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20 Ways to Beautifully Shade Your Outdoor Room

November 25, 2014

Add cover to your outdoor living space and create a beautiful, refreshingly cool hangout the whole family can enjoy.

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Photo: Photo Credit: Edward Addeo ©. From: Barry Dixon.

Striped Awnings

Functioning awnings help minimize the exposure to the sun in this sophisticated outdoor dining space. Design by Barry Dixon

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Photo: Photo Credit: Jenifer Jordan ©. From: Charles Faudree.

Intimate Pavilion

Seeking shade has never been more romantic in this outdoor dining pavilion with soft, flowing draperies and an Italianate chandelier. Design by Charles Faudree

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From: Jamie Durie and The Outdoor Room With Jamie Durie

Fabric Strips

Strips of fabric overhead add a soft elegance to the clean lines of the sunken concrete dining room and help focus the view to the surrounding countryside. Design by Jamie Durie

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Scrap Wood

The dappled lighting in this covered patio was created by the use of wood latias and helps protect the area from the desert sun. Design by Dorothy Willetts

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