8 Ideas That Will Beautify Your Backyard

Transform your apartment terrace into a jungle with strategically placed houseplants and faux putting green flooring.

Create Your Own Jungle

Opt for low furniture to keep your backyard view open and unobstructed. Designer Suzannah Charbin's choice of low benches.

Maximize the View

Incorporate bold features like a high chimney above a willow-and-steel pergola. This dramatic element draws attention to the 10-foot-tall "windows".

Add Dramatic Elements

Ensure your outdoor dining area can accommodate as many guests as your indoor space.

Plan for Guests

Seamlessly blend indoor and outdoor spaces. In a D.C. home, designer Tina Ramchandani created an outdoor dining area with paneled walls for privacy

Extend Indoor Comfort

Add an outdoor handwashing station to keep dirt and mud outside. This practical feature allows guests to clean up and leave their shoes outside.

Install a Wash Station

A fire pit is a classic backyard feature for cozy summer evenings. Chic lawn chairs provide a comfortable and stylish seating option.

Incorporate a Fire Pit

Sometimes, less is more. A simple setup with a pool and sun lounger on a grassy lawn can create a serene and private sanctuary

Keep It Simple