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12 Awesome Outdoor Dining Ideas

By Decoholic on Apr 28, 2013

Backyard natural Dining Room

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. Author, television host and environmentalist, Jamie Durie pioneered the idea of outdoor rooms in his native Australia. Durie’s love of nature guides him in creating outdoor living spaces that expand homes to the outdoors. Trained as a Climate Project Presenter (with former Vice President Al Gore), Durie lectures about environmentalism around the world. He designed this outdoor space for a Wyoming family. His book, JamieDurie’s The Outdoor Room, is available at

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All the furniture in this backyard are created from fallen trees from the nearby forest, hand-carved to bring more comfort. With the rustic decorations, a person feels like the time has been frozen for a century or two.

Nash Dom via 79 Ideas

romantic outdoor dining patio

From A Country Farmhouse.

The Architectural Digest outdoor dining table

The Architectural Digest table for DIFFA.

coastal outdoor dining

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outdoor patio dining

Photograph by Brie Williams.

beautiful dining outdoor patio

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Donna Karan's Urban Zen

Donna Karan’s Urban Zen.

outdoor dining with a flash of color

Designed by none other than Jonathan Adler, the garden of Nanette Lepore’s West Village Victorian townhouse is the ideal landscape with plenty of seating, lots of greenery, and flashes of color.

farmhouse outdoor dining

Designer Kathryn Ireland converted an old barn at her farmhouse near Toulouse into a rustic open-air dining room. It looks straight out of the movies, doesn’t it?

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