Gazebos, Pergolas and Pavilions have risen in our client requests as entertaining at home and using your outdoor space more continues to trend. These days, pergolas are no longer decorative structures to grow vines, but practical features that can have shade or an awning beneath it to extend the use of your outdoors in the different conditions. Gazebos and pavilions are no longer only for large estates, but a beautiful feature to add to your yard for shade, all weather entertaining, relaxation and to delineate different entertaining areas. Below we showcase some of our favorite Tilly designs that feature these structures!
Modern Texas Backyard Pergola
Tilly extended this client’s backyard patio with pavers to expand the entertaining area while maintaining a consistent look. The modern metal pergola overhead allows shade to the space with a cook area underneath to allow use no matter the weather.
Eclectic Virginia Backyard Pergola
This eclectic backyard design uses a beautiful pergola to create shade for sun loungers by the pool. The light wood connects the pergola to the furniture throughout the space and keeps it casual, yet very chic.
Rustic Massachusetts Pavilion
This beautiful and rustic gazebo reflects the cottage garden style of this Cape Cod landscape. It’s a perfect focal point to tie the entire yard together.
Modern Washington Gazebo
This oversized gazebo protects a beautiful outdoor fireplace and creates a secondary entertaining area that can be used year round.
Calming Texas Space
This client’s meditation pavilion is surrounded with trees and shrubs to create a sense of seclusion. A minimalist water feature provides a soothing sound. The pavilion has a retractable canopy, allowing for shade.
Classic Colorado Pergola
A large concrete patio accommodates a dining table, grill and wood shade pergola. Concrete pavers set into the grass are incorporated on either side of the new concrete patio to provide an extension of the main patio and extra space and seating for entertaining.
Framing the View in Ohio
Beneath a new pergola, there is a seating area that centers on a low stone wall and fireplace that provides a sense of enclosure and intimacy, while preserving views to the lake.
Pergola in a Bustling Backyard
This backyard is maximized through smart use of space. The pergola is used to create an outdoor dining space that is shaded with beautiful ambiance for meals with family.
New York Patio & Pergola
This pergola has been proposed over the dining table beside a newly arranged fire pit area that overlooks two small raised beds. The pergola helps define and separate the dining area from the lounging area.
Illinois Gazebo Entertaining Area
This gazebo creates the ultimate lounge space next to the new pool. With a grill area, dining area and fire pit lounge, no one will ever want to leave this party.
Virginia Cottage Pergola
A small pergola can make a big difference and elevate a space to the next level. We love how this shade structure looks like a natural extension of the home.
Massachusetts Gazebo for Gathering
Tilly gazebo blends in with the home and creates the ultimate indoor outdoor living space for this family, maximizing the fantastic outdoor kitchen space.
Texas Gazebo Design
This wood slat pergola creates a cozy atmosphere for this lounging nook. Concrete step pads lead to the small pool, lounging deck and fire pit space – all fitting with a modern, but naturalistic feel.
Maryland Naturalistic Pergola Design
This design is pulled together by the wood fence, sauna and beautiful pergola above the dining area. This yard transformed from drab to fab with incredible features throughout.
Modern New York Pergola
This client’s large modern pergola stands above the 3×3 stepping stones that house the fire pit, lounge area, and dining table. The pergola provides an opportunity to string lights and add decor to the space.
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