Peek into hundreds of private backyards, where artists have crafted the most charming and intimate areas! Discover delightful dens hidden in the foliage or tucked on tiny terraces with beautiful vistas. Explore innovative ideas for designing and decorating private porches, patios, pagodas, and decks that provide the perfect space for outdoor living and the intimacy of a small room. This book is packed with inspiration for spaces that provide escape, relaxation, meditation, and a small refuge for gathering. Share a glass of refreshment beneath generous branches of a nearby tree, laze about in a hammock, or stretch out on a bench and admire the tranquility of a pond, while relishing your secret hideaway. This book is sure to motivate all who tire of life's everyday hassles to create their own intimate outdoor space.