Backyard Pictures From Blog Cabin 2009

Wood Multilevel Rear Deck and Attached Pergola With Two Tone Stain Finish

Outdoor entertaining easily spills from the rear deck to the backyard, which features several seating areas ideal for intimate gatherings.

Deck Landing With Built-in Bench and Pergola

The deck landing offers a built-in bench for guests to congregate. A staircase leads directly to the back patio and courtyard beyond.

The patio features a hanging bed built by craftsman Lee Walker. A poplar framework supports the furnishing, which is crafted of chestnut and oak barn wood.

Green Custom Sewn Outdoor Bed Cushions

Cushions were custom sewn for the bed from fabric as saturated as the greenery that surrounds Blog Cabin.

Suspended Wooden Outdoor Bed With Green and Beige Cushions

Like floating on a cloud, the seat cushion — just shy of twin size — creates a cozy resting spot.

Steel Cable Suspended Outdoor Wood bed With Cushions

The bed is suspended from the deck rafters by steel cables.

Loose Flagstone Tile Patio

The flooring, set with Golden Sun loose flagstone tiles from Daltile, blends seamlessly into the natural surroundings.

A sitting area, which takes advantage of the outdoor fireplace, extends living space into the backyard.

Adirondack Chair With Green and Tan Striped Water-Repellant Fabric Pillows

Adirondack chairs get cozy with water-repellent pillows framed in citrus and tan stripes.

A mosaic tile-topped table unifies the seating area and mirrors the design of the flagstone flooring.

The fireplace mantel, constructed from a hand-hewn vintage beam not utilized in the kitchen, provides its own conversation piece.

Stone and wood columns serve as the entrance to the landscaped backyard, planted with shade-tolerant and indigenous plants and shrubs.

Rustic Log Picnic Table

A custom picnic table crafted of walnut slabs by carpenter Allen Crawford is a stand-out feature of the backyard. A coat of varnish protects the tabletop from the elements.

Flagstone Patio

A circular courtyard, set with flagstones, is furnished with handcrafted cedar benches that double as storage cabinets. Seats lift so cushions can be stored inside.

Deck and Flagstone Patio with Steel Fire pit

The steel fire pit, crafted by artist Stefan Bonitz of Asheville, is filled with clear and emerald-green fire pit crystals that cover a stainless steel, gas-powered fire ring. The pit is powered by the cabin’s gas line.

Protected by a deck and stone walls, an outdoor workshop is outfitted with Craftsman tools cleverly stowed for the handyman’s convenience.

Work Table with a Popup Saw Table

The work table is outfitted with a custom pop-up saw table, and includes caster wheels and an air compressor hookup to make cleanup easy.

Deck with High Vaulted Ceiling

The patio provides a view of the dramatic covered deck and windows that connect the indoor and outdoor spaces.