Spring is in the air! It’s been in the mid-80s in Tampa and I’m sorry if you’re reading this from a window with a snowy view. I’m pumped to finally be tackling our back patio design plan and sharing the inspiration behind my plan with you guys today. I introduced the project and showed you a draft mood board in my 2018 project list blog post. Since then, I’ve made a few modifications and have solidified the design a bit more.
Back Patio Design Plan
The patio has white brick walls on three sides, 4 columns in the front and the back wall is flanked by two sets of french doors. I regret this is the only before photo I have – from when we were ripping out all of the carpet so bear with me. The columns create 3 zones in the space and dictate the layout to a point. For example. we wouldn’t want a sofa directly behind a brick column obstructing the view to the backyard. But this works nicely because we plan to create a dining area, lounge area and cooking area where the grill lives.… Read more