I am noticing a trend in deck design...wide expanses of steps ( I like ) and NO railings. I'm not sure about the no railing. Also, the stepping stones look like broken up concrete from the "before" phase.
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design for wood step out to yard. Make it extra deep so it serves as a place to 'land' and sit.
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