Or porch, patio, balcony, fire escape whatever it is you call “backyard”. A functional outdoor space can be an extention of your home. A living room and perhaps kitchen (grill anyone?) in the fresh air.
Now that we moved into a much larger space we have a backyard and back porch, along with a front yard and front porch. Granted they need a little cosmetic work, but I’m all about spending as much time as possible outside. That means; dining, cooking, entertaining, and playing (we do have an 9 month old). More on our new space at a later time. For now here are a few of my favorite things for any outdoor space.
I always gravitate to rustic pieces for outside. You don’t want to take away from the elements, but I always like to incorporate a pop of color.