blog sayingThinking Outside the House

Hey guys, Portlanders are getting their party on.  What’s all the hype? Head out the backdoor to see where fun, food, family, and friends are coming together – homeowners sharing their Backyard Living Spaces.

4 View Properties shown: Wheeler, Gibson, Roscoe, Thompson      YouTube Video Property: Pool Party

Why OUT is the new IN

Simple, Living Space . . . Outdoors! Times have changed. Backyards aren’t like your mama’s backyard anymore. Backyards are Outdoor Living Spaces that maximize Living potential. They’ve become a part of the house. Like the kitchen and family room . . . they’re another room . . .  the Backyard Living Room. Think Years Ago. Backyards were looked at from the inside-out. Kids played outside. Lots of lawn, flower beds. To look at, not to live in.

“Outdoor Living” terminology began trending a decade ago and isn’t fading. It remains at top-of-the-list for landscape trends. Many homeowners are just beginning to transform exteriors into functional backyard living and entertaining spaces. Like these fabulous four . . .

2019 Designs shown: Forest, Folske, Stocker, & Gilbert properties . . .

Backyards for All Generations

Enhance your everyday lifestyle. Baby boomers, Gen X and Millennial’s need to take it outside and live a little.  Backyard Living Spaces come in all shapes, sizes and styles – for all generations of Homeowners. No, we are not created equal. We are a jumble of personalities and styles. And that’s the fun thing about it, creating a living space unique to you.

Need show & tell ideas? Our Portfolio has tons of homeowner stories. You’re never too old or too young for a revamped backyard. It’s one of those things that keeps giving back – year after year, memory after memory.


blog image - finish lineReaching the Remodel Finish Line

Let’s follow the trail of the Satchwell backyard remodel . . . Design-Winter-Spring-Summer . . . Fabulous Finale . . .





Okay Portland, that’s about it for today. Go look out your windows and visualize some ideas for your backyard. Need to collaborate with experts? We’ll be right over – complimentary consults are our thing!

Thanks for Dropping In

Until next time . . . Get Outside!

Kim Thibodeau,  Landscape Chit-Chatter


One Comment

  1. Micah Dennis-Reply
    December 13, 2019 at 3:48 pm

    This is great info. Thank you.

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