2019 HGTV Ultimate Outdoor Awards Panel of Judges

From HGTV executives to award-winning landscape professionals, learn about this year's distinguished panel of judges that will select the Overall Winner of the 2019 HGTV Ultimate Outdoor Awards.

Vice President, Home + Travel
Vice President, Home + Travel

Mariel Clark

Mariel is the Vice President of digital video and editorial of the lifestyle brand websites for HGTV, Travel Channel, DIY Network and Great American Country.

Her favorite thing about her job is exploring and sharing the world’s most beautiful spaces and places. Mariel is a DIYer at heart and likes to tackle projects around her home. Read More

HGTV.com Managing Editor
HGTV.com Managing Editor

H. Camille Smith

Camille Smith is a managing editor for HGTV.com, fine artist and antique furniture devotee.

As a former interior designer and Nickelodeon animator, Smith has a real passion for balanced, beautiful interiors with a touch of whimsy and punch of color. When it comes to design Camille believes trends come and go, but good design is timeless. Read More

Managing Editor, Home + Travel, Digital
Managing Editor, Home + Travel, Digital

Beth Rucker

Beth is the managing editor for photography for the lifestyle brand websites for HGTV, Travel Channel, DIY Network and Great American Country. She enjoys curating beautiful home design and travel inspiration and telling the stories behind the photos you see.

In her free time, she enjoys puttering around her own home garden and landscaping and learning more about organic gardening practices. She is also working to restore her century-old bungalow home. Read More

Owner + Principal Designer, BOXHILL
Owner + Principal Designer, BOXHILL

Elizabeth Przygoda-Montgomery

Elizabeth is an award-winning landscape designer and the principal designer at Boxhill Design. She is a creative stylist, an educator, a public speaker, and a product designer whose line of fire pits has received national acclaim.

Her hallmark is a clean and modern aesthetic, yet she enjoys creating within a variety of styles, which are guided by her clients’ tastes. Read More

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2017 HGTV Ultimate Outdoor Awards Panel of Judges

From HGTV executives to award-winning landscape professionals, learn about this year's distinguished panel of judges that will select the Overall Winner of the 2017 HGTV Ultimate Outdoor Awards.

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See Which Spaces Won Over Our Pros From the HGTV Ultimate Outdoor Awards

No matter where you live, there’s no denying that warmer weather is (finally!) on its way. Here at HGTV, lengthening, sunny days put us in an outdoors frame of mind. If you’re also itchin’ to get outside but could use a little designer inspiration to whip your outdoor spaces into shape, then look no further! 

You Voted, Now Meet Your Winning Picks From the HGTV Ultimate Outdoor Awards

Hundreds of the nation's leading designers and architects submitted their best work for our first HGTV Ultimate Outdoor Awards. From gorgeous gardens to fabulously appointed front yards, our competition showcased the best of the best, all vying for your vote.

Give an Outdoor Pouf an Easy Beachy Update

Easily give a plain-Jane outdoor ottoman a beachy upgrade with a nautically inspired stencil and exterior paint.

Add Outdoor Living Space With a DIY Paver Patio

If your backyard is more eyesore than lush landscape, adding a DIY paver patio could be just the ticket to transform a patch of weeds into a relaxing outdoor room.

How to Make a Space-Saving Folding Outdoor Bar

This versatile outdoor bar folds away when not in use, making it perfect for small spaces. A clever paint trick adds a fun colorful pattern that’ll punch up your decor when the bar is folded up; folded down, the bar top provides just enough work surface to mix a cocktail or serve up brunch.

1950s Beach Bungalow Redesigned for Modern, Indoor-Outdoor Living

Wanting to update her ranch house while preserving its rich history, a Santa Barbara, Calif., homeowner turned to Neumann Mendro Andrulaitis Architects to make her vision a reality. See how the architects opened the home to the outdoors without losing sight of its historic charm.

Upcycle Wood Pallets Into a Cozy Outdoor Dog Bed

Give your furry best friend a comfy outdoor nap spot using (free!) wood shipping pallets.

Upcycle Old Pallets Into Colorful Planter Boxes

Old wood pallets are a great (and often free!) source of weathered lumber – perfect for upcycling into a rustic planter box. Paint the slats in watery shades of blue and green for a beachy update.

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