When summer makes your living room uncomfortably hot, patio becomes a great alternative for relaxing. Traditional patio designs are favorites among those who love the elegant look, especially if they have beautiful gardens. You can add elements such as sofa sets, area rugs, lounge chairs, and flower pots.
The traditional patio also extends your home living space. You can use it as a relaxing room, dining area, or place for socializing. Here are 15 beautiful patios you can use as inspirations.
Mini patio with cushioned chairs
This patio is adorned with one couple chair and two individual chairs, complete with cushions. Two cylindrical tables serve as platforms for flower pots. Worn brick walls, ceiling fan, and washed grey stone tiles complete the look.
Traditional ranch house patio
Ranch style is prominent in this patio with checkered chair cushions, thin rug, mini pine trees, and sun ornament. The iron table became a place for mini flower pots and twin lamps. They go well with French windows in the background.
Brick “living room” patio
This brick patio doubles as a living room. The brick wall is a nice background for a chair set with a humble coffee table. A ceiling fan, fireplace, painting, and several flower planters make the patio look like the extension of the house.
Patio with garden access
This traditional patio has three padded chairs in an intimate setting. The stone wall and green plants pair well with a door that gives access to the side garden. A log table, ceiling plan, and lantern-style lamp bring traditional ranch elements to the modern house.
Mini patio with rocking chairs
A mini porch can still become a good place for relaxing. This narrow porch is turned into a simple patio with two white rocking chairs. Humble potted plants and wall lantern create the more welcoming look.
This multi-purpose patio serves as an extension of the house. Wicker chairs and coffee table make a great conversation spot. A glass table with three chairs nearby serves as a dining area. Sliding door with glass panel creates a seamless connection between the living room and patio.
Forest cabin patio
This patio looks like a modern version of a forest cabin. The rock pillar becomes a place for fireplace and TV. Two different chair sets are placed in front of each other, creating an illusion of enclosed space. Rough stone tile floor and grey brick walls complement the look.
Hillside high patio
This high patio is perfect for a hillside lot. The semi-enclosed patio is secured with thin railings. Grey cushions, coffee table, and blue rug match the wooden ceiling and beige walls. White curtains protect you from blinding light.
Mini artistic patio
This artistic patio uses a yellow sofa and patterned rug to create a cozy nook. The colors contrast nicely with grey walls and white window frames. The enclosed style protects your privacy but still provides an outdoor view.
Spanish estate patio
This Spanish-style luxurious patio has multiple purposes. The intimate seating area has a sofa, chair sets, and elegant tables. The dining area is connected to the end of the patio. Curved archways, lantern lamps, and wooden ceiling complete the Mediterranean estate look.
Elegant stone patio
Stone elements in this patio create rustic elegance. The curved archways, grey stone floor, and rustic stone bricks make the patio looks like a medieval building. A long bench, two padded chairs, and two long coffee tables make it cozy.
Modern shingle-style patio
The classic American shingle style gets an update in this modern patio. White furniture with blue cushions and pillows create a modern look on the traditional patio. They match nicely with the wooden floor and ceiling.
The circular structure provides a nice twist for this traditional patio. The lack of sharp corners creates a “flowing” look. Two rocking chairs, a side table, and a flower garden create a nice place to relax.
Red and grey patio
This traditional patio gets a nice twist with dark grey and red colors. The grey walls become a nice background for red furniture, rug, and window frames. Several flower pots create bursts of bright colors between them.
Simple family home patio
This family home patio has a simple charm, with a long chair and two small cylindrical tables. Several colorful pillows add a welcoming touch. Perfect for a house of a small family.
These traditional patio designs are great even for small houses. Create your relaxing spots with the style that matches your personality. And if you still need more ideas about deck, you can check other ideas here: small deck ideas.