It's funny how many "outdoor living" posts I can come up with...it's the part of the house I think I'm most excited about. There is so much space and it has great bones, it will be a pleasure to see it transform into our little piece of heaven. Our family spends a lot of time outdoors in our current casa and we have a fourth of the amount of space we will have in the new casa. I can just imagine, how much fun we'll have there.
We love to entertain...most family functions are held at our house. In addition we love to have friends over for casual dinners, formal dinners, parties, you name it...
I would like to incorporate many furnishings and elements that will stand the test of time and be durable. This is one reason why I think bench seating would be great around the perimeter of the outdoor living area and/or outdoor kitchen.
These are some ideas I've seen recently: