This industrious homeowner created a shaded patio in his side yard. Made from salvaged slate tiles and accented with garage-sale finds, the new patio is a perfect private getaway filled with personal style.
Like the Spanish Mission style, the raised pool, the gate in the wall, the rustic pergola. Would be good for a corner lot, entry courtyard for house on a busy street or a backyard that backs up to a green space walking trail; creates a private space.
Let nature take center stage with a simple patio design. Flagstone-look pavers lend natural style to this patio at an affordable price. A simple cinderblock retaining wall and shrubs around the patio's perimeter look like an extension of the landscape.
Whether you're looking to entertain, dine, or just relax, these porch design ideas are guaranteed to inspire your space. From screened-in porches to backyard porches -- and everything in between -- get ready to enjoy the outdoors in style.