WWW.CITISCAPES.COM | 75 t The garden’s focal point is a custom fountain that can be appreciated from any of the various outdoor living spaces. Featuring a colorful clay jar and exquisite masonry, the fountain is backed by an evergreen hedge that provides intimacy on this level without blocking any of the views from above. The home features many comfortable options for al fresco lounging and dining, spanning the length of the house and several levels. t Although there are many delightful features throughout the garden, without a doubt the showstopper is the stunning view of downtown Fayetteville, the University of Arkansas and the surrounding Boston Mountains. Multiple fire features grace the various terrace levels, adding warmth and echoing the glow of sunsets and city lights. t For the tablescape, I chose a palette of blues and white to complement the cushions already in the space. To make things easy and affordable, I used a remnant of indoor/outdoor fabric as a table runner and borrowed the soft blue, textured dishware from a friend. An eclectic mix of porcelain jars, glass vases and wicker- sleeved drinking glasses keeps things casual and relaxed, yet still stylish. Simple clusters of roses, hydrangeas and dogwood branches bring the garden right to the table. q Friends chat during the meal in the covered outdoor room. With soft lighting, a fireplace and an outdoor kitchen, this is the perfect hub for a grill gathering. q Hosts Dr. Jay and Judy McDonald. p Daniel Keeley and Case Dighero