Little-Known Outdoor Room Details You’ll Love

Imagine kicking back in your outdoor room with a bowl of popcorn, snuggled up under the stars in a blanket, ready to watch a movie on your iPad … But oops, your iPad isn’t charged and there’s no outlet around. A missing outlet? That’s a classic design fail. And it shows why an outdoor room […]

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5 Things To Know Before Planning, Designing and Building Outdoor Rooms

Summer in Minnesota is the perfect time to enjoy a beautiful outdoor room that welcomes nature’s fresh northern breezes. Outdoor rooms are currently the most in-demand home spaces. In fact, in Architect Magazine’s annual survey, outdoor rooms have been the most popular type of special-function room for six straight years, surpassing home offices, mudrooms, craft […]

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Outdoor Kitchen, Dining, and Living Room Design Ideas

Imagine enjoying dinner outdoors on a warm Minnesota evening in the summertime. As the sun sets, you’re sipping after-dinner drinks on the patio while a fire twinkles in your outdoor fireplace. Wouldn’t you love to have an outdoor kitchen, dining room, or living room? Not only are these outdoor spaces wonderful to enjoy with friends […]

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A Quiet Corner: Outdoor Living Spaces

There was a time in many parts of America, where using the outdoors for the dual purposes of dining and entertaining just wasn’t done. In rural America many people working on farms often stopped for a mid day “dinner” under the shade of the trees. But it was more for gaining the sustenance needed for […]

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