5 Decks to Inspire Your Outdoor Oasis
Nothing says summer living like a beautiful deck. Decks are what lazy weekend BBQs are made of (or, more accurately, made on). No matter the size or design, a deck can create an enjoyable outdoor living space with only a few key pieces - comfortable furniture, soft lighting, and potted plants.
Although summer doesn’t officially arrive for another two months, there’s no time like the present to get inspired by some beautiful outdoor decks.
Image: Bender Arguitetura
This deck and its furniture are straightforward, but the space is made breathtaking by the lush plant life enveloping it. The architecture of the beamed “ceiling” is stunning, giving the illusion of a greenhouse.
Image: Kim Bartley Design
This deck features a cool, wood tone on the flooring, wall planks, and wicker seating. Using neutrals on the cushions makes the vibrant colors of the throw pillows and lush greenery pop.
Image: Decks by Kiefer
The beautiful craftsmanship of this deck is a show stopper. The gorgeous wood, built-in bench and planters, and curved lines of this tiered deck create the perfect stage for simple lounge seating and potted plants.
A rooftop deck is a match made in heaven, especially when your backdrop is a stunning cityscape. A simple dining set works perfectly in this small, open space.
Image: Tim Clarke Design
A neutral color palette and a spacious layout make this seaside deck the perfect place to relax under the shade of the vaulted ceiling. The combination of lounge-style seating and a comfortable sofa create a shared space for relaxing and gathering with friends.
Are your deck dreams in full swing yet? Which styles do you like best?