Back Patio Pictures From Blog Cabin 2014

A mix of cobblestone pavers and pea gravel form the foundation of this backyard patio, which offers a space to prepare meals, dine and gather with friends.

Photo By: Eric Perry ©2014, DIY Network/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Eric Perry ©2014, DIY Network/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Eric Perry ©2014, DIY Network/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Eric Perry ©2014, DIY Network/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Eric Perry ©2014, DIY Network/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Eric Perry ©2014, DIY Network/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Eric Perry ©2014, DIY Network/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Eric Perry ©2014, DIY Network/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Eric Perry ©2014, DIY Network/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Eric Perry ©2014, DIY Network/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Eric Perry ©2014, DIY Network/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Eric Perry

Photo By: Eric Perry ©2014, DIY Network/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Eric Perry ©2014, DIY Network/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Eric Perry ©2014, DIY Network/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Eric Perry ©2014, DIY Network/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Designed to take advantage of the water views, this backyard patio provides a central spot to gather and enjoy lakeside living at its best.

Outdoor Table in Evening

"If you're sitting at the bar, you've got this beautiful view of the lake," says Going Yard host Chris Lambton. "You can walk out on the dock, catch a fish, bring it back and cook some dinner

Fruit in Outdoor Kitchen in Evening

A pitcher of lemonade serves up the perfect refreshment on a hot summer's day.

During the Blog Cabin's People's Choice voting period, online voters selected a curvy patio design over a rectangle shape.

An outdoor grilling station is conveniently located right outside the kitchen for easy food transport.

Outdoor Table and Stools

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Outdoor Table and Stools on Patio

Cobblestone pavers are surrounded by pea gravel to create depth and eye-catching design.

Recycled Adirondack Chairs in Back Yard

Blog Cabin host Chris Grundy was inspired to build these Adirondack chairs, fashioned from salvaged water skis.

With the help of online voters, a regulation-sized bocce ball court sits a few feet from the patio.

Back Yard Bocce Court

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Brick Stairs and Planters

To soften the back entryway, containers of plants line the brick and concrete stairs.

Wooden Outdoor Lounge Chairs

A charming duo of Adirondack lounge chairs offer a cozy spot to relax, while bold orange accents provide a pop of color and add interest.

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Back Yard Landscaping

For the landscaping, "we used a lot of native plants," says Chris. From a variety of palm trees to firebushes, drought-tolerant plants were handpicked to add appeal.

Outdoor Kitchen And Patio with Pergola

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With the great room and master suite's prairie-style rear windows, a near-seamless transition is made between indoor and outdoor spaces.