Exterior Design

18
Feb

Outdoor Living

HEAD OUTSIDE It’s 2020 – Outdoor Living is Explosive! And this decade will cement our indoor-outdoor lifestyles. The full-use of our property is undeniably brilliant. Gone are the days where front, side and back yards stood empty or became unsightly catch-all’s. Outdoor Rooms fill-up unutilized space turning it down-home comfy. Spaces where we can hang-out, let-it-all-go, and soak-up quality time

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13
Feb

Contemporary Backyard Design

The Fantastic 5 in Backyard Living Contemporary design is all about the now and the future . . . as such, Contemporary Backyard Design is all over that definition. What does 2020 hold for landscape design? Living Life Large in your Backyard! Fabulous Sun & Sun Downs Outdoors much? Stuck indoors in a rut? Get outside. Lack of sun can

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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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