First you can try to create the kitchen in your outdoor deck. This will make it easier for you to entertain since the kitchen is near the deck area. Choose the right finish to be used on the kitchen that suit the deck area.
Those that does not have deck area to build their kitchen can try to build a small patio as part of their DIY project. You can section the patio to dedicate a small part of it to build your kitchen. Then the next area can be dining area to entertain your guess.
If you want to use natural material, then you can try to create stone covered kitchen. Create the kitchen as you normally would then cover the surface with some stone to give it more natural appearance. You might need to have some friend to help you with this one since some stone might be too heavy to lift yourself.
Did you know that you can actually add a pergola above your kitchen? This will give the kitchen some interesting point that will make the kitchen more stylish. You can even decorate the pergola to make it appear more beautiful with some lights.
Those who has large space in their outdoor area can try to create a full kitchenette. This will surely take a huge space to create and you might need to do it a few days before you can finish it. But the result would be amazing to see. Do not worry as there are still many DIY outside kitchen design that you can create.
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