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Maximize space with functional furniture.

A built-in barbecue makes summer entertaining easy.

Incorporate levels into a steep yard.

Create a cosy garden room with fences, trees and leafy plants.

Bold-coloured pillows add tropical punch to a serene outdoor space.

Keep natural elements for a time-worn look.

Natural tree-branch posts secure a billowing, tropical-style white canopy.

Green up your outdoor dining area.

Create a rustic, shaded area for socializing or siestas.

Get the resort look at home for less.

Add indoor appeal to your outdoor sitting space.

Muskoka chairs inject rustic style into any cottage setting.

How to create a countryside sanctuary — on the cheap.

DIY, patio and gardening ideas + food and drinks.

Designer Andrew Pike's backyard dining area.

A serene, poolside entertaining nook.

Red accents and indoor accessories make a wooden deck warm and inviting.

Glass walls blend this interior with the outdoors.

Add a burst of spring with colour and pattern.

Start dreaming of summer with these picks.

Drawing inspiration from country furniture, colours and patterns.

Grey slate tiles make the pool water look deep blue.

The ultimate outdoor living area.

See this unusual front-yard courtyard.

Try this quick and easy patio makeover project.

Chairs, rugs and candles from New York's Calypso St. Barth.

The famous designer talks outdoor furniture.

Hit Ikea and Canadian Tire for great patio accessories.

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