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Patio Style Challenge

Find inspiring exteriors created by our talented group of Style Challenge bloggers. Plus, sneak peeks, inspiring images, and info on this popular series! Visit for more!

Firing up the grill on a custom-made grill stand made from skateboard decks. See details on this small urban apartment balcony on The Home Depot Blog.

Cutting an airplane motif trellis for The Coolest Apartment Balcony in Chicago... on The Home Depot Blog.

Opt for deep seats upholstered in quick-drying, all weather fabrics.

Hi Sugarplum | Nautical Towel Rack, inspired by Pottery Barn Cleat Rack

Simple Patio Decorating Ideas: Painted wicker outdoor furniture and a bar cart create a lounging area in blogger Anna Lisemeyer's backyard.

A custom made lighbox illuminates this amazing apartment balcony at night. Click through for more details on what certainly must be one of the coolest apartment balconies we've ever seen.

Hi Sugarplum | Colorblocked Doormat

Hi Sugarplum DIY Otomi Table

  • Laura

    Otomis are indigenous peoples in Mexico, wanting to "otomi" things is like wanting to Navajo a chair or Cherokee a table. You tie-dye things, tie-dye can be used as a verb, cultures can not be.

“The porch is our preferred place to spend summer nights. We rearrange our small bistro furniture to create either a large dining area for entertaining, or an intimate table for date night.”

Backyard Makeover: A sitting area, a fire pit, a dining area, and a buffet/bar area-- all make for a great place for relaxing or outdoor entertaining.

Patio Decorating Ideas: A Modern Chic Patio Refresh by Tobe Reed of Because It's Awesome-- on The Home Depot Blog

Front Porch Decorating Ideas from Grace Mitchell of A Storied Style. We love the simple "flower wall" she created with her children.