Railroad timbers and pea gravel for the west side of the house.

Railroad tie and gravel garden/side yard walkway. I usually don't like gravel and railroad ties but this might be a workable and less expensive option than pavers for backyard walkway to screen porch

Fire pit for the lakehouse

Lake House ideas, Just need the lake house first! :) - I would love to have lake house or something like this someday. the fire place would even be nice in a backyard!

outdoor rooms

Transform your outdoor space into a additional living space. Find inspiration in these outdoor structures created for DIY Network's Indoors Out.

like the tree stump chairs and how the tree is incorporated into the design

Designer Jamie Durie framed this outdoor dining room by incorporating a large backyard pine tree into a stone wall. The benches are made of simple fallen tree trunks, an easy, inexpensive way to create gorgeous outdoor seating. - LOVE but trees grow.

Perfect fire pit

Awesome swinging benches around a fire pit. This is my favorite things to do. Swing and have a fire. This is great idea

Heavenly Outside.

Outdoor entertainment area & kitchen with pizza oven & fireplace. My kinda outdoors!

Natural patio idea

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On my small porch I could get a thick rubber mat, put holes in it, glue river rocks onto it. Maybe make a border around the outside perimeter of the porch where I then place container gardens.