7 Outdoor Small Patio, Porch, Deck Woodland Side Yard Design Photos And Ideas

Cedar platforms close to the ground extend beneath the cabin’s broad eaves to create spaces that frame outdoor space.
A young Finnish designer bypasses building permits by creating an affordable tiny home under 100 square feet.
Adjacent to the cabin is a spacious deck that is raised above the ground on wooden stilts.
While Falck built most of the tiny home himself, he hired a local carpenter to build the window frame and door.
"The house features two distinct approaches," says Schiller. "The family arrives via a long dirt road to the back side of the house, shaped as a single-story barn. Below the house, guests park in a dirt pull-off and arrive via a long grass path through meadow grasses, entering the house from the south via a wide, glue-laminated exterior stair."
The home's low-maintenance Cor-Ten steel exterior can be easily washed down when needed.
A tub inset in the deck fosters a true retreat experience.

Whether it's a backyard patio, an infinity pool, or a rooftop terrace, these modern outdoor spaces add to the richness of daily life. Escape into nature, or get lost in city views. Wherever you are, let these outdoor photos take you somewhere new with inspirational ideas for yards, gardens, outdoor tubs and showers, patios, porches, and decks.