Outdoor Entertaining & Living Inspiration
During a remodel, there is almost always an opportunity to add a beautiful outdoor living space. Follow these tips and ideas and you and the fam will be set for a summer full of fun.
The trees and fencing will create a sense of privacy even outside of the home. Guests will gather at the table for a meal or a game. Check out the couch and fire pit in the back as well! The best thing about uncovered patios is that the variations are endless. You can incorporate fire pits, hot tubs, and pools.
This bright white sunroom wouldn't be the space for a party but looks perfect for a relaxing hideaway when you want to soak up the sun and read a book and have time to yourself. It also looks like a great spot to enjoy the view of nature with a meal without having to deal with insects buzzing around.
One of the many benefits of a covered porch is that you can take full advantage of the ceiling by installing lights and fans. This covered porch looks amazing for hosting a small dinner party.
Wood & Arches
Outdoor entertaining is made easy with this covered porch. You could even add a hot tub to the yard just outside of the porch. This would make your backyard the best for a small, socially distanced outdoor party.
This rooftop deck, though small, is ideal for an intimate night with just a couple of guests. Just add a grill and a couple of chairs for some outdoor seating, and invite a couple of friends over to snack and soak in the tub.
Garden & Greenhouse
You'll never run out of menu items with a rooftop garden. Feed your family with this season's veggies and keep the backyard free for the kids to play in or even build an in-ground swimming pool.
As a cook at your own dinner party, you'll never be lonely in this backyard. The bar makes socializing easy for the cook.
Entertaining an outdoor party is made easy with this one. Guests can gather in small groups where benches are placed separately making conversation more intimate. all you need here are some string lights and some party decor.
Here's a fun summer idea. Grab a couple of blankets and sit by the fireplace with your loved ones to watch a late-night movie out on the back patio.
Summertime in this backyard will be a relaxing. The greenery in the yard outside of the patio complements the red decor.
Seattle comes with a lot of cold days and nights. Installing infrared heaters like the ones pictured can make your backyard cozy in the off seasons. This will make entertaining easy and fun in the cold.
If you live in Seattle, chances are you don't have the outdoor square footage for a lap pool, or you might live on an incline. A nice alternative is a small outdoor spa or hot tub. This is a sure way to make you warm in the cold winter months.
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