Article Courtesy of House Beautiful
Get your outdoor space ready for spring and summer with these quick and easy design ideas.
Go Overboard with Candles
Add a Rug
Just like they do indoors, a rug helps to unify a space. In this Los Angeles outdoor room designed by Mary McDonald.
Dress Up an Outdoor Table
Camellias arch over an outdoor dining table draped with a Clarence House linen, Dahlia, in the backyard of a Pasadena, California, house. “Crisp hemstitch linen napkins, candlelight, jasmine in a 19th-century bowl — these are simple and refined luxuries,” owner and designer Lindsay Reid says.
A chandelier and string of lights add even more romance to the patio of a Corona del Mar, California, house designed by owner Dana Abbott and her design partner, Kim Fiscus. A simple grid of black river rocks add an elegant detail in the concrete patio.