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
Feb

Design My Backyard

Back by popular demand let’s review a project video we finished last year – “Small Modern Backyard” – ‘cuz apparently, YouTube watchers wanted a more in-depth walk-thru of this property. Design my Backyard is what we specialize in at Paradise Restored Landscaping & Exterior Design. The Fishel Family worked with our design team to turn their plain-jane backyard into a

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6
Feb

YouTube Landscape Design

Videos from Last Year – You’re Gonna Love Hi Guys, got a comfy seat to settle into? ‘Cuz your about to see some DyNoMITE YouTube Landscape Design videos. These How-to’s, Design Ideas, Before & Afters, all kinds of destination spots in backyards – well, lets just call it “the works” in landscape design – represent a good year for Us

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4
Feb

Seat Wall Designs

Having a Ringside Seat Hey guys! Remember what it’s like to arrive to a backyard gathering and all the best seats outta the house are taken? We’ve all been there, right? A bunch of early birds have the sweet seats and the rest of us are balancing appetizers & drinks in our hands. Creating front-row seats in your landscape gives

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30
Jan

Breezeway

First: What’s a Breezeway? Wikipedia: A breezeway is a simple roof connecting two structures (such as a house & garage or a house & gazebo); similar to a hallway that allows the passage of a breeze, provides shelter or adds aesthetic design. The Gibson family wanted shelter from Portland rain when traversing from backdoor to gazebo as well as heading

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27
Jan

Backyard Saunas

A Backyard Without a Sauna is like A Day without Sunshine? Life without Relaxing? Backyard Saunas – Rock. Want to open your pores, relax your limbs and release a cleansing wash of perspiration all over your body? Sauna-time! Hot, dry . . . and yet, don’t forget the sweat! Did you know moist heat feels hotter because the moisture-in-the-air prevents your

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23
Jan

In-Ground Pools

In-Ground Pools In Portland Okay already, Pools? I know it’s winter . . . can’t a girl have a dying-for-summer-moment? Guess I didn’t get enough sun & swim last year. Add the fact I went to dinner last night at a family home whose in-ground pool is one of the coolest in Portland. So here I am at my trusty-blog-desk

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16
Jan

Front Yard Landscaping Ideas

Front Yards Take Center Stage We’re not putting the cart before the horse this time. ‘Front Yards’ are breaking out as the new star and pushing ‘backyards’ to understudy. Not all homes are created equal. Some have front yard outdoor spaces. And yet, we drive by them everyday, front yards begging for a makeover. Front Yard Landscaping Ideas will show

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14
Jan

Outdoor Living Designs

Rewind 2019 We’re so excited – and we just can’t hide it – go ahead and lose control ‘cuz we know you’ll like it!  Like it? Yes!  A Year of Outdoor Living Design Masterpieces! And the nutcases (JK) we call “Our Team” – the talented, behind the scenes, press-on-to-make-it-happen, BRILLIANT Paradise Team needs some serious PAT-ON-THE-BACK Action! Our Homeowners: Thanks

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