One of the houses I am looking at has this back deck/small yard area:
I think it has the potential to be so sexy! I don't cut grass, so I think I would put down crushed oyster shells or gravel, and do climbing vines all over the fence and maybe orange trees in the corners. For furniture I am totally inspired by these cozy, sexy outdoor spaces:
This firebowl from Restoration Hardware is a must:
And their new Ibiza Collection pieces in black would be so dark and cozy against greenery:
Throw on some sheepskins, string lights, suzani pillows, and lanterns, and it is an outdoor party waiting to happen...
What are your favorite outdoor items? West Elm and CB2 have some great inexpensive outdoor picks!