Outdoor Living Basics

Today, many individuals are taking their home decor and living spaces outside. Outdoor living can consist of designing and creating unique outdoor spaces through construction or landscaping projects - from staining decks to building a koi pond with a cascading waterfall we've got you covered. Homeowners are building outdoor kitchens and fireplaces for entertaining purposes, while others are installing unique lighting concepts to reveal the beauty of their yardwork at night. Whichever project you decide to tackle, Angie's List is here to help you figure out the best way to begin transforming your outdoor living space. 

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Want to build a backyard water feature, such as outdoor water fountains, garden ponds or a water wall? Consider these tranquil backyard water features.
A pond makes a beautiful water feature to any landscape. (Photo courtesy of Classic Nursery and Landscape Co.)
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Water features make beautiful additions to any landscaping project.
Silver Crow Studios' Sean Sheppard doing their faux brick
An artist's touch delivers a different look than store-bought faux finishes.
Create your perfect garden filled with your favorite flowers and plants this year. (Photo courtesy of Rachel Coleman)
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Get inspired to transform your landscaping with these fabulous home gardens.
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Landscapers discuss home water features and the value they add to your property. Learn which features will work best for you.