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Functional Backyard

Add interest to outdoor spaces with varying levels.

"Different zones, ground surfaces and raised patios offer different spots for kids to play in this San Francisco backyard," says Montreal blogger Kim Vallée. "Plus, it's sophisticated and stylish enough for entertaining."

Get more ideas for kid-friendly backyard design in Kim Vallée's blog post.

See more of blogger Kim Vallée's favourite spaces in our photo gallery.

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