This is going in my vacation spot...someday!!

Great covered area with fireplace

outdoor space


Good idea for the dock


dream dream dream


Screams lake house.

5. Create Shady Spots

Outdoor Living Room (or is it a beach?)

Vintage string party lights add the right kind of ambient light for a relaxed vibe to any backyard. These are well built outdoor rated party lights, great for a backyard wedding, BBQ, who needs an occasion?!

nice outdoor space


The drapery, the candles, the light fixture, the table and chairs....<3 it all

patio, wicker chair

Thom Filicia’s 1930s bungalow lake house in Skaneateles, New York (above) is situated so close to the water that it feels like an extension of his dock. The small landing at the end of the dock provides a second private seating area, and adds a sense of grandeur to the long, narrow dock. Soft lighting from candle-filled lanterns is a must to light the way at dusk. Thom Filicia Lake Side Deck Filicia’s bench/railing would never pass code in Ontario cottage country, but I love the idea o...

Scenic Escape--large L-shaped sofa; small table for dining; open floor plan; lake view.