Sharon Mimran's Outdoor Dining Room
A back patio with European polish.
"I wanted the exterior to look as if it were a part of the interior design," says Sharon Mimran. Striking a romantic note at night, the black-painted chandelier suspended over the dining table is outfitted with candles. The highlight of the yard is the large, ethanol-burning fireplace with a weatherproof faux-limestone resin mantel. Two pyramidal evergreens create symmetry. A collection of urns on the table can be easily repositioned or repotted.