Pretty Pergolas.

With Spring in full effect & summer creeping in, I’ve got on thing on my mind: being outside! But what if you live in a ranch style home…you can either have a flat, boring patio or just a yard, right? Wrong!

Enter: the pergola.

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I used to (sort of still do) have mixed feelings about pergolas, but after seeing some pretty amazing ones, I’m definitely shifting  to #teampergola. If you want shade, or want a bit more architectural detail added to your backyard, this is for you!

A trend I noticed that work for pergolas attached to your home that really keeps them  looking a bit more natural is to (a) paint them the exterior home color and (b) use some greenery or fabric on the top (also adds more shade!)

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For those free standing pergolas, I think you can be creative, although it’s best to have a focal point (i.e. outdoor fireplace, kitchen, grill).

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What are your thoughts on pergolas?

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