Dean and Derek of DIY's Rock Solid stop by to help the Blog crew build the fireplace. From choosing the first stones to balance and symmetry and the all-important key stone — Amy, Chris, and Simon learn the ins and outs of how good craftsmanship and a little patience make for a perfect masonry masterpiece. And, as always, when Dean and Derek are involved everyone has a little fun.
Inspired by the breathtaking views, an outdoor space wraps the side of the house, providing shade from the intense midday sun. A pergola roof, vertical garden and grill station create the ultimate outdoor escape.