Dreamy Outdoor Spaces

Dreamy Outdoor Spaces

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Nancy Mitchell
Apr 16, 2015
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Now that the weather is getting warmer, we're all getting the itch to be outdoors. Whether you're stuck inside and longing for some sunshine or just looking for inspiration for your own backyard, here are fifteen dreamy outdoor spaces to fire up your eyes and your imagination.

Oh, and looking at these photos might induce some serious envy. You've been warned.

Above: Cozy conversation pit + fireplace — what's not to love? The view is nice, too. From Architectural Digest.

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A lovely sun-filled spot from House Beautiful.

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The covetable sun-dappled deck of Eric's Austin home.

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Of course this is at a spa in the French country (called La Bastide de Marie), because something so perfect could only exist there.

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The whitewashed walls of this space from The Style Files seem so cool and inviting.

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Water features make this space from Lonny into an outdoor wonderland.

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A lovely little Parisian patio spotted on Kid & Coe.

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This little courtard has a tiny swim-in grotto. Perfect. From Nuevo Estilo.

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Have you ever felt like your backyard was missing something? Have you ever thought about adding a waterfall? From Architectural Digest.

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A lovely green pool spotted on Lonny.

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A lovely view and a soaking tub spotted on Desire to Inspire.

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A beautiful courtyard from Nuevo Estilo.

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Alexandra & Eliot's 1890's Farmhouse has a backyard with an outdoor shower and a lemon (pumelo? grapefruit?) tree.

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Encaustic tiles enliven a stylish courtyard from C Home.

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Moody magic in a outdoor space from Elle Decoration, via Mechant Studio.

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