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Color of the Year

Carson Arthur | Posted 11.03.2014 | HuffPost Home
Carson Arthur

So what makes a good first impression? Truth is, the color of your home is often the very first thing potential buyers notice when looking at a prospective house. Paint has never been so important.

Enjoy a Weekend Away in the Backyard

Houzz | Posted 10.20.2014 | HuffPost Home
Houzz

Backyard camping is a great compromise. The kids get s'mores over a firepit at night, and I get my latte in the morning. It's a win/win, and a winning way to bring families together.

The Ultimate Outdoor Space Makeover

Domino | Posted 10.06.2014 | HuffPost Home
Domino

Not all makeovers require renovations (the dust! the commotion! the disorder!). Pretty exhausting, right? In fact, some of the most magnificent transformations don't require major disruption.

Deck vs. Patio: What Is Best for You?

Carson Arthur | Posted 09.26.2014 | HuffPost Home
Carson Arthur

When it comes to creating outdoor useable space, there are so many different options out there, but for a majority of homeowners, it always comes down deciding between either a deck or a patio.

OMG We Bought A House! Episode 12: Anniversary Al Fresco!

Mr. Kate | Posted 08.30.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

In OMG We Bought A House! Episode 12, we take the decorating outdoors! For mine and Joey's 7th anniversary we decided theres no better place to cel...

Set the Mood for Summer Outdoor Entertaining

Manja Swanson | Posted 07.12.2014 | HuffPost Home
Manja Swanson

Aren't you just longing for relaxed evenings on the deck with good friends, good food, and good drinks? Here's how to set the mood for summer outdoor entertaining and host a smashing soiree.

Outdoor Lighting Tips: How to Layer Lighting

Manja Swanson | Posted 06.30.2014 | HuffPost Home
Manja Swanson

As a piece of statement jewelry is to an outfit, using accent lighting outside is the finishing touch on your outdoor light layering.

10 Porch Lights That'll Boost Curb Appeal

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.17.2013 | HuffPost Home

These stylish options offer an instant fix to a humdrum entry.

10 Incredibly Luxurious Backyards

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 08.10.2013 | HuffPost Home

One has a movie screen, another has a bocce court.

PHOTO: Garden Furniture Made From...

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 09.18.2013 | HuffPost Home

This really doesn't seem like a such a bad idea.

PHOTOS: 10 Outdoor Bathtubs You Need To See

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 07.31.2013 | HuffPost Home

A great way to really let go of your inhibitions is by installing an outdoor bathtub. Now, we know what you're thinking: What if the neighbors see? If...

PHOTO: The Coolest Backyard Feature Ever

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 07.24.2013 | HuffPost Home

Talk about really getting in touch with nature.

PHOTOS: 10 Jaw-Dropping Infinity Pools

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 07.20.2013 | HuffPost Home

These gorgeous water features make us want to swim forever.

PHOTOS: 10 Of The Most Charming Cottage Gardens

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 09.18.2013 | HuffPost Home

All outdoor spaces are unique in their own way. But if you're really looking to up the ante in yours, we recommend take a cue from these lovely cottag...

WATCH: Celebrity Couple's Serene Backyard Escape

OWN | Posted 07.10.2013 | OWN

When Grammy Award-winning artist John Legend welcomes Oprah to his home in Hollywood Hills for an interview on "Oprah's Next Chapter," he doesn't just...

PHOTOS: 10 Fabulous Outdoor Dining Rooms

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 06.29.2013 | HuffPost Home

Here's how you really set the mood for a great summer party.

PHOTOS: 15 Reasons To Sleep Outside Your Bedroom

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 06.20.2013 | HuffPost Home

If you have an outdoor space, you're going to want to gives these ideas a try.

PHOTOS: 10 Extraordinary Outdoor Fire Pits

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 06.08.2013 | HuffPost Home

The funny thing about spring is that no matter how hot the days get, the nighttime can be pretty chilly and damp. That's why we know when we build our...

22 Gorgeous Outdoor Decorating Ideas

Real Simple | Posted 07.20.2013 | HuffPost Home

From porches to patios, transform your outdoor space with smart decorating tricks. ...

PHOTOS: The One Garden Feature Nearly Everyone Covets

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 05.19.2013 | HuffPost Home

t'll turn even the most humble yards into a photo op.

What Impression Does Your Driveway Give?

Posted 07.18.2013 | HuffPost Home

Driveways are often the most overlooked part of garden design, considered more utilitarian than something worthy of our attention; yet we usually trav...

5 Hot Outdoor Design Trends

Courtney Price | Posted 07.03.2013 | HuffPost Home
Courtney Price

And why Baby Boomers are the ones to thank for these hot styles.

One Outdoor Design Store Is All The Rage

Ecofaulous | Amy Feezor | Posted 04.29.2013 | HuffPost Home

According to our friends at Ecofabulous, an outdoor space outfitted by this company will make you want to stay longer.

Beautiful Outdoor Furniture Ideas

Posted 06.19.2013 | HuffPost Home

Artful outdoor furniture will turn your backyard into your new favorite room....

A Heartwarming Tribute To One Woman's Father

The Huffington Post | Rain Embuscado | Posted 04.16.2013 | HuffPost Home

Even grown-ups need their backyard getaway.