Ideas for Outdoor Living

Design your dream patio or porch, check out your favorite pools, or steal an idea for dress up your outdoor space.

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Children play in the protected shade of a covered beach porch.

Outdoor Living Rooms

Create the perfect hangout with ideas from these gorgeous spaces.


U-Shaped Outdoor Kitchen

Fantastic Fresh-Air Kitchens

Alfresco parties are a lot easier (and more fun!) with an outdoor kitchen. These souped-up versions offer great ideas for designing your own dream space.


Patio Tabletops Made of Glass or Tile

Outdoor Furniture Guide

View our guide to choosing the right outdoor furniture for your personal retreat.


Outdoor Shower Room with a A-Shaped Open-Air Roofline

9 Ideas For Outdoor Showers

Fun and functional, outdoor showers keep sand at bay.


Outdoor Living Room With Painted Fireplace

10 Outdoor Fireplaces

Outdoor fireplaces create ambience―and toast marshmallows, too.


antiqued green shutters line this interior porch

20 Easy Upgrades

Check out these easy ideas to freshen your home this weekend.


Pure blue water runs to the edge of this infinity pool with amazing views of the tropical hued home to the left and the ocean directly in front.

8 Cool Pools

Oceanside pools aren’t just for posh resorts. Find a style you’d love coming home to whether it’s a luxurious infinity version or a petite lap pool that opens right up to your family room.

More Ways To Get Coastal Living



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100 Comfy Cottage Rooms 

Develop your coastal cottage’s style by following these simple tricks.

Lacy curtains, fresh florals, and plenty of monogrammed pillows are just a few of the feminine touches that give this room its calming and sweet mood. Pieces scored at thrift stores and flea markets were refreshed with paint, then artfully applied to achieve the shabby-chic distressed look.