Colorful chairs, table and sailcloth, plus a few lush plants, gives this deck a cheerful look.
The muted tones of the furniture put the emphasis on the surrounding plantings and pondless waterfall in this garden room.
Wisteria creates the \"ceiling\" of this patio, designed by Patricia Wagner.
A DIY project by RMSer cajuncook99, this covered pavilion features a flagstone patio surface, outdoor kitchen and wood-or-gas fireplace.
Classic columns help provide a classic, elegant feel to this patio, which also offers a view of a small pond. Posted by RMSer ihaydon.
A screened patio or porch provides a comfortable escape from pesky bugs.
This tiki-styled outdoor kitchen features a cast-in-place concrete countertop with embedded glass and fiber optic lighting.
The telescoping pocket door that disappears into the wall provides a seamless transition from indoors to outdoors. For entertaining, indoor furniture and plants, even some lamps, give it a cozy feel. Designed by Amy Bubier.
Designed by Robert Hursthouse, this versatile deck offers three different types of entertaining areas, depending on the weather: a gathering spot around the fire pit, a deck for sunny afternoons and an enclosed gazebo.
Outdoor fireplaces are a great feature for chilly evenings, and old-fashioned ceiling fans do the trick when outside temperatures soar. Designed by Lori Dennis