slim aarons, 'family pool,' circa Mrs A Watson Armour III (Jean Schweppe) with friends and family enjoying the pool on their estate at Lake Forest, Illinois. A Wonderful Time - Slim Aarons (Photo by Slim Aarons/Getty Images)
Doin this next summer :) Can you build a backyard theater on the cheap? You don't have to spend thousands of dollars to enjoy open-air cinema. But you'll still need brisk popcorn sales to cover some hardware costs.
Outdoor Theater This terrace went from no-place-to-sit to the ultimate in a resort-like lounge and dining space. When evening comes, the area turns into an extra-comfy place to watch movies. A water feature and a fire pit table complete the ambiance.
I definitely want an outdoor kitchen. One that is covered and has all the comforts of inside. Love the fireplace, the seating areas, the fab lighting and natural building elements like the wood ceiling and stone tiles. The pool is also a must.
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