Kenya Foy

Yes, You Can Hide Your Neighbor’s House With a Ship Sail—Plus 4 More Patio Privacy Ideas

There’s even a cave on the list.

5 Concrete Patio Paint Ideas That Spiff Up the Gray

From tile look-alikes to pastel stripes.

The Best Bathroom Mirrors Have These 4 Qualities, Above All Else

Shape is just the start.

The Best Place to Hang Your Backyard String Lights Isn’t Along the Porch

These spaces highlight everything from a pizza oven to a fence.

5 Firepit Ideas, From a Kit to Zellige Tile, That Will Rival Your Neighbors’ Backyards

There’s one that’s made from recycled washing machine parts.

Brick Patio Ideas Don’t Have to Be Boring—Peep These 5 Outdoor Spaces

From a Nantucket hotel garden to a London terrace.

Grass Stripes, Wavy Brick, and More Patio Floor Ideas to Define Your Summer Hangout

Found in six of our favorite outdoor spaces.

Patio Lighting Ideas That Brighten Up Your Outdoor Space Without Blending In

Including pendants, wall mounts, and lanterns.

Slip Into the Best Bamboo Sheets for Sweet—Not Sweaty—Dreams

Here’s our short list, all tested.