Transform Your Patio Into Your New Favorite Spot
Check out these design ideas to achieve the stylish, comfy patio of your dreams.
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If you love entertaining, make seating the priority of your patio. Look for furniture with plush cushions and add cute throw pillows to achieve the ultimate outdoor space.
Thanks to its sleek design, this stunning swimming pool blends seamlessly with the horizon and patio. In turn? This feature complements, rather than competes with, its environment.
Market lights can be strung over your outdoor space to create a warm and romantic atmosphere. Clusters of potted plants bring color and greenery to this sophisticated Mediterranean patio.
An outdoor fireplace makes your patio the place to be even on chilly autumn nights.
This cozy outdoor seating area is illuminated by LED string lights and features a privacy fence to create a sense of seclusion.
Add some color to the city skyline by adding container-grown plants to your terrace or balcony.
Hanging by the Pool
This open-air patio overlooks a pool and features exposed beams, a stone floor, comfortable furniture and sheers for added privacy and insect control.
Mix and Match
Give character to an enclosed space with fun throw pillows and copper light fixtures.
Bring life to a neutral patio with colorful mix-and-match chairs and a fun patterned table. To frame the small area, add houseplants of all shapes and sizes.
Front Lawn Feature
Don't be afraid to go the untraditional route if you have limited space. To achieve a tasteful front lawn patio, make an enclosed gravel area and add lawn chairs and stepping stones.
To achieve style and comfort, opt for wicker furniture with plush cushions and top off the area with a glass coffee table and an elegant lantern chandelier.
Relaxing Pool House
After a long day in the sun, relax in this pool house complete with neutral shades and a large sectional.
Complementary Colors + Patterns
In a small outdoor space, a rug can play multiple roles. Here, it creates a seating "island," adding color and style and making the area appear larger thanks to the striped pattern.
Small Space, Large Ideas
You don’t need a lot of space to create a multifunctional outdoor living area. This rooftop deck features lounge chairs with quick-dry seats, perfect for returning from a day on the beach, and a high table for views of the ocean.
To make a small space pop, add an accent wall in a contrasting color to emphasize your surroundings.
With a Spanish-style patio, paradise can be in your home's backyard. A covered dining area offers a place to enjoy meals, while a pergola gives shade for lounge chairs nearby.
Want to add greenery to your space but unsure if you'll have time to care for the plants? Consider variegated plants and evergreen vines to provide contrasting colors and textures, without the use of flowering plants.
Bring a piece of the East Coast to your home with a shaded pergola and lounge chairs to relax by the pool.
Built-in accents are a great way to add custom beauty to an outdoor space. Here, the built-in bench bridges the stonework design of the patio and connects it to the additional furniture.
Sometimes, landscape features are what really bring a look together. Consider the size of your patio and select garden features to accentuate the space.
This covered patio is defined by its white columns, stone fireplace and French door. The lantern-style pendant brings the whole look together.
Light It Up
The stone fireplace may be the highlight of this patio, but we think the string lights add a special touch. To add a subtle pop of color, add throw pillows to the chairs and flowers to the coffee table.
Add some flair to a neutral color palette with striped lounge chairs and lush greenery.
This old carport was given new life when it was torn down and turned into a patio with arbor seating area. The wooden accents pop against the neutral gray siding of the house.
With the help of contemporary wicker furniture, this patio was transformed into a classy and comfortable oasis. The textured side tables add definition by contrasting the chic lines of the sofa, chair and coffee table.
Add a touch of European flair to your garden with an eight-sided pavilion and fountain.
This outdoor space is perfect for entertaining guests day or night. With multiple seating options and an outdoor bar, this is the ideal place to spend a summer night.
This outdoor terrace with fireplace offers plenty of space for entertaining and viewing the beautiful gardens beyond.
String lights add a sparkle to an outdoor space, even when you have a limited budget.
Bring a plain, uninviting space to life with bright orange chairs. Add a fire pit to ensure you can enjoy your patio year round.
The white decor and sliding glass door create a contemporary yet chic area for entertaining.
By the Bar
This space features a kitchen with stainless appliances, a custom bar with firebox and rich earth tones and neutrals that make this backyard an outdoor oasis.
Make the most of a small terrace by using vertical spaces like walls or railings for plantings. The bright blue accents liven up the area, while the privacy wall gives it more of a secluded feel.
Room With a View
Make your backyard's scenery the focus with simple wicker seats and a stone tile floor. Add an open skylight and a fire pit to take the space up a notch.
Kitchen for a King
This outdoor kitchen features stainless appliances and a grill with a fume hood. The wooden covering adds more luxury to the outdoor space.