10 Creative Ways to Bring Structure to Your Outdoor Room

10 Creative Ways to Bring Structure to Your Outdoor Room

Get a sense of protection and coziness with living walls, pergolas, planters and more, says Laura Gaskill, a Houzz Contributor.  Gaskill says,  the secrets of a great outdoor room — one that makes you feel instantly relaxed and at home — is the suggestion of a wall, roof or door. Whether made of stone, wood or living greenery, the structure brings a sense of protection to an outdoor space. Here are 10 beautiful ideas for your patio, terrace or deck to spark your imagination. Read and see more: http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/48736134?utm_source=Houzz&utm_campaign=u1306&utm_medium=email&utm_content=gallery12


Outdoor Structure Ideas for Patios Using Pergola and Outdoor Fireplace, Schmechtig Landscapes Project on HGTV’s Landscapers Challenge



Barrington, Il., Patio Design, Schmechtig Landscapes – a stone retaining wall and flagstone patio create the best outdoor space to enjoy meals around the fireplace. A fence blocks out street and neighbors views with plants around and above the wall for a secret-garden feel.


Another view of the Barrington, IL., Patio Design, Schmechtig Landscapes



Schmechtig Landscapes HGTV Project for Landscapers Challenge, Pergola, Outdoor Fireplace and Stone Wall around fireplace are features incorporated in this patio design.



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