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Bring the Outdoors In: 10 Ways to Invite Nature Indoors

How to incorporate natural home decor and building materials

By Kathy Barnes


Regardless of where you live—from a suburban development to a secluded, timbered lot to a bustling cityscape—the desire to be connected to the outdoors is universal. Try these 10 ideas that bring the beauty of the outdoors into your home.

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Problem: The patio is separated from the living room.

Solution: Open the house with the right exterior doors. To really experience a connection between indoor and outdoor rooms, consider installing a wall of bifold-style exterior doors that literally fold away, creating one expansive, open room.

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