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Plumbing the Possibilities: Outdoor Living Spaces

(BPT) - The trend toward outdoor living spaces that mimic the look, comfort, convenience and functionality of indoor spaces doesn't have to stop at the backyard grilling station. A growing number of homeowners are exploring new additions to their outdoor spaces, including outdoor showers and powder rooms, and even garage entertaining areas anchored by sinks [...]

By |April 14th, 2017|Outdoor Spaces|0 Comments

5 Ways to Redefine Your Outdoor Space

(BPT) - Winter's coldest days make you appreciate spring and summer, as well as the warm afternoons spent outdoors enjoying these seasons. And when the time comes, there's no better place to relax than in your own backyard. If your space isn't all it could be, though, this is the perfect time for a little [...]

By |March 6th, 2015|Home Improvement, Outdoor Spaces|0 Comments

Outdoor Entertaining on a Budget

(BPT) - Wish your soiree could have a bit more swagger? You don't need a celebrity budget and abode to throw a stunning celebration. With just a bit of creative vision and DIY savvy, you'll have an affair to remember in no time at all. Sensational seating The first step to ensure an enjoyable event [...]

By |August 15th, 2013|Outdoor Spaces|0 Comments

Add tasty edible plants to your landscape

(ARA) - Window boxes overflowing with blooms, decorative pots lining the driveway with striking colors, and even a flowering vine climbing up the mailbox - the growing season have arrived, and it is time to decorate the landscape. The latest gardening trend is growing your own produce, so incorporate edible plants as a beautiful compliment [...]

By |May 24th, 2012|Green Living, Landscaping, Outdoor Spaces, Patio|Comments Off on Add tasty edible plants to your landscape

Five tips for creating a stadium-style lawn in your own backyard

(ARA) - With summer on the horizon, families will be heading to backyards across the country for picnics, sports games and to simply soak up the sun. A lush green lawn is the perfect setting for these activities and will be the envy of the neighborhood. How does one achieve that well-manicured, stadium-style lawn?  Many [...]

By |May 1st, 2012|Landscaping, Outdoor Spaces|Comments Off on Five tips for creating a stadium-style lawn in your own backyard

Adding or upgrading a deck can transform your backyard into an oasis

(ARA) - A home is a place of comfort and relaxation. Many homeowners are now taking to the outdoors and making this space an extension of the dream home they've always wanted. One way to transform a house into a dream home is by utilizing the outdoor space with the addition of a new deck [...]

By |March 13th, 2012|Decks, Outdoor Spaces, Patio|Comments Off on Adding or upgrading a deck can transform your backyard into an oasis

Outdoor Living Spaces

We've realized the importance of outdoor living spaces for years; creating an “indoor/outdoor” relationship is certainly nothing new.  However, as we continue to adjust the size of the new homes we build and search for ways to add value to our designs, extending living space outdoors becomes a critical design component. The design [...]

By |July 25th, 2011|House Plans, Outdoor Spaces, Swimming Pools|0 Comments