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Designed to take advantage of the breathtaking views, this patio provides a central spot to gather and enjoy mountain living at its best.
Photo By: Eric Perry
With Idaho mountain style in mind, the landscaping boasts colorful lupins and other local plant life.
As the sun sets, interior lighting illuminates the backyard, setting a relaxed ambiance for family and friends to gather on the patio.
Large local rocks were reimagined as benches for extra seating and serving s’mores.
Photo By: Jason Kisner
Through the trees breathtaking views of Lake Coeur D’Alene are the crowning feature of this home perched on a mountaintop.
Just above the patio, a wrap-around deck is the perfect gathering spot for relaxing, cooking and dining.
"Around the area there is a lot of mining and concrete," explains Dylan. "These crusher cones are used to grind gravel." The design team salvaged a retired cone and repurposed it into the fire pit.
Steel beams salvaged from the original home were reimagined into industrial benches, perfect for a cozy gathering with friends and family.
Idaho diamond, a locally-sourced stone used in this patio design, is incorporated into the interior and exterior design.
A stone pathway and stairs dot the landscape, leading from the front the house to the back of the home.
Delicate pink and white columbine add softness to the hardscape design.
The landscaping brought in burnt logs from a 1910 forest fire in the area, which adds a dramatic conversation piece.
During the Blog Cabin's People's Choice voting period, online voters selected a charming bridge for the waterfall feature.
"Now that we have the opportunity to have a terrace landscape, why not make use of it with a waterfall feature," explains build and design manager Dylan Eastman.
Local alpine fir trees dot the landscape for a charming mountainous motif.
"You're going to be hanging out on the pergola and patio," says Dylan. The sound of the waterfall provides a relaxing ambiance, engulfing guests in nature.
"The fire pit extends the time you can spend outside," says Dylan.
Just a short hike from the house, another fire pit area is ready for an intimate gathering. Cut tree stumps and a concrete crusher cone set the scene for a cozy evening.
Thoughtful details, like this custom bird house, invite feathery friends to enjoy Blog Cabin 2015.
Perfect for a family with an active lifestyle, this mountain home is surrounded by gorgeous views and nature trails for walking and exploring.
When Chris and Peyton didn't find success on ABC's Bachelor franchise, they were brokenhearted. But little did they know they would still find love...with each other!
Photo By: 2012 Channing Johnson
After being introduced by a mutual friend, it wasn't long before the couple was saying, "I do." And now they co-host their own show! Click through the images to see their fairy tale wedding.
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