Outdoor Living

30
Dec

Landscape Design: Koi Pond, Putting Green, & Firepit

Welcome to a tour of the Chau property in Happy Valley, Oregon. This landscape design is full of family oriented details. Let’s begin with the spacious living and dining area. Because this space is in-use with tricycles, small bikes and toddler equipment, keeping the hardscape free to maneuver is essential for this family.  The pizza oven is piping hot and keeps

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17
Dec

20 Gazebos in Outdoor Living Spaces

Outdoor living spaces . . . We use the expression so easily these days.  In fact, it won’t be long until a new “buzz word” for using your outdoors – catches on.  But ‘using’ your outdoor space is what it is all about.  Long gone are the days that landscapes were viewed by the homeowner from inside windows. Yards are livable

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29
Oct

Outdoor Living Rooms & Kitchens Enrich Family Living

TAKING IT OUTDOORS! These lush and private outdoor rooms are packed with house-matching comfort while offering the many benefits of nature. It’s like opening the back of you home to extended family living space with all aspects of the interior merely translated outside with STYLE. Covered patios of the past have transformed into outdoor havens for entertaining and relaxing. Thank

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21
Sep

Modern Rustic Landscape Design

ENJOYING LIFE RELAXING A LITTLE, GOLF ON THE SIDE….. Not everyone’s ideas about outdoor living spaces are the same.  Some are built out into the landscape – a gazebo with outdoor kitchen, perhaps a pool and spa combo, or a sports cave-like TV room for guys and ballgames. Some are one step out your backdoor for extended living space. It’s all

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21
Sep

POOL PARTY 2015! Summer Blog

As our extra-hot summer quickly transitions into cooler fall days . . . its fun to look back over the good times spent together – outdoors.  At Paradise Restored, we appreciate having great spaces to enjoy our friends and family while enjoying the elements of nature.  Shown here, one of our favorite hang-outs . . . with a pool party

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11
Aug

FAMILY OUTDOOR LIVING SPACE – 2015

Welcome to the Jaekel Family Outdoor Living Space! Nestled in the Bethany neighborhood of Beaverton, this landscape was full of lush green grass and vibrant plantings.  But the Jaekel’s wanted something more . . . and this year a gorgeous outdoor gazebo took center stage with its two sidekicks, hot-tub spa and hardscape/firepit to change the property dynamics! It’s a

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7
Jan

Longing for Spring Again . . . Landscape Design

Outside my window, an industrious bird is pecking away at the bark of a winter-worn tree . . . the sky above is blanketed with heavy fog here in Happy Valley, Oregon and thoughts of sunny days creep into the corners of my work day.  I’ve been organizing some of our landscape shots – before and after shots – and they

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17
Nov

2014 Exterior Design Reveal – It’s About Family – Outdoor Living

Outdoor Living is a popular expression for extending one’s living space into backyard landscapes.  These outdoor living landscapes come in many shapes, sizes, styles and features – all with one thing in common – people are using them.  ‘Go Outside’ is more than a new catch phrase. Families are doing it. Enjoying life while eating, drinking, playing and relaxing together

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9
Nov

2014 Exterior Landscape Reveal – Cabin Retreat Extraordinaire

We know you will enjoy touring this cabin retreat extraordinaire . . . and of course, day dreaming of one of your own – a retreat from the ordinary, a relaxing haven. This property is mesmerizing. It lulls your senses and asks you to sit a spell and bask in the pure nature surrounding you – or take a stroll through winding

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17
Oct

2014 EXTERIOR DESIGN . . . by Paradise Restored

HI FRIENDS, FAMILY, AND FOLLOWERS OF PARADISE RESTORED  Whew! It’s been a whirlwind around PR this last 25 weeks – designers creating fresh new landscape designs, admin team members coordinating the development of design build and the fun we have showing off these spectacular finished projects.  Although many designs were started/completed in 2014, our blog will begin a series to

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