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This Home’s $35 Holiday Lights Went Up on the Roof in Under an Hour

Plus more bright exterior ideas that won’t blow your budget (or a fuse).

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5 Boxes to Check Before Building Your Dream Deck

For determined DIYers and pros alike.

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How to Turn Your Backyard Into an Open-Air Movie Theater

All you need is a king-size sheet and some kid-friendly snacks.

Outdoor Entertaining Isn’t Over Yet—Add This Open-Air Gathering to Your Mood Board

Outdoor Entertaining Isn’t Over Yet—Add This Open-Air Gathering to Your Mood Board

Inspiration for your next intimate get-together.

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This Former Garage Is Now Fit for Drink Making, Dinner Parties, and Fall Nights by the Fire

Even in an indoor-outdoor space, you can be Team Open Shelving.

The New House Addition Isn’t a Second Floor—It’s a Respite in Your Own Backyard

The New House Addition Isn’t a Second Floor—It’s a Respite in Your Own Backyard

4 spaces that expand the possibilities of life at home.

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Searches for This Low-Maintenance Landscaping Idea Are Up 99%

Never fear, your vegetables can still thrive.

5 Patio Shade Ideas to Make Backyard Hangouts Less Sweaty

5 Patio Shade Ideas to Make Backyard Hangouts Less Sweaty

From strips of canvas to a vibrant canopy.

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Jamie Chung’s Deck Was Splinter Central—Now It’s Baby- and Dinner Party–Proof

She learned from this common mistake.

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The Secret to This New Mexico Home’s Jewel-Toned Stucco Exteriors

Despite only 10 days of rain a year, the garden is equally as vibrant.

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5 Patio Cover Ideas for When You Just Can’t With the 90-Plus-Degree Days Anymore

Including tool-less and DIY options.

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30 Years Later, This Homeowner Finally Built His Dream Childhood Treehouse

A sunken hot tub is the prime spot for happy hour.

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The Next Best Thing to a Pool Is This $55 Blow-Up Water Fountain

Hook it up to your garden hose and chill.

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5 Concrete Patio Paint Ideas That Spiff Up the Gray

From tile look-alikes to pastel stripes.

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The Outdoor Feature in This Texas Backyard Is More Kid-Friendly Than a Swing Set

For starters, it’s got AC.

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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.

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

From a Nantucket hotel garden to a London terrace.

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

Found in six of our favorite outdoor spaces.