furniture designer kelly behun's southampton, new york, beach house features a stucco-walled patio, designed by the architecture firm sawyer berson. a low teak table and chairs by bonetti kozerski studio set off a wall adorned with staghorn ferns and baskets made in zambia. the floor is limestone, and the rug is from morocco.
in-floor lighting. there are a variety of low-voltage options when it comes to lighting your deck floor. place lights in deck corners or near steps and seating for the perfect decking lights combination. check out our guide on installing low-voltage deck lighting. photo: courtesy of samuel nagle landscaping design construction
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the deck is partially covered, and the exterior walls are tastefully decorated. the garden furniture and the glass table sets have been chosen to carefully match the 2 sides of the deck: the covered and the uncovered one.
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1. placement options. when you scan through our epic gallery of deck designs above, youll notice that there deck placements of all types. deck placement is largely dictated by your house design. if the rear entrance is elevated, the deck will be elevated. if the house exit is ground-level, youll get a ground-level deck.
exterior living symmes. since it is a multilevel deck that was built right above a room on the ground floor, you cant cover all the the area under the deck using deck skirting. take a crack at placing 20 inches lattices from the edge of your deck. let the skirting hang above the ground to create an incredible look.
plan outdoor deck ideas around entertaining. making sure that your deck is outfitted with plenty of lighting and maybe even a few speakers will instantly set a party atmosphere. also, the addition of an outdoor kitchen and/or wet bar is a great option for those who dont want to be stuck in a kitchen while the party goes on outside.