A raised platform becomes a stage for children's performances. Deck Modern Create room to play by keeping furniture minimal on a backyard deck. The cedar backdrop in architect John Tong's yard is used for plays and as a screen for projecting movies. The lattice wall on the far left is painted out in cobalt, adding some unexpected colour. Using patches of sod and precast concrete pavers form a low-maintenance and cost-effective landscape. Ideas, Houses, Outdoor Living, Backyard Design, Small Backyard, Patio, Gardens, Outdoor Spaces, Wood Wall
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Stylish Outdoor Living Room An unused driveway is transformed into a patio. The homeowner converted her garage into a music studio and the driveway into a sitting nook and dining area using striking furniture and bold fabrics. Yews and boxwood add texture and up the privacy. A grapevine ball filled with twinkle lights adds mood lighting for summer entertaining.
All of the elements used inside the house — mouldings, panelling, mirrors — were used in the yard," Installing an outdoor fireplace is a great way to glam up a backyard. Ethanol-burning fireplace with a weatherproof faux-limestone resin mantel.