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Cottages & Country

How To Add Cottage Style To Your Suburban Backyard

Escape to a spacious and serene backyard.

Home Tours

See Marilyn Denis’s Beautiful Backyard Oasis

Lynda Reeves tours her serene urban oasis.

Dining Room

26 Outdoor Dining Rooms For Stylish Summer Soirées

Set the scene for alfresco entertaining.

Outdoor

No Cottage? This Backyard Oasis Is The Perfect Summer Escape

On long weekends in the summer, instead of trekking to cottage country, you’ll find Lores and Robert Tomé already lounging poolside with a Pimm’s Cup in hand. “We would rather have a backyard oasis versus battling traffic to get out of the city for some R & R,” Lores says. To create the…

Makeovers

Backyard Makeover: The Ultimate Outdoor Space

See the lush outdoor space complete with an outdoor kitchen, hot tub and fire pit.

Outdoor

Evening Patio Style Tips

A mix of lighting sets the perfect mood for a summertime soirée.

Outdoor

Get Patio Makeover Inspiration From Stylist Emily Henderson

See how Emily transformed her patio from top-to-bottom with a stylist's eye.

Outdoor

Turn Your Backyard Into A Resort-Inspired Retreat

See how faux boxwood privacy screens, a beautiful outdoor rug and a spacious sectional come together to transform an empty deck into a vacation-like retreat.

Decorating & Design

No Pool? Cool Down With 14 Backyard Water Feature Ideas

A water feature is a refreshing addition to any outdoor space, whether it’s deep enough for a dip or not. If a pool isn’t in the picture, there are plenty of other ways to make a splash in your backyard. From traditional waterfalls to serene ponds and vintage fountains, find 14 stunning ideas below.

Outdoor

This Just In: Fresh Outdoor Style

See Scandinavian-style lounge sets and contemporary outdoor dining tables. Plus, discover fun, whimsical pool accessories. Then, enter to win a gift card!

Design Lab

One Patio, Two Stylish Looks

Make the most of summer by turning your backyard into an on-trend outdoor living room.

Outdoor

Create The Ultimate Outdoor Dining Room!

Bring the vibe of a stylish restaurant patio to your own backyard. Then, enter for your chance to win $10,000 worth of ARD Outdoor furniture!

Home Tours

Tour The Dreamy Basement & Backyard Of The 2016 Princess Margaret Showhome

Discover the basement's standout features perfect for kids and kids-at-heart!

Home Tours

A Secret Garden Hiding In A Small City Backyard

Peek inside the romantic European-inspired escape!

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Get Senior Design Editor Stacey Smithers’ Backyard Makeover Tips!

A shed and plants give her yard a new look.