The Ultimate Patio Design Guide

BY KRISTEN GARRIDO

Need an outdoor makeover? These backyard patio decoration ideas can inspire your next passion project and turn your outdoor space into the patio of your dreams.

Outdoor Bar

Setting up an outdoor bar that's stocked with drinks, glassware, and accessories makes entertaining on your patio effortless and stylish.

Fire Pit

A fire pit surrounded by comfortable seating creates a cozy ambiance and extends the usability of the patio into cooler evenings.

Pergola 

Adding a pergola overhead provides shade and defines the space, creating an inviting and intimate atmosphere.

Water Feature 

Installing a water feature like a fountain, pond, pool or waterfall adds a soothing element to your patio, creating a tranquil and relaxing environment. 

Lighting 

Hanging string lights overhead creates a magical atmosphere and adds warmth and ambiance to your patio, especially during evenings and nighttime gatherings. 

Outdoor Kitchen

Installing an outdoor kitchen with a grill, countertop, and storage allows you to cook and entertain outdoors without having to go back and forth between the indoor kitchen.

Adding a Deck 

Building a deck as an extension of your patio provides a stable and level surface for outdoor furniture and activities.

Vertical Garden

Incorporating vertical gardens or living walls into your patio design maximizes green space. It's a great option for small yards or where ground space is limited.

Lounge Area

Create a comfortable lounge area on your patio with sofas, chairs, and coffee tables. It's a perfect wait to enjoy your patio all year around. 

Summertime is the perfect season to transform your patio into an oasis.