7 Outdoor Spaces to Inspire Your Autumn Backyard

Photography by Jim Bathie

Text by Bethany Adams

As the season turns and the air becomes crisp, it’s the perfect time to bundle up in your favorite chunky sweater and enjoy the outdoors fireside. To encourage you to head outside and enjoy the beauty of autumn, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite fall backyards. Whether you’re looking to glean ideas or simply admire these cozy outdoor spaces, these images are certain to inspire!


Setting the Table

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Having friends over for a harvest party? Setting a gorgeous candlelit table by the fire is a great way to leave a lasting impression on your guests! Mismatched chairs and benches draped in a layer of fur keep things elegantly rustic and cozy.


Seasonal Sparkle

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Photography via Southern Lady Magazine

When the sun goes down, a string of outdoor lights can take a backyard space from charming to enchanting! Here, a bench topped with pillows and a warm throw is the perfect place to enjoy the cool evening breeze.


Creative Kale

Photography by Kindra Clineff

Had enough pumpkins? This planter overflowing with mums and ‘Coral Prince’ flowering kale is an unusual yet unforgettable autumn garden installation.


Hanging Out

Photography by Kindra Clineff

Dangling from the limb of a tree, these colorful miniature gourds are a creative touch that would add a little whimsy to any backyard.


Gather Around

Photography by Robert Radifera

No backyard space is ready for autumn without a fire pit, and this gathering spot features a fresh, contemporary vibe sure to elevate any s’mores party.


Backyard Gatherings

Photography by Jim Bathie

This outdoor living room is the perfect place to host friends and family when the trees are just too beautiful to stay indoors!


A Personal Spot

Is there a more beautiful spot to curl up with a good book? With just a few pillows and a warm drink, the rustic deck is transformed into the ideal spot for an autumn read.

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