Design an idyllic outdoor living space with these clever ideas for a every style and budget

Sunset  – June 29, 2009 | Updated July 27, 2019

In the West, being outside is a way of life — even our homes become a conduit to the outdoors. To get the most out of outdoor living, we found inspiring patio design ideas that create seamless transitions between indoor and outdoor spaces. Whether you’re a do-it-yourselfer or want to leave it to the pros, here are some of the best, with ideas for every space and budget.