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Outdoor Living

Decks, pergolas, fire pits and paving stones... here are ideas and products for your backyard, patio or porch. Create the outdoor space of your dreams.

Outdoor Living

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The built-in tabletop cooler bin with a replaceable cover makes this DIY picnic table something special. We have the step-by-step tutorial, along with plans and even video demonstrations of the steps at

How to Build a Picnic Table with Built-in Cooler at The Home Depot

We love how the colorful outdoor throw pillows add so much vibrancy to this patio. You see them on The Home Depot's Tobago Sectional Set, which takes center stage in this patio makeover by Bethany DeVore of Dwellings by DeVore. See more of Bethany's patio decorating ideas on The Home Depot Blog. || Dwellings by DeVore

Patio Ideas with a Gorgeous Outdoor Sectional Set - The Home Depot

Here are four ways Home Depot customers have incorporated the Fenton 4-Piece Patio Set into their outdoor spaces. The set comes with peacock cushions and colorful throw pillows. The oversized ottoman also doubles as a coffee table simply by removing the cushion.

Hampton Bay Fenton 4-Piece Patio Seating Set with Peacock and Java Patio Cushion-D9131-4PCKD - The Home Depot

Artificial grass, faux grass, artificial turf... whatever you call it, it's an outdoor trend. These are our three favorite fake grass patio ideas.

Artificial Grass: An Outdoor Decorating Trend - The Home Depot

It’s amazing what just a few new cushions, an outdoor rug, and some rearranging can do to make a patio look new again. Tobe Reed of Because It’s Awesome moved her fire pit and added some color to her patio with new paprika cushions, and her outdoor space was transformed. || Because It's Awesome

Patio Decorating Ideas: A Modern Chic Patio Refresh - The Home Depot

All it takes is some paint and PVC pipe to transform a Husky Two-Tray Utility Cart into a beverage cart. It's great for wheeling drinks out to the back deck for some convenient outdoor entertaining.

Try These Simple Decorating Ideas for an Awesome Small Patio Makeover

Joni Lay of Lay Baby Lay converted an old storage shed into an amazing, magical playhouse for her daughters. Much of that magic comes from the stage she added to the playhouse, complete with a curtain and a railing to the side to keep any over-enthusiastic thespians from falling over the edge. See more of this amazing children's play space on The Home Depot Blog. || Joni Lay / Lay Baby Lay

An Amazing Kids' Playhouse Built from an Old Backyard Shed

Here's a small garden shed that's ready to be tricked out. It's made of sturdy Red Cedar, and it has a skylight for lots of natural light inside. Turn it into a small backyard retreat. There's plenty of space, too, for potting plants... or even storing yard tools!

Outdoor Living Today Sunshed 8 ft. x 8 ft. Western Red Cedar Garden Shed-SSGS88 - The Home Depot

That's the Beverly 5-Piece Patio Sectional Seating Set you see in this gorgeous outdoor living room. The outdoor space was styled by designer Sam Reitmayer Sano, who completed the decor with an outdoor rug, a tufted ottoman and plenty of eclectic touches. See more of how she set up this exceptional patio on The Home Depot Blog. || Samantha Reitmayer Sano

An Eclectic Outdoor Living Room

This patio dining set from the Adelaide Collection by Hampton Bay is ethically constructed with Forest Stewardship Council-certified eucalyptus timber. Perfect for patio, porch or garden dining, the timber is highly resistant to adverse weather and treated with protective oil for a beautiful, durable finish.

Hampton Bay Adelaide Eucalyptus 7-Piece Patio Dining Set-SETT1738+C1729 - The Home Depot

How's this for a dream potting shed? It's plenty roomy and filled with natural light. And it's simply beautiful. Imagine this as your garden getaway for hobbies, gardening, retreats and storage. Wouldn't that be wonderful?

Outdoor Living Today Sunshed 12 ft. x 12 ft. Western Red Cedar Garden Shed-SSGS1212 - The Home Depot

For more flexibility in your outdoor seating, build your own modular sectionals for the porch or patio. Follow along with the bloggers from Shanty 2 Chic as they take you step by step through the process. ||

DIY Modular Outdoor Seating - Shanty 2 Chic

Freshen up the front porch with a mix of old and new. Fresh sunshiney pansies liven up a vintage mint green picnic basket. Visit Pam at House of Hawthornes for a lively display of front porch style. || Pam @ House of Hawthornes

Colorful Spring Front Porch

Here's good advice on how to stain a deck from Effortless Style.

DIY STAINING A DECK - Effortless Style BlogEffortless Style Blog

This bronze lantern is very popular on Pinterest. Practical-minded Santas take heed.

This multi-purpose, 10 ft. x 8 ft. shed features premium 2x4 wood framing and a robust 582 cu. ft. of storage capacity, providing that extra space you need to store all your outdoor yard tools and lawn gear.

This three piece Bistro Set will be a beautiful addition to your patio, balcony or outdoor entertainment area. Bistro sets are perfect for any small space, or to accent a larger space.

These mercury solar lights are beautiful and easy to set up. They'll look beautiful on your patio day and night.

Enjoying the outdoors is more fun when you have a cold beverage within reach. Maximize your patio with a DIY picnic table that has a built-in cooler. Here are the step-by-step instructions.

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    Aimee Giese

    That is awesome!

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    Tina Norris


DIY Cement Planters-- a tutorial from Sugar and Charm | Sugar and Charm

There’s nothing better for adding an elegant, magical ambiance to your back yard or deck than outdoor lighting.

DIY Landscape Lighting - The Home Depot

Three ways to add a fire pit to your outdoor space.

3 Outdoor Fire Pit Ideas - Home Improvement Blog

Outdoor Fall Harvest Party Ideas With a Rustic Style: Pottery jack-o-lanterns, plaid wool blanket, an Adirondack chair and a vintage pick-up create a classic look for this Halloween party. See more of this terrific styling by Kristin Cadwallader of Bliss at Home.... on The Home Depot Blog. || Kristin Cadwallader [BLISS AT HOME]

Outdoor Fall Harvest Party Ideas With a Classic Americana Style

Sometimes all it takes to reinvigorate your patio or porch is a fresh paint job. Click through to see what creative pattern blogger Brittany picked to make her patio go from drab to dramatic. || brittanymakes

Small Patio Ideas: A Patio Makeover Revisited --The Home Depot

Cut both live, green growth and deadwood with this bypass pruner/folding saw set. Cuts are clean, with no ragged edges. Non-slip softgrip handles are easy on your hands, too.