Patio Designs

If patio plans are on your agenda, you've come to the right place. We've gathered everything you need to know about designing an outdoor space. Whether you're renovating a patio or building a new one, these dreamy patio design ideas, practical decorating tips, and DIY projects will help you create the perfect outdoor hangout. Start with these inspiring ideas to design the ultimate outdoor patio.

You Won't Believe This Indoor-Outdoor Hangout Is Built Under a Home

This homeowner decked out her Connecticut backyard with a saltwater pool and rooms for casual living and dining. See how this space, built under their home, came together.
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How to Choose a Size for Your Patio

Whether you're looking to build a patio for large gatherings, outdoor dining, or relaxation, these tips will help you choose the right size for your space.
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DIY Patio Furniture Ideas to Transform Your Outdoor Space

Like the rooms inside our homes, there are limitless ways to decorate a deck or patio, especially when you introduce homemade outdoor furniture. Putting a personal spin on your outside seating area is as easy as modifying a tree stump, upcycling a slab of concrete, or building with unused pallets. We found 13 easy-to-follow DIY patio furniture tutorials to inspire your backyard transformation.
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Great Patio Chairs for Less Than $100

I treat our outdoor entertaining area just like any other room in our house, which means I want stylish and comfortable furniture outside. Since they are exposed to the elements, I don't want to spend a lot a lot of money, which is the reason for this round-up of pretty outdoor dining chairs in different styles for under $100.
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5 Brilliant Ways to Redo the Patio

Gorgeous patio inspiration is available to us at our fingertips, but which direction should we go when decorating our patios? Have you ever thought of your patio as the newest room in your house? If you shift your thinking, this "new room" opens up possibilities for creating that space you always wanted -- even if it is outdoors!
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Creative DIY Patio Ideas to Try

Want to boost the beauty and usefulness of your outdoor spaces? Put one of these inspiring DIY patio ideas to work in your landscape.
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Colorful Outdoor Furniture for Small Patios

Even if your patio is small on space, it can still be big on color -- and style. These 10 outdoor furniture pieces are good options for making your space a cheerier and more functional place to relax and entertain.