Beautiful Patios That Will Make You Want to Live Outside

We all know that creating a beautiful, relaxing space inside your home is important. But what about your outdoor space? It’s easy to write off this space and simply put out some chairs and a table and call it a day. However, your porch or patio can be just as beautiful and comfortable as an indoor space. In fact, you can make it so stylish, you may not even be able to tell the difference between the interior and exterior of your home.

If you’re someone who loves to spend time outdoors, there is no reason your outdoor space should be anything less than inspiring. It deserves as much attention as the interior rooms in your home. Today, it’s very easy to find outdoor furniture and decor that can survive the elements while providing both comfort and style.

Here are some inspiring outdoor living areas that are so beautiful, you’ll be hard-pressed to want to go back inside.

Outdoor Living Area Ideas

Beautiful Patios That Will Make You Want to Live Outside | MeganMorrisBlog.comBeautiful potted plants carry the outdoors into this elegant patio.
Source: Ballard Designs

Beautiful Patios That Will Make You Want to Live Outside | MeganMorrisBlog.comA gas fire pit serves as a focal point to this seating area by the pool, combining two natural elements.
Source: House Beautiful

Beautiful Patios That Will Make You Want to Live Outside | MeganMorrisBlog.comA lovely stone fireplace creates the feeling of a cozy living room on this patio.
Source: HGTV

Beautiful Patios That Will Make You Want to Live Outside | MeganMorrisBlog.comAt first glance, it’s easy to think this spacious living area is indoors – but it’s not!
Source: Highgate House via Decor Pad

Beautiful Patios That Will Make You Want to Live Outside | MeganMorrisBlog.comThe brown in the dining area creates a beautiful contrast with the white living area.
Source: Traditional Home

Beautiful Patios That Will Make You Want to Live Outside | MeganMorrisBlog.comThis patio is spacious enough for a large party yet cozy enough for small, intimate gatherings.
Source: Architectural Digest

Beautiful Patios That Will Make You Want to Live Outside | MeganMorrisBlog.comAn area rug is a great way to define an outdoor living space and make it feel more like an indoor room.
Source: Homes to Love

Beautiful Patios That Will Make You Want to Live Outside | MeganMorrisBlog.comHow chic and glamorous is this black and white outdoor space?
Source: House Beautiful

Beautiful Patios That Will Make You Want to Live Outside | MeganMorrisBlog.comDon’t forget to include a spot for your furry family members, too.
Source: Veranda

Beautiful Patios That Will Make You Want to Live Outside | MeganMorrisBlog.comLove the bar area, stonework, and chic furniture on this gorgeous patio.
Source: House Beautiful

So many beautiful ideas!

Warm regards,
Megan

Creating Better Curb Appeal with Charming Garage Doors

Want to give your home’s curb appeal something special? Your garage door is an opportunity just waiting for you to take advantage of it. It takes up a lot of real estate on your home’s facade, so it’s a great place to infuse some charm and character to elevate the entire look of your curb appeal.

There are a lot of ways to improve your garage door. If your budget is low, simply painting it can have a big effect that doesn’t cost a lot. You can also add extra details to it, such as DIY hardware or vines, or you can replace the door altogether with something like a carriage door if you have a little more room in your budget.

Here are 10 eye-catching garage doors to give you some ideas and inspiration for your own home.

Garage Door Inspiration

Creating Better Curb Appeal with Charming Garage Doors | HomeandEventStyling.comWhite carriage doors blend into the beautiful facade of this home while adding some character. The vines are a nice touch, too, to bring some life to the curb appeal.
Source: Better Homes & Gardens

Creating Better Curb Appeal with Charming Garage Doors | HomeandEventStyling.comThe panels and curved windows bring some extra character to this otherwise simple garage.
Source: This Old House

Creating Better Curb Appeal with Charming Garage Doors | HomeandEventStyling.comThese garage doors mimic the look of actual barn doors for a very charming look.
Source: Christina’s Adventures

Creating Better Curb Appeal with Charming Garage Doors | HomeandEventStyling.comSome black hardware adds detail to this carriage door that ties it in with the Juliet balcony.
Source: Southern Living

Creating Better Curb Appeal with Charming Garage Doors | HomeandEventStyling.comHow chic is this rounded garage door?
Source: Elements of Style

Creating Better Curb Appeal with Charming Garage Doors | HomeandEventStyling.comA polished, bare wood door brings warmth and character to the white building while keeping with a modern appeal.
Source: Lonny

Creating Better Curb Appeal with Charming Garage Doors | HomeandEventStyling.comRustic, knotty wood garage doors bring a farmhouse flair to this beautiful home.
Source: Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles

Creating Better Curb Appeal with Charming Garage Doors | HomeandEventStyling.comDon’t be afraid to paint your garage door a color, like this beautiful deep green that complements the home.
Source: Southern Living

Creating Better Curb Appeal with Charming Garage Doors | HomeandEventStyling.comThough the garage door mostly blends in with the facade, the detailing on the panels gives it some character.
Source: New England Home

Creating Better Curb Appeal with Charming Garage Doors | HomeandEventStyling.comThis home looks like a tropical paradise with the gorgeous, vibrant wood tone on the garage doors, which add some dimension to the look.
Source: Southern Living

Could your garage door use an upgrade?

Warm regards,
Megan