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How to Overhaul Your Backyard

HGTV Magazine shares how one couple transformed their drab backyard into an exceptional double-porch sanctuary.

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A Space to Entertain
The upper porch floors are stained the same shade as the hardwood floors inside, making the adjacent spaces look more connected. Sarah and Peter filled the "room" with comfortable, durable furniture. "We head here anytime friends are over," says Sarah.

Furniture, Floors, and More
The Restoration Hardware teak sofa and chairs have mildew-resistant cushions that can be zipped off and thrown in the wash. The indoor/outdoor rug from Dash & Albert is UV-treated to resist fading.

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