Outdoor Ideas 48 French Country Outdoor Area


French Country Outdoor Area A French Country outdoor area, designed by DeCesare Design Group, combines a stunning array of textures – from stone to wood and wicker. It’s a warm and inviting space with plenty of French Country charm.Caroline Tyler DeCesare, a fourth-generation Arizona native, founded DeCesare Design Group, Inc. in 2008. Housed in a [...]

Outdoor Ideas 47 Rustic Eclectic Outdoor Space


Rustic Eclectic Outdoor Space This serene rustic eclectic outdoor space, designed by DeCesare Design Group, combines a wide variety of textures to create a serene and lovely outdoor oasis. Caroline Tyler DeCesare, a fourth-generation Arizona native, founded DeCesare Design Group, Inc. in 2008. Housed in a historic building in downtown Mesa, DDG, Inc. specializes in both [...]

Outdoor Ideas 45 Beachy Outdoor Chairs


Beachy Outdoor Chairs Looking for beachy outdoor chairs? This outdoor furniture collection has a salty, lived-in and familiar feel. The Pacifica Collection manages to capture the sun-bleached look of weathered rattan with beachy resin wicker that lasts summer after summer. Perfect for all your outdoor entertaining. (Even better for an afternoon nap.)Shown in image: Pacifica Outdoor [...]

Outdoor Ideas 44 Outdoor Seating for Two


Outdoor Seating for Two The perfect outdoor seating for two. Inspired by their own Avalon Collection, Serena & Lily translated the same airy design notes into outdoor furniture you can really sink into. Hand-wrapped resin mimics the rattan of the original and provides the same texture they adore. A subtle lean lends grace to the silhouette. To [...]

Outdoor Ideas 43 Small Deck Ideas


Small Deck Ideas  Looking for small deck ideas? The chairs and table in the image above are from Serena & Lily and are the perfect size for a small patio or deck. The Sundial Outdoor Chair has an impeccable design, fabulous shape, swivels is beyond comfortable. Everything about the craftsmanship is focused on weathering the elements without [...]

Outdoor Ideas 42 Outdoor Throw Pillows


Outdoor Throw Pillows Outdoor throw pillows serve many purposes in your lounging areas. They can be used to tie in color accents within a room, often drawing on the colors of area rugs, drapes or décor. They can provide the opportunity to breathe new life into your outdoor space by simply changing the covers. If you choose [...]

Outdoor Ideas 41 Outdoor Sectional Ideas


Outdoor Sectional Ideas Looking for outdoor sectional ideas? A sectional can be used to create intimate seating as well as used to create boundaries between spaces. When space is premium, a sectional offers a lot more seating with a smaller amount of floor space. With both interior and exterior sectionals being an obvious space saver, they [...]

Outdoor Ideas 40 Outdoor Lounge Furniture


Outdoor Lounge Furniture  This lovely outdoor seating area is classy, comfortable and well put together. The outdoor lounge furniture, throw pillows, outdoor rug and drapery are from Pottery Barn. The best outdoor spaces have some type of structure associated with them. Bring everyone together under a canopy, pergola or roof. To keep things cozy and intimate, [...]

Outdoor Ideas 39 Farmhouse Outdoor Area


Farmhouse Outdoor Area  This beautiful farmhouse outdoor area is located at Mona Nerenberg and Lisa Bynon's North Sea farmhouse in the Hamptons. Enveloped in white wisteria flowers, the pergola fits in with the white design theme of the entire residence. In its shadow, rattan and French wrought-iron chairs are pulled up to a timeworn wood [...]

Outdoor Ideas 38 Modern Beach House


Modern Beach House Interior designers Enrico Bonetti and Dominic Kozerski collaborate with the architect to design a tropical retreat modern beach house in Turks and Caicos for Donna Karen.“Just being a part of nature, a guest of nature, was the most important key,” remarks Karan. In the pavilion, as throughout, sliding doors and glazed walls [...]

