Houzz Presents Amazing Outdoor Living Room Ideas

Houzz Presents Amazing Outdoor Living Room Ideas

20 Outdoor Rooms With Entertaining Flair

From Houzz

Summer is here, and with it comes long lazy days lounging by the swimming pool, or sipping a drink in a lounge chair, or grilling outside in the backyard with the family.  Have you ever wanted to change the dynamic of your backyard into more of an entertaining area?  Outdoor living is one of the strongest trends in American households, and properly designing and planning the outdoor living space can make all the difference.  This post from Houzz presents 20 different ideas for outdoor living spaces to facilitate family gatherings, outdoor parties and entertaining, or just plain lounging time alone or with the family.

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Some have fire features and grills — others, just a table and chairs. But all of these open-air rooms show guests a good time

Summer offers a lot for us to celebrate: vacations, long days, warm nights and visits with friends near and far. Outdoor entertaining, from lunch on the deck and happy hour at sunset to dinner by candlelight and fireside gatherings under the stars, embodies the season.

If you want to bring the party outside this summer, or you’re considering a backyard update, take a look at 20 great outdoor entertaining areas from our My Houzz series for ideas to help you get started.

Color celebration in Dallas. Landscape professionals Brianne and Trey Denton created a globally influenced destination in their backyard. Crushed limestone gravel, a mix of colorful patio furniture and a bright orange fireplace entice guests to gather while allowing for impromptu rearrangements. The couple also commissioned a local graffiti artist to paint a corrugated metal wall behind the fireplace.

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