Get the Look: The Great Outdoors

Al fresco dining is a whole new experience with an outdoor kitchen
Courtesy of Blue Max Materials

An outdoor kitchen takes al fresco dining to the next level. For Ken and Jennifer Alfaro’s Weddington home, Overstream Landscaping & Irrigation created a cozy outdoor living space that’s beautiful and functional for cooking, dining, and entertaining. Create the look in your backyard this spring by incorporating these key pieces.





Classic Seating

These heavy cast aluminum barstools are sturdy enough to stand up to the elements—and will look great for years to come. $546 each (including cushions), Oasis Pools Plus






Stylish Cooking Space

Opt for an in-island grill to optimize space and create a focal point for cooking under the stars. Extras like a griddle and outdoor sink make for an ultra functional space to cook. Starting at $4,999, The Grill Doctor






Bold Lanterns

Large, oversized lanterns are a chic detail—and offer soft light that’s perfect for entertaining outdoors. $269, Pottery Barn

Categories: Dwell, Outdoor Living