The addition of the patio brings a new space to relax at the end of the day. By adding a fire table rather than a permanent fire pit the client can enjoy a warm fire with the ability to change the layout to fit their needs.
Add Water: Mask the sounds of the surrounding city with a trickling stream or babbling brook. Water features such as this pond look and sound great, plus attract birds and other wildlife to the garden.
Here's a patio and pergola where one didn't exist before. Joni of Lay Baby Lay created an exquisite outdoor family room, complete with clever DIY decor. Click through for more gorgeous photos. (@Joni Lay / Lay Baby Lay)