13 beautiful outdoor rooms to inspire summer living

December 6, 2017

For many Australians outdoor living and entertaining is a big part of everyday life, especially as the warmer months roll around.

As such, this has influenced décor and design trends in recent years. Many of us are trying to bring that coveted indoor/ outdoor flow into our homes or create the perfect outdoor space for entertaining or simply just relaxing.

If you’re looking for inspiration for your own outdoor space or just dreaming of somewhere to spend your summer holidays, you need to take a look at these outdoor rooms.

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Source: House Beautiful

Greenery? Check. Outdoor fireplace? Check. Amazing light fixture and comfy furniture? Check, check! This spot would be great for entertaining on those balmy summer evenings as well as throughout winter.

Or perhaps you’d like something simpler and tidy…

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Source: Elle Decor

Or a rooftop entertaining space…

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Source: House Beautiful
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Source: Architectural Digest

Or an enclosed space protected from the weather?

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Source: House Beautiful

Do you have a swing and lots of colour in your dream outdoor room? If so, take some inspiration from this colourful bohemian space.

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Source: House Beautiful

For Australians, a pool makes an outdoor space the whole family will enjoy.

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Source: Elle Decor

But it’s also hard to go past this beautiful patio with forest views.

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Source: House Beautiful

Or this grand space…

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Source: Architectural Digest

When you’ve got a city skyline view like this, your furniture can be kept minimal.

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Source: Architectural Digest

But sometimes all you need is a big table where the whole family can sit around and share a meal.

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Source: Architectural Digest
outdoor rooms
Source: Architectural Digest

While these outdoor rooms are obviously not possible in every home, it’s possible to work with what you do have to create a stylish outdoor space. Read more on how to style your alfresco area.

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