September '17 Magazines 89117 - Page 63

Designer Secrets A Luxury Resort in Your Own Backyard With weather that supports outdoor entertaining all year long, creating a space that reveals your own personal style is an invest- ment worth making. A sparkling pool is a given; but discerning homeowners are now opting for outdoor spaces that mimic their favorite vacation spots. A place they can go to escape, rejuvenate and pamper themselves, while never having to leave the comforts of home. Designer Leslie Parraguirre of Colours Inc., along with Frank Butta from the Butta Company and Merlin Contracting, designed a beautiful, yet functional outdoor living area for a busy family who love to spend time with friends. From the tech forward pool and spa, to a cozy living room with an inviting fireplace, it’s a luxury resort they’ll use for years to come. PHOTO CREDIT: Josh Butler 63