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.

15 Idea-Filled Patios & Porches

Life on the coast means spending more time outside than in. Create the perfect hangout with ideas from these gorgeous spaces.

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Bright green color makes a surprise appearence on this sun porch ceiling while its walls are kept stark white.
Photo by Jean Allsopp

Tie It Together

Paint furniture along with the space. Painting is pretty and practical―it protects wood pieces from moisture.

Add striped awnings that tie in with a hue on your porch ceiling or floor.

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