Outdoor Ideas 37 Rustic Indoor Outdoor Space


Rustic Indoor-Outdoor Space This rustic indoor-outdoor space was designed by Interior designer Joan Behnke. Joan's aesthetic combines old-world provincial with modern luxury. What makes her so special is her approach to finding the aesthetic and collection of her designs. She attempts to take her clients on a journey to experience and immerse themselves in the [...]

Outdoor Areas 36 Outdoor Balcony Garden


Outdoor Balcony Garden This gorgeous outdoor balcony garden area is simple and elegant. The black and white throw cushions and striped rug add sophistication to the space. The white candles, drapes, hanging baskets and planters provide a cozy feel. A very well designed and unique space to enjoy the outdoors. Image courtesy of: [...]

Outdoor Ideas 35 Celebrity Outdoor Spaces


Celebrity Outdoor Spaces Celebrity outdoor spaces can be a great source of inspiration when designing patio and backyard areas. Reclaimed stone from Burgundy paves a dining terrace in French beauty guru Frédéric Fekkai’s vacation home in the South of France. For paparazzi-plagued celebrities, one of the best places to entertain is by the [...]

Outdoor Ideas 34 Patio Conversation Set


Patio Conversation Set This great patio conversation set by Pottery Barn provides a cozy retreat to sit back and relax. The space has an eclectic feel with its collection of lanterns, colorful rug and throw cushions. Indoor/outdoor rugs provide a versatile floor covering that not only can withstand exposure to the elements, but [...]

Outdoor Ideas 32 Patio Lounge Furniture


Patio Lounge Furniture  If you’re looking for patio lounge furniture and decorating ideas, this outdoor area is perfect as inspiration. It’s a classic neutral design, that lets the color of nature do the talking. It’s subtle, elegant and the perfect intimate setting to promote great conversation. The topiaries add a great finishing touch. For a [...]

Outdoor Ideas 31 Outdoor Wicker Furniture


Outdoor Wicker Furniture Outdoor wicker furniture has become an increasingly popular material – it’s classic – looks amazing, and is available as loungers, sofas, tables, chairs, and ottomans. It’s also a great way to add texture and character to an outdoor space. There are many styles of woven patterns to choose from, and it tends [...]

Outdoor Ideas 30 Comfortable Patio Chairs


Comfortable Patio Chairs These comfortable patio chairs are both relaxed and refined. The most inviting outdoor spaces are as comfortable as those indoors, and it all starts with the furniture. With ample room for lounging, a weather-friendly wicker, and a crisp navy finish, Pacifica is great for gathering alfresco – and even better for [...]

Outdoor Ideas 29 Outdoor Dining Set for Small Spaces


Outdoor Dining Set for Small Spaces Here is the perfect outdoor dining set for small spaces. This outdoor table is perfect for entertaining alfresco and while having a fun form. The teak is weather-hardy and the planked top provides for easy drainage. Teak ages beautifully over time, and takes on its signature silvery grey hue. If [...]

Outdoor Ideas 28 Backyard Design Ideas


Backyard Design Ideas If you are looking for backyard design ideas for smaller spaces, here is a great example of a cozy space created by Michael Lee. Michael revived an 1865 Townhouse in the Hamptons and the outcome is casual and elegant. The designer converted the Second-Empire style home from a triplex back to a single-family [...]

Outdoor Ideas 26 Casual Outdoor Dining Set


Casual Outdoor Dining Set We are constantly seeking ways to invite nature into the interior of our homes but when spring and summer arrive, all we want is to be outside. This is why selecting the right outdoor furniture is so important. Outdoor furniture should not compete with the natural surroundings, but rather [...]

Outdoor Ideas 25 Pergola Designs


Pergola Designs There are many pergola designs available. If you’re looking for a quick way to enhance your outdoor living experience, a pergola is a simple structure that can instantly transform your backyard into a stunning oasis. Pergolas instantly add architectural interest to your outdoor space, as well as providing shade from the afternoon sun.  They [...]

