin color, showcases rustic graining against more modern furnishing and clean, white composite railing – but never requires staining or painting.
This updated farmhouse sits on the shores of Lake Geneva and is inspired by Wisconsin's agricultural heritage. Guests are welcomed through subtle landscaping into the sun-drenched entry filled with windows.
Sophisticated Outdoor Living Room is Perfect for Entertaining
The refined outdoor living area has a spacious layout for multiple seating areas and picturesque views of the huge grassy yard, mature trees and creek. Wood planks add warmth to the ceiling above, while cool gray tile grounds the space.
Stone retaining walls define the rustic outdoor living space, which features a stone slab and moss patio. Custom pergolas flank the stacked stone fireplace, where comfortable armchair are the perfect place to relax and enjoy the views.
This beacon in the woods features a sleek, curving metal roof and a glass-wrapped exterior punctuated by natural wood beams. Its elevated design gives it the feel of a modern, high-end treehouse. Inside, the house is modern but warm.
A rebuilt vintage International Travelall is a permanent resident of the lake house. Above the garage, there's an apartment that also gets treated to water views. A breezeway connects that building with the main house.
A breezeway helps fit this rustic-modern cabin retreat to its natural site in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The project was a cabin retreat for the owners and their siblings and extended families, with the idea that they’d gather at the home on various occasions. That meant the family needed both private and communal spaces so everyone would feel at home and relaxed. The house is packed with space but has a cozy cabin feel.
A high-pitched roof gives a family starry views from the outdoor porch of a rustic lake home in Georgia. Builder Mike Hammersmith came up with the double-sided fireplace with steel pocket doors that slide behind it. On nice days, the pocket doors can open and connect the living room with the porch.