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Exterior Design

11
Dec

Backyard Living Spaces

Thinking 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,

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10
Dec

Front Yard Makeover

This Is Paradise & We Put Up a Parking Lot Complete with Swingin’ Hot Spots! Our Front Yard Makeover ditches blurred lines and muddy pathways to enhance nature’s backdrop. Nature doesn’t always conform to mans living needs; Concrete VS Nature seems to be in an eternal battle. Blending man-made structures & features with trees & plants around and through it,

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3
Dec

Outdoor Living Designs – Why Important?

SAY IT AGAIN SAM Hey guys, for 10 years like a broken record we’ve been saying Outdoor Living Designs are Important. Here’s why: a great design conveys your values in a matter of seconds. It creates a personal lifestyle venue while considering function & aesthetics. Planning results in less mistakes down the line by problem solving and focusing on a

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21
Nov

Landscape Design – What You’re Looking For

You Want It – We’ve Got it … We are Landscape Design.  Want a Landscape Makeover? We’ve put together 40 Ideas for You. It Starts with the Design/Build Process . . . Tuscan Landscape Design Outdoor Kitchen, Kitchen Grill Island, Outdoor Living Room, Firepit W/Seatwalls   More Landscape Renovations – Before & Afters See the Before Photo and Click the

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14
Nov

Backyard Awnings

Some Like it Hot – Others Do Not It goes without saying, Summer Time is Fun Time. Hey, wait a minute . . . not everyone likes sizzlin’ hot weather. As snow-birds can attest, extreme temps can be too hot to handle. Pack up the babies and grab the old ladies for backyard fun means providing escape from hours of

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7
Nov

A Week Of Backyard Living

Backyard Inspiration When looking for a Just-Right design plan for your everyday outside life,  A Week Of Backyard Living will give inspiration and ideas. It’s about, “let the good times roll” and yet, your outdoor space is part of your home and you want it cozy & comfy. Let’s take a jaunt down memory lane . . . Memory Monday

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5
Nov

Backyard Landscape Design – The Last Decade

LOOKING BACK – LOOKING BACK . . . WA-A-A-Y BACK! Yesterday, Micah Dennis, CEO of Paradise Restored, (my boss) walked up to me and said, “I was reading your blog on pools” . . . Screech . . . STOP THE PRESS – WHAT? YOU WERE READING MY BLOG? QUIT LAUGHING . . . so what if a blogger gets

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24
Oct

Outdoor Patio Ideas

Latest Outdoor Patio Ideas With 2020 around the corner, homes with yards have taken a practical turn in the last decade – utilizing all the space in ones’ property. Those ‘look-out-at’ backyards versus ‘live-out-in’ landscapes have taken over and they’re here to stay. And why not? With busy lifestyles pressing down on us, when the after work commute is done,

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22
Oct

Best Landscape Designs

Finale 2019 – Best Landscape Designs of the Season Congratulations Homeowners, Designers, Staff & Crews! Looking back, it’s been a great year! A year of a bit of rain, less sun than the last five . . . but with willing spirits, tough determination & . . . blood, sweat, and tears we powered through.  Here are the 12 Champions

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17
Oct

Backyard Swim Spa

Come and Get it – Get your Backyard Swim Spa Hey Guys! Ya know . . .  there are swimmers and then there are swimmers. Some people just plain old love dipping into water. Like – out the backdoor – Backyard Swim Spa – dipping into water. How’d you like to swim in the middle of a forest? Hold onto

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