Gorgeous outdoor spaces

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For all of those who are itching to go outside like me, here’s a little eye candy to tide us over! Our backyard and patio need some serious love, but until we recover from our wedding expenses, I’ll just have to live with gathering inspiration until we can start making improvements.

I would be out here all day…though everything would be covered in dirty puppy prints…The throw pillows are amazing.
via Laura McQueen

So private and lush!  I could imagine setting up a temporary outdoor office to enjoy it.
via Decor4All

Love this pond side cabana…
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Back patio makeover- use thrifted items to make a space beautiful. You do not have to spend a lot of money to make your space beautiful!

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This country style brings in some of the barn like style I adore. Clever use of a tub as a coffee table base too!

Easy, Breezy Beach House Inspiration

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For small spaces, these built in benches might be the best choice! Throw in a cute table and you’ve got a perfect setting for some outdoor fun. I also love the idea that these benches could double as storage!

Best little tips, tricks, and cheats to create the special finishing touch in your home.

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Going the extra mile with a space doesn’t need to take much effort. You can add a little touch to one room or space to change the entire feel or look of it. Not all additions make a huge impact, but here are a few that I think really go far…

Rustic modern kitchen. grey + white + linen. Love the idea to extend kitchen counter to make a breakfast bar by adding a table pushed up to the counter.  And those bar stools actually look comfortable.

via flourishdesignandstyle

Don’t have a bar or breakfast bar but want one? This extended bar made from a table is a genius idea! It expands the kitchen seating without taking your eye away from the rest of the room.

how to make a table top for outdoor fire pit so it can double as a coffee table when not being used for fires

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A fire pit cover makes this space multi-functional! It gets the outside patio a great table space when it’s not in use but also a great gathering spot when you lift the table and turn up the heat!

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A bookcase next to the tub. This is a brilliant idea for those who might not have storage space in their bathroom otherwise! Even a skinny built in can maximize the storage in the bathroom as well as make it look cozy.

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Adding the additional shelf above this kitchen sink window gives you a little more room for decor or storage. Pull out some of those great decor pieces that give your kitchen a little personality without a lot of clutter. This is great for small kitchens that might not have the storage space for decor on the counter.

Nailed It!  Nailhead Trim Makes Everything Better

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Under cabinet lighting. I absolutely love look it gives to have light hidden away but it’s so useful if you find yourself working late or struggling to have a well lit work space. It’s not just for kitchens!