Tag Archives: outdoor living space

Remarkable Celebrity Landscape Designs – What’s Your Style?


When it comes to style, we often look to the stars – Hollywood stars that is. In a recent article in People magazine, we got a glimpse into some of the most stunning backyard spaces around, which made us wonder what landscape star style do you have? Check out our list of favorites below and you decide!

Some Like It Hot!

Do you enjoy the feel of a warm, toasty fire on a cool evening? Perhaps with a group of friends, or just on your own, sipping on your favorite beverage. Then you and country singer Maren Morris enjoy a fire pit, which was her one must have.

The key to deciding on a specialized feature like a fire pit is to ensure it aligns with the style of the home as well as the personality of the client,” said Marc Funderburk, president of LandPatterns, LLC. “Whether it’s an open concept or an outdoor room, it’s important to consider the desired outcome to achieve the best result.”

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Date Night at Home? Let Landscape Design Up the Romance


Which is more desirable?

You call ahead and make reservations at your favorite restaurant, which is a favorite of many. Show up, wait for your table, are seated next to many other couples looking for that romantic escape, and wait. You just start an interesting conversation when the waiter appears, talking about the specials. Then you are interrupted again for drinks, order taking, delivery of the meal, clearing of the meal, and of course, the obligatory do you want dessert conversation. Then there is paying the check, getting the car and driving home. Lots of interruptions, not to mention all the background noise from the crowds.

OR…

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A House is Not a Home Without a Backyard Utopia


Have you ever visited a friend’s house for a cookout and as you entered their backyard it’s as if you’ve entered an entirely different world?  This is the impact that a properly remodeled backyard can have on homeowners and visitors alike.  The alterations that need to be made to a backyard go well beyond trimming the trees and planting new flowers.  It’s a detailed process in which many elements require evaluation and deep-thought in order to achieve homeowners’ desires, and more importantly, to be long lasting.

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Choosing a Landscaping Design Company: House Beautiful or Home Depot?


If wildflower season has you dreaming of spending more time outdoors with your family, you may be thinking about how to transform your landscape into a backyard oasis for relaxing, entertaining and living the good life. You might notice friends and neighbors donning garden gloves like the gauntlets of weekend warriors and bringing home potted plants from the hardware store to brighten up their yards.

 

And those optimistic weekend warriors? They’re probably not enjoying time out in their yards as much as they could, since their results didn’t exactly make for the best outdoor room.

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Building Your Dream Home? Make Sure your Castle fits your Kingdom


A beautiful, upscale home is marked not only by distinctive architectural elements, but also by a well-groomed exterior, complete with beautiful foliage, attractive furniture, and well-maintained walking paths, all of which join to create a cohesive, sophisticated look that instantly catches the eyes of passerby.

 

Many homeowners mistakenly believe that they can easily recreate the beautiful landscapes they’ve witnessed on Pinterest or in magazines, all on their own. They are invariably disappointed when they realize that there’s more to landscape design than the mere addition of a few plants or a stylish piece of furniture. Rather, landscape architecture is a sophisticated skilled discipline. A good landscape architect will transform a dull, lifeless property into a stunning oasis and a comfortable living space.

 

“We spend a lot of time listening to our clients, evaluating their needs and creating a unique landscape design that both enhances their current living environment as well as generates a beautiful space for them to enjoy,” said Marc Funderburk, president of LandPatterns. “Our goal is to ensure that every client is deeply satisfied with the outcome of their participation in our design process.  An intimate garden space, a unique pool environment or a large outdoor living area is the culmination of many intense hours of designing and coming to a complete understanding of who the client is and what they want.”

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