Keep string lights up all year long so your backyard is lit up. well I don't know about all year long but this is a pretty cool idea!

Drömmarnas trädgård innehåller minst en hängmatta - Sköna hem

En hängmatta i trädgården – det blir inte mer sommar än så

Backyard hammock plus tree lights makes magic. I will buy my home and plant two trees for my hammock in the first summer! Backyard hammock plus tree lights makes magic.

P0rch swing.

Porch perfection = a gorgeous swing built by D & A Studio, a charred iron lantern from Farrey's, and a red Adirondack Chair from DWR. Featured in Luxe magazine, summer interior design interior design design and decoration de casas

Outside living areas

22 Backyard Patio Ideas that Beautify Backyard Designs

This is lovely! A traditional pergola creates shade by providing a place for vining plants to grow, as in this Mediterranean-inspired patio by Sandy Koepke.

The lighting (among other things) is amazing.

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