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This TV Executive’s Backyard Is Reminiscent Of A French Courtyard

Film and TV executive Jennifer Stewart tell us why this is her favorite room.  “Because it’s a small space, I wanted our backyard to be like a French courtyard instead of having grass and garden beds. It works beautifully for entertaining. We have our Thanksgiving dinner outside at the long table,…


This Resort-Style Cottage Is The Ultimate Summer Hangout

The spacious yard has a huge pool, table tennis, a barbecue hut and more.

Decorating & Design

25+ Ways To Refresh Your Garden This Summer

These lush spaces are the epitome of garden goals.


25+ Secret Gardens Hiding In City Spaces

Turn a postage-stamp backyard into a world of wonder.

Decorating Advice

25 Covered Porches, Patios & Pavilions Perfect For Rain Or Shine

Browse stunning outdoor spaces that offer a perfect shady spot.

Decorating & Design

15 Hammocks & Porch Swings For Lazy Summer Afternoons

Is there anything better than lounging outside on a warm summer day? We don’t think so — especially if we’re curling up in a hammock or swaying away on a porch swing. Click though this gallery to see some of our favorite hammocks, hanging chairs and porch swings that are…


Summer Entertaining Ideas: 5 Foolproof Ways To Host An Outdoor Party

With lots of sunny weekends coming up, it’s a great time to start planning.


15+ Beautiful Restaurant Patios To Inspire Your Own!

Get inspired to create a dreamy outdoor space.

Small Space

15 Big Fixes For Small City Gardens

Get smart solutions for creating an urban garden oasis.


This Just In: 2018’s Top Patio Style Trends

See new living and dining patio furniture, sleek outdoor fireplaces and fire pits, and industrial-style barbecues.


See Outdoor Spaces Inspiring H&H Editors Right Now!

With summer in full swing, we can’t help but look back at some of the beautiful outdoor spaces we’ve seen through the years. From an eclectic city backyard to a rustic barn set on sprawling land, click through to see which outdoor spaces are inspiring House & Home editors this season.

Dining Room

26 Outdoor Dining Rooms For Stylish Summer Soirées

Set the scene for alfresco entertaining.


Outdoor Rooms That Feel Like An Extension Of Your Home

Spending a gorgeous day under the sun or stars while enjoying the comforts of home is the ultimate luxury, and these beautiful outdoor rooms allow you to do exactly that. From cooking up a feast to relaxing with friends, these exterior rooms expand your living area while allowing you to breathe in…


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…


Backyard Makeover: The Ultimate Outdoor Space

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