This is my idea of the perfect outdoor area. I have a small balcony and this would be divine at my place. The hanging lights can be bought from IKEA, they are solar lights which is so handy. I absolutely love this! With the cat!
On a tight budget? This has been achieved with a recycled timber, some breeze blocks a lick of paint. The trick to the style is to stick to a limited colour palette which brings harmony - but also a great contrast in the textures of the materials.