The side table is actually a vintage painters' bench, which is low enough to the ground to work with the low-slung red Adirondack chairs. California-based DesignFix also used recycled rock gravel and string lights when designing this small side yard.
It just so happens that the grass isn& always greener. For proof, check out these 11 drought-tolerant backyards for inspiration–featuring concrete patios, tiled floors and desert-inspired designs. For more decor ideas, head to Domino.