Fairy lights. String lights. Festoon lights. Whatever you call them, these twinkling balls of warmth brighten any outdoor area to create a cozy, intimate and magical setting. These perfect patio string light ideas will last year-round for the dreamiest backyard.
Strings of twinkling lights overhead make for a magical vibe in the covered outdoor seating and dining area, which is furnished with Summit pieces. Horticultural Elements installed the landscaping designed by Dodi Fredericks.
Landscape designers Phil Hoff and Jennifer Thomas placed a gunite pool with a raised spa, gas fire pit, bluestone patio and Neolith bar. For a seamless look, the team used many of the interior finishes outside. Freking selected furniture from Rausch Classics with Sunbrella fabric for the outdoor seating areas.
On the back patio, designer Laura Kehoe combined the owners’ existing farm table with new chairs by Palecek, accented with tribal-print pillows in Sunbrella fabric. Over the fireplace, she hung one of the residents’ “all-time favorite” pieces: a large plate in the style of Italian Renaissance painter Giuseppe Arcimboldo.
In Gilbert, Arizona, interior designer Caroline DeCesare’s eclectic style is captivatingly on display in her own home.
D’Shakil Designs and Studio 5 Design + Architecture found inspiration for the Biltmore Hotel’s interiors in the glamour of the property’s storied past–which includes hosting celebrity and royal guests–as well as the estate’s original Mediterranean-style architecture.
In this outdoor space created by Daigh Rick Landscape Architects in concert with Allard Ward Architects, J.Lackey Interiors and Sabia Construction, a dining table cleverly doubles as a table tennis court.