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The Challenge: We asked two designers to create a design board for a modern outdoor living space using SharkSkin Solid Hide and SharkSkin Translucent colors from Cloverdale Paint for their decks.

Jamie’s Look: Layered Sophistication

Layering pieces with clean, sharp lines and contrasting textures like metal, stone and textiles creates a sophisticated yet relaxing space. When creating this look, I chose the blue decking which was inspired by the ocean. I then paired it with a stone exterior to mimic the look of the mountains found on the West Coast. Geometric patterns in the rug and side tables give the space a playful yet modern feel. Pretty throw pillows add a pop of color while adding texture and visual interest to the clean lines of the contemporary furnishings.

Click here to see more of Jamie’s look and find out how you can create the look yourself!

Marc’s Look: Nature Inspired Modern

Traditional, nature inspired materials are given a modern twist in this outdoor living space. The focal point, a white stone accent wall with a clean lined fireplace, gives a modern edge while chairs in coordinating wood accents pull the modern fireplace and traditional cedar-toned deck together beautifully. Finish the look with throw pillows in an abstract pattern that will act like artwork in the space for a pop of bright, summer color.

Click here to see more of Marc’s look and find out how you can recreate the look yourself!

Have Your Say! Vote for the design board you like best for a chance to win a $250 gift certificate from Union Lighting & Furnishings!

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Written by Canadian Home Trends

Canadian Home Trends

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83 Comments

  1. I’d use my gift certificate for
    CUBE MINI TABLE LAMP WITH CRYSTAL
    BASE
    MOTHER OF PEARL WITH CRYSTAL BASE
    LAMP TYPE: 1 x 60A19 (1 X 60WATTS)
    SIZE: 14.5″H X 8″W
    WEB ID: WN0649805771
    $229.99 SALE $149.00

  2. I would get the TUFTED BACK TRACK ARM TWO SEATER
    SOFA already measuring my space 🙂

  3. I am crushin’ on your crystal strands and would use my gift certificate for a custom beaded wall hanging

  4. I need two flush mounts for my laundry/office area. I choose the Metal banded round led flush mount.

  5. torn between the APOTHECARY ADJUSTABLE FLOOR LAMP WITH METAL DOME SHADE – ANTIQUE BRASS FINISH
    &
    INDUSTRIAL ARC FLOOR LAMP – ANTIQUED BRUSHED BRASS

  6. I’d use my certificate for the 2 light laser cut clear crystals vanity fixture in stainless steel

  7. I would put my GC towards the
    17.5″ DOUBLE SHADE FLUSH MOUNT
    WITH LARGE BUTTON FINIAL
    WHITE INNER FABRIC SHADE – SILVER OUTTER
    ORGANZA SHADE – STAINLESS STEEL

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