Pleached live oaks line the driveway.

Glamorous Texas Home

Pleached live oaks line the driveway. Door, Farrow & Ball semigloss in Parma Gray Clean Symmetry - Veranda

TImeless Design: The Elements of California Style

TImeless Design: The Elements of California Style

Love the white hydrangeas with green foliage, boxwood and gray containers, galvanized lantern style light fixtures, bluestone steps, white siding, galvanized gutters. Simple glass door with thin frame and mullions. Simple chic

Our new obsession is everything Zinc from windows to doors, pots and outdoor furniture, always classic and timeless just like

This poolside patio is perfectly timeless.

Cedar Shake Colonial with white trim - pool, market umbrella and lounge chairs, brick design surrounding pool with green trimmed bushes outlining pool area!

Octagonal Screen Porch - traditional - porch - chicago - Martin Bros. Contracting, Inc.

Simple fire pit for Michigan summers. This classic fire pit mimics the shape of the octagonal screened porch connected to the home. Traditional Adirondack chairs in a glossy black match the exterior fixtures on the main house.

This Chicago Beaux Arts mansion was built in 1899. - Photo: Werner Sraube

Beaux Arts Chicago home. Was Hugh Hefner's Playboy Mansion, now restored to its exquisite former role as a single family home.

White climbing roses, painted lattice, white wicker - Tory Burch's Hamptons porch

Gorgeous white roses climb the trellis surrounding Tory. (The Foo Dog Ate My Homework)

Inspirational Homes

Crushed limestone walkway and Hydrangea border by Howard Design Studio. Like the row of hydrangeas and ivy.

Come On In {outside, that is} - Editor's Notes - Blog 2011

Love this gate with the round window echoing the round window in the house.

Use symmetry and balance to create a calming, soothing patio. The manicured boxwood hedges and sculptural balls look attractive even when covered in snow. The classic design of the shed, with its mansard roof and mirror-paneled french doors, belies its pedestrian function as a storage space for recycling bins and spare car tires

26 Inspiring Small Backyards

Love this small patio space with well trimmed shrubs, garden gate and beautifully shaped patio tree

Well I'm ready to relax........!!!!!

My dream house would definitely have a front porch with wicker rockers in which to sit and read, sip iced tea, chat with friends family (with a water view of course for my husband)!