Outdoor Ideas 24 Patio Dining Furniture


Patio Dining Furniture When the weather is nice outside, there’s nothing better than eating outdoors. Patio dining furniture is available in so many styles, it is often difficult to choose from. The right patio furniture brings both comfort and function to your outdoor spaces and can provide the perfect place to enjoy meals [...]

Outdoor Ideas 23 Outdoor Daybeds


Outdoor Daybeds Outdoor daybeds add sophistication to a space, as well as provide a cozy place to have an afternoon nap. Outdoor daybeds help create a relaxing backyard retreat that is perfect for both mental and physical relaxation. These multifunctional pieces provide comfortable seating for friends and family, while easily converting to a [...]

Outdoor Ideas 22 Sophisticated Outdoor Dining


Sophisticated Outdoor Dining This sophisticated outdoor dining table and chairs add instant elegance to any outdoor area. With clean lines and impeccable detailing, the table stands on a trestle base and is finished with turned leg supports. Color could be added easily be added with the addition of new pillow covers to cover the existing [...]

Outdoor Ideas 21 Hanging Bench


Hanging Bench This hanging bench creates the perfect space to relax and unwind. Inspired by a Scandinavian design from the 60s (and the popularity of Serena & Lily's original Hanging Rattan Chair), they created this scooped-seat bench for two. It looks great decked out with pillows – such a great way to add softness while [...]

Outdoor Ideas 20 Roman Garden Table Bench


Roman Garden Table Bench This Roman Garden Table Bench was inspired by the elaborate capitals of ancient columns, Made of a resin composite material and cast to simulate stone, this gorgeous piece of outdoor furniture adds instant sophistication to any outdoor or garden area.Image courtesy of: Horchow View Recent Posts [...]

Outdoor Ideas 19 Outdoor Entertaining Ideas


Outdoor Entertaining Ideas If you are looking for outdoor entertaining ideas and are drawn to floral patterns, this sectional pops with vibrant shades of red, blue and yellow. An umbrella is also a perfect way to add color to an outdoor space. Shown in Image: Pottery Barn Wood Sectional  & Outdoor Throw Pillows Image courtesy of: Pottery [...]

Outdoor Ideas 18 Elegant Outdoor Areas


Elegant Outdoor Areas Creating sophisticated and elegant outdoor areas can be achieved by adding the right elements. A chandelier or carefully chosen light fixture can make all the difference. In this image, the designer used a classic blue and white wide stripe fabric and pulled the colors in coordinating blue and white chair seat cushions. [...]

Outdoor Ideas 17 Pool Lounge Chairs


Pool Lounge Chairs This neutral outdoor area with pool lounge chairs and Ralph Lauren outdoor pillows and throws reflects the stunning view of the surrounding landscape. The wicker side tables add texture and dimension. A sophisticated and elegant pool deck area that is calming and inviting. Image courtesy of: Ralph Lauren Home [...]

Outdoor Ideas 16 Outdoor Hanging Chairs


Outdoor Hanging Chairs Outdoor hanging chairs provide the perfect place to cozy up with a good book and to relax and enjoy the view. They effortlessly enhance your patio or deck and add a touch of charm and beauty. This hanging rattan chair was inspired by a Scandinavian design from the 60s, the sculptural frame [...]

Outdoor Ideas 15 Outdoor Throw Cushions


Outdoor Throw Cushions Using outdoor throw cushions in a variety of color, texture, and pattern instantly creates a designer look to any outdoor space. In this image, the color palette of the blue and tan cushions perfectly reflects the sky, ocean, and sandy beach. The green adds a vibrant pop of color. Mixing and matching [...]

Outdoor Ideas 14 Comfortable Outdoor Furniture


Comfortable Outdoor Furniture This warm patio has comfortable outdoor furniture with a collection of bright throw cushions and rain drum tables. Rain drums, named for the pleasing sound they make when hit by raindrops, have existed in Asian cultures for thousands of years. This cast-aluminum version features a traditional relief pattern of a [...]

