Chris crashes John & Kyle's back yard - a dysfunctional space with a tiny pink patio that's hard to host gatherings in. Chris designs an eating area with a cedar slat pergola, custom cedar slat dining table and matching skinny bar. Large concrete pavers are set to draw visitors into the lounging area complete with a large concrete raised planter that anchors a sectional sofa and slatted coffee table. The garage wall is covered with a metal & cedar arbor, and in front, is an inset trough-style bubbling water feature. Finally, architectural privacy walls are added along with plenty of low maintenance plants.
This backyard has gone to the chickens and these homeowners desperately want to co-exist with their little critters. Chris Lambton delivers with a design that includes an oversized custom chicken coop, a redwood water wheel- water feature and reclaimed garden boxes filled with an assortment of farm-to-fork vegetables. An old world stonewall and a one-of-kind 10ft long farm table along with a rustic grill island and colorful plants throughout the yard.
Chris crashes TJ and Julie's back yard - a sad ugly space with no flow, small patio, rickety pergola and no landscaping. To bring some life to the back yard, Chris adds a huge paver patio with dining table, a bright shade sail overtop, and built in bbq island faced with redwood slats. For a tranquil area, Chris builds a flagstone patio topped with a metal fire pit and adds a basalt water feature, artificial turf and lush landscaping.
Chris Lambton and crew turns a neglected and over grown yard into a urban putting green which also a new redwood deck covered by a colorful shade sail, and custom a prep counter with a quartz countertop. A one-of-a-kind rustic water feature with an attached block fire feature anchor the yard, along with charcoal crushed stone pathways and new colorful plants to top-off the yard.
Miguel & Stephanie's yard is a mess-overgrown with a large shed, dilapidated pergola & a cracking concrete patio. Chris comes to the rescue with a design that transforms the space into an outdoor living room - complete with dual height overlapping pergolas, travertine patio, lounge seating for many and new grill with bar storage. To make this fireman's space even more amazing, Chris adds a boardwalk from main patio to a more intimate fire feature area with a custom metal fire pit outfitted with a drink rail, mahogany bench - planter combo and a masonry wall with floating wood bench, all surrounded with lush landscaping.
Chris Lambton and his crew transform a dilapidated yard into a massive outdoor room including, an oversized bamboo deck with custom railing system. An original bar constructed out of wine barrels and deck material. For privacy, a redwood living wall with colorful plants attached gives life to the space. A stone veneer faced fireplace anchors the deck styled with contemporary outdoor furniture and with an exterior rug. And finally, synthetic turf and plants compliment the yard.
Kelly & Nicki's original 1950's back yard desperately needs to be brought into 2016! The plain boring yard lacks a great cooking & dining space; two things this couple want. Chris transforms the original 50's space into a mid century modern entertaining mecca with concrete paver patio with river rock border & custom monkey pod fire feature, an L-shaped deck with squared corrugated metal top, bbq area with metal prep countertops and large dining area. Two deck walls - one made of corrugated metal, the other made with metal rain gutters & exotic wood - provide privacy & make the deck feel like an outdoor room. Finally, lush shrubs and plants surround the outdoor space.
A boring and neglected yard transforms into a West Coast Party Pad. Chris Lambton and crew crash this backyard with a massive metal bar and redwood pergola. Underneath the bar is a large boardwalk deck, on top of the deck is a rustic metal fire bowl adjacent to a one of a kind decorative art wall. Metal planters filled with drought tolerant plants, fresh sod and plants.
Brent & Mariah's concrete jungle of a backyard has nothing going on - cinderblock retaining wall, three concrete pads and no plants. They want a San Diego beachy back yard with touches of metal and lots of space to cook, dine and entertain their many friends. Chris delivers bigtime with an updated colored concrete patio, redwood pergola, and custom white washed dining table, new grill and one-of-a-kind surfboard bar. Chris adds a metal fire pit, diy bench, veggie boxes and lush landscaping for the perfect San Diego entertaining space.
Cory and Lauren's low lying yard is wet and rotting so they beg Chris for the ultimate outdoor living room. They want to entertain friends and family so on their wish list is a dining space, a bar area and a place to relax. Chris starts with a new smoker and large outdoor kitchen and bar area. He adds a paver patio with a custom dining table and a raised patio with a lounging area. He installs an outdoor fireplace with seating and a luxurious hanging day bed for the ultimate low country escape.
A dull and muddy space transforms into a traditional Charleston backyard, including a local hand cut brick patio. Chris and his crew also construct a natural stone seat wall inside an oyster fire pit. An oversized reclaimed farmhouse table is built with matching benches and décor. A gravel seating area and custom fishing pole rack is placed alongside a relaxing pond area and a traditional Charleston arbor welcomes you into the space, along with lots of colorful and native plants.
Chris and his team head to Blog Cabin 2016 to transform an unused area under the stilted house into a lower lounge that capitalizes on the gulf view. He builds a wood and metal pub table, then adds a fish cleaning island, living privacy wall and a modern fire table.
Chris and his team descend on Blog Cabin 2016 to turn an empty side yard into a recreational destination complete with a stilted guest retreat, two-tiered deck with custom lounge chairs and a sand volleyball court.
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