3 Captivating Themes for Outdoor Kitchens in Des Moines, Quad Cities, Cedar Rapids, Waterloo

 

While designing a planned redo of your outdoor space, you might consider incorporating an outdoor kitchen space, especially if you enjoy entertaining or spending family down-time outdoors. With an abundance of Unilock products available, your design is limited only by your imagination. Allow your landscape designer to assist you with finding inspiration and planning out your outdoor kitchen theme in Des Moines, Quad Cities, Cedar Rapids, or Waterloo, IA. For maximum satisfaction, the theme ultimately chosen should be in-line with your personal tastes, existing architecture, and superior functionality for your planned use.

 

Rustic Glamour

If you’d like to create an outdoor kitchen that fits the natural environment but enhanced by a touch of elegance, consider a rustic glamour theme for your outdoor kitchen. By choosing this theme, your guests and family will be charmed by either the glamour of the space or the naturalness that has been imbued to the area. Rivenstone pavers and Olde Quarry vertical building units combine to create this theme well.

Rivenstone pavers come in three colors: Bluestone, Canyon, or Sahara, in three sizes. In addition, the texture of Rivenstone is ultra-realistic using Reala Surface technology to ensure that each item is individually cast from  one of thousands of natural stone molds. The vertical building unit, Olde Quarry, is an impressive, weathered material that also comes in three sizes in addition to corner and coping pieces. Choose from the colors of Fieldstone, Coffee Creek, Prairie, River, Sandstone, or Sierra to complement your choice of paver. By combining these products, incorporating rustic accents, and embracing elegance, you can create the ideal outdoor kitchen space.

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Coastal Outdoor Cooking

Another option for your outdoor kitchen is to embrace a coastal theme. Whether you live near a body of water, incorporate water elements, or enjoy a reminder of coastal life, this theme is perfect for you. Pair Thornbury paving stones and Rivercrest Wall vertical units to complete this theme.

Thornbury pavers are fade resistant and have a rich flagstone texture. You can combine the three sized pavers in the shades of Alpine Grey, Bavarian Blend, or Sycamore, or choose a more uniform laying pattern to suit your tastes. With Rivercrest Wall, Unilock offers the colors of either Coastal Slate or Buff, to easily complement the pavers. These units also convey an ultra-realistic texture with a stacked flagstone look. Add a touch of greenery, a water feature, and a happy atmosphere, and enjoy!

 

Contemporary Outdoor Living

Contemporary architecture and tastes are becoming more popular. Extending this preference outdoors might seem difficult in theory, but with Artline pavers and Lineo Dimensional Stone, constructing a modern outdoor kitchen is a breeze.

Choose among the colors of Bavarian Blend, Steel Mountain, or Copper Ridge with either smooth or antiqued finish in any of the three for your paver option. These pavers are fade and stain resistant and come in seven different sized rectangles that create a minimalist finished project with clean lines and a contemporary finish. Additionally, Lineo Dimensional Stone comes in the colors of Sandalwood, Granite, or Sierra and also create a linear design that speaks to the lover of modern architecture and design. The stones have no bevel for a sleek appearance and crisp edge. For a modern twist on an outdoor kitchen, choose these Unilock products to create a beautiful, contemporary design.

 

The title image features an outdoor kitchen paved with Rivenstone in Canyon, complemented by Sierra Olde Quarry verticals and Old Oak Copthorne accents.

3 Captivating Themes for Outdoor Kitchens in Des Moines, Quad Cities, Cedar Rapids, Waterloo

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