Outdoor Rooms

From makeovers to simple decor touches, there are countless ways to remake your outdoor spaces into outdoor rooms that enhance your enjoyment of your yard. Start with a tour of a garden that includes a fire pit and arbor; you'll see how one family used simple design ideas and lots of welcoming extras to make better use of their outdoor spaces. Fireplaces and fire pits are ideal amenities in outdoor rooms; you'll find 16 fantastic versions here, as well as instructions on how to build your own fire pit. Structures including gazebos and pergolas separate outdoor spaces from one another, creating outdoor rooms that can serve multiple purposes; use our gallery of gazebo images to draw inspiration for your own backyard. Sometimes all your landscape needs is a little color; use these bold ideas to add splashes and dashes of bright hues that lend outdoor rooms cheery good looks. Not quite sure what to do to update your landscape? We have lots of ideas -- 101 to be exact -- covering everything from easy-care materials to cooking appliances to weatherproof fixtures. If you're unsure what you can do on a limited budget, you'll find encouragement from a tour of four fantastic outdoor rooms that made do with less.


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  • Outdoor Kitchens

    Browse these beautiful outdoor kitchens and find new ways to update your space.

  • Outdoor Kitchen

    You don’t need an unlimited budget in order to add an outdoor kitchen to your patio or deck.

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    Add an outdoor cooking space to your landscape with these kitchen ideas.

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    Discover everything you need for your outdoor kitchen, from cooking utensils to comfortable furnishings.


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