Don’t you ever wish, in the midst of beautiful summer heat, that you could enjoy all the pleasures of the weather outside accompanied by all the pleasures you get from lazing around indoors? Let this coming season be the first time you set up the ultimate combination of that—an outdoor living room, like the one you see above. With the right zoning, you can have a dining and lounging area in the same space, all on your back patio. Check out a few ways to recreate a perfect outdoor space like this, and get ready to kick back the hot days of summer away in style.
For the simplest execution, start with your bare basics, such as your seating furniture and lighting.
black and white
Hook it up with an L-shaped sectional and a few other black and white necessities. We love the jagged edges of the mirror chosen for this one.
a few shiny extras
Once you have the modern two-tone pieces down pat, add in a few shiny extras like copper mugs and blue agate napkin ring holders to prep the area for all that summer entertaining.