Outdoor Spaces 13 How to Decorate Outdoor Spaces


How to Decorate Outdoor Spaces On a gorgeous Spring or Summer day, there’s nothing more relaxing than enjoying the sunshine and fresh air. It takes a bit of work to get an outdoor room in order, and ready to be enjoyed by friends and family. It’s important to consider decorating your outdoor rooms just as [...]

Outdoor Ideas 12 Colorful Outdoor Spaces


Colorful Outside Spaces Colorful outdoor spaces pack a lot of punch. One of the easiest ways to warm up an outdoor space is by adding bright pops of color in drapes, pillow covers, and outdoor rugs. Cut branches from the yard make an effortless and casual centerpiece. To create a cozy feel to the space, [...]

Outdoor Ideas 11 Outdoor Design Ideas


Outdoor Design Ideas Looking for Outdoor design ideas? This traditional and elegant porch has a refreshing white, navy blue and citrus color palette. This one-of-a-kind citrus pattern was designed by Serena of Serena & Lily home decor and furnishings. The handpainted feel looks so great against the basketweave texture, and it has such a cheerful [...]

Outdoor Ideas 10 Decorating With Lanterns


Decorating With Lanterns Decorating with lanterns can make a strong visual impact in outdoor spaces. This magical and cozy outdoor living room has a large gazebo with grey wood flooring, natural elements, plenty of lounge space, and great lighting. You can almost feel the night time breeze. Similar Seating: Huntington All-Weather Section & [...]

Outdoor Ideas 9 Rustic Outdoor Porch


Rustic Outdoor Porch Whether they’re screened, or open-air, outdoor spaces are made for soaking up every second of the season. This beautiful rustic outdoor porch is at Ralph Lauren’s Colorado ranch and is furnished with Mexican sabino-wood pieces, including a table made from a salvaged door and ox yokes; the tableware and linens [...]

Outdoor Ideas 8 Macrame Hammock


Macrame Hammock Ready, set, relax. This macrame hammock is draped with long-hanging, metallic fringe and beaded detail, leaving you in an island mindset. Finished with braided loops for hanging, it's the perfect addition to your living room or patio.Shown in Image: Anthropology Fringed Macrame HammockImage courtesy of: Anthropology View Recent Posts [...]

Outdoor Ideas 6 Outdoor Sectional


Outdoor Sectional A superbly designed outdoor area with an outdoor sectional.  Using a palette of warm green and buttery yellow throw cushions and a soft brown rug, this space is warm, inviting and the perfect place for outdoor entertaining.Shown in Image: Serena & Lily Throw Cushions, Sectional, and Outdoor DecorImage courtesy of: Serena & Lily [...]

Outdoor Ideas 4 Outdoor Bucket Chairs


Outdoor Bucket Chairs  This table set would be perfect for both large and small spaces. The outdoor bucket chairs are Serena & Lily’s riff on the iconic tub chair. They’ve kept the graceful shape of the original and applied a fresh nautical palette as well as a weatherproof frame. The result? A design that looks [...]

Outdoor Ideas 3 Eclectic Outdoor Area


Eclectic Outdoor Area This eclectic outdoor area combines organic and textural elements with bright pops of color as well as a wicker sectional and chairs and rain drum tables. Rain drums, named for the pleasing sound they make when hit by raindrops, have existed in Asian cultures for thousands of years. This cast-aluminum [...]

Outdoor Ideas 2 Outdoor Dining Area


Outdoor Dining Area This fabulous and eclectic outdoor dining area combines a vivid array of texture and organic elements. Designer Jill Sharp Weeks brought in new vegetation, furniture, and string lights to help a Charleston garden feel like an extension of the home's first floor. View similar outdoor wood dining tables. View similar [...]

Outdoor Ideas 1 Neutral Outdoor Space


Neutral Outdoor Space When the weather warms, it’s time to move the party outdoors. This beautiful neutral outdoor space was designed by Suzanne Kasler and has all the perfect elements to create a great spot for entertaining. Spring is a good time to freshen up your beds by cleaning up old plants and [...]

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