Creating an outdoor living area that the entire family can use may be easier than you think. Simply add some soft seating around a natural gathering point. A fire place or cooking area will invite residents and visitors to use the space. Using natural materials such as wood and stone will help create a natural transition between indoor and outdoor as well as blend with the natural décor. Whether for relaxation or entertaining an outdoor living area will transform your space into a family friendly area that can be used all year long.