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.

Ideas for…Fresh-Air Showers

Fun and functional, outdoor showers keep sand at bay.

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A Climbing Vine Trellis Surrounds an Outdoor Shower
Photo by Bruce Buck

Define the Space

• When room is limited, create a niche with a corner shower or wall-mounted showerhead.

• Use a trellis to define the space around a wall-mounted fixture. Plant a climbing vine to create an aromatherapy session for bathers.

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.