Your guide to outdoor patios, furniture and landscape designs!

Welcome to Spring 2020 - the beginning of summer fun, barbecues, outdoor living and sun! Whether you've just built your new home and are looking for new landscape designs and ideas, or just simply want to freshen up your outdoor space, here are a few ideas from some of our homeowners who have been in your shoes. Plus, landscaping tips and tricks that could help you along the way. 

Outdoor Living Space

You've heard us mention this before: a large, outdoor living space, designed to bring the outside in isn't just a trend, but is here to stay. Today's homeowner who chooses to add a space like this to their floor plan have it designed in a way that blends beautifully (and comfortably!) with the rest of the house. Here are a few examples, from both contemporary and classic homes:

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You worked so hard to make your home a dream come you furnish it is just as important, inside and out. Here's a sample of some choices our homeowners made: 



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Landscaping Tips & Tricks 

If you're starting from scratch - literally! If you're home is new and you're looking at a pile of dirt, rocks and weeds, and don't know where to start, there's good news! There are so many professionals that can help, and just like a Timber Block floor plan, you can customize any landscape drawing to make it suit you!

One of our favorite articles comes from HGTV. Click here for the full story!

* Plan for Equipment Access

* Start With (and Maintain) the Focal Points

* Keep Curves in Check

* Add Movement

* Accent Your House

* Take Nothing for Granted

* Right Plant, Right Spot

For more on landscaping tips and tricks from HGTV, click here


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