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    Pretty Patios and Porches

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    Pretty Patios and Porches

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    The 15 products you need, from umbrellas to bar carts to fire pits, to make your patio or deck feel like an outdoor oasis.

    Outdoor Envy: Pots, Planters, and Patio Furniture

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    On the porch's south side, custom-built louvered shutters provide sun control and privacy. That, combined with a ceiling fan and fuss-free all-weather furnishings, create a comfy gathering space for family and friends.

    Real-Life Porch Additions

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    Brick pavers, a large outdoor fireplace with a hefty concrete surround, and a cozy seating area transformed this nothing-special patio into a stylish outdoor space. A simple gazebo attracts attention toward the dining area and a small outdoor kitchen adds function and convenience.

    Patio Ideas: Before & After Patio Makeovers

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    Amplify a patio's appeal and function by adding in fetchingly formed accent tables and vivaciously patterned fabrics. Decorate with flowerpots and accessories that suit your design preferences. Choose accessories that stand up to the elements along with items that will look better with weathering.

    16 Great Patio Ideas

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    Amplify a patio's appeal and function by adding in fetchingly formed accent tables and vivaciously patterned fabrics. Decorate with flowerpots and accessories that suit your design preferences. Choose accessories that stand up to the elements along with items that will look better with weathering.

    16 Great Patio Ideas

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    Screened windows prevent bugs from making their way inside without disrupting any views of the outside.

    Indoor Porches You'll Love

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    Use the same paint color to make mismatched furniture look cohesive.

    Indoor Porches You'll Love

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    Urban spaces or blank walls can benefit from the addition of vertical gardens.

    15 Cheap Backyard Ideas

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    Custom elements easily increase a budget for backyard landscaping.

    15 Cheap Backyard Ideas

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    Upgrade your landscape with these 15 cheap backyard ideas.

    15 Cheap Backyard Ideas

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    15 budget-smart backyard ideas to help you love your yard more.

    15 Cheap Backyard Ideas

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    Wrap outdoor lights around a tree or drape them down a table for a twinkling centerpiece.

    15 Cheap Backyard Ideas

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    Decorate a wall with an espaliered tree for a high-end look without high-end expense.

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    Let the birds drink, splash and bathe by making your own DIY birdbath.

    Cast in Stone: DIY Landscape Accent

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    Cut costs in half by making your own gardening pots and mix.

    Cast in Stone: DIY Landscape Accent

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    Enhance your garden with these easy DIY leaf-shape stepping-stones.

    Cast in Stone: DIY Landscape Accent

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    Concrete edging helps keep soil in beds and lawn and weeds out.

    Cast in Stone: DIY Landscape Accent

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    14 of our favorite DIY landscape accents.

    Cast in Stone: DIY Landscape Accent

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    Add privacy to your home's outdoor space by planting perennials, shrubs or small trees at one end of the deck.

    Dream Decks

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    Adding a water feature, such as a fountain, to your deck softens the noise of a busy street.

    Dream Decks

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    Easily blend in patio furniture to your outdoor space by opting for distressed or weathered furniture.

    15 Cozy Outdoor Rooms

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    For a calm, relaxed vibe embellish your outdoor space with ornate and eclectic furniture.

    15 Cozy Outdoor Rooms

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    Visually separate one large space with a fire pit area.

    15 Cozy Outdoor Rooms

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    Beat the heat with a sturdy outdoor umbrella that will cool down any outdoor space.

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    A long sectional couch frames a modern double fire pit in this backyard.

    15 Cozy Outdoor Rooms

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