About Carmen

With nearly 15 years of experience, her work has come to life in the pages of Southern Living magazine, Country Living magazine, and their Instagram Lives. Carmen Johnston, who masterfully designed the 2023 HGTV® Smart Home, will once again bring her expertise to the forefront as the designer for the upcoming 2024 HGTV® Smart Home.

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Creating lush, beautiful spaces which engage the senses while creating a backdrop for unforgettable moments is a driving passion."

- Carmen Johnston

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Carmen's Deck Plan Collection

At Trex, our goal is to inspire homeowners to create eco-friendly spaces to spend time in nature with friends and unwind from daily life's stress. We partnered with Carmen to design three ready-to-go deck plans to take the guesswork out of creating your outdoor dream space.

The Starter Home

This starter home is the perfect backdrop for a cosy deck that runs the length of one side of this modest home. Leaving the sides and front free of railings on this Trex Enhance® Saddle deck gives the illusion of a larger outdoor space, but the symmetrical rows of plants flanking each end act as a natural border and soften the lines of the deck as well.


Family Friendly Outdoor Living

This multi-level deck is perfect for fun gatherings with family and friends! A smaller step-down area off the back of the house is a great spot to highlight planter filled with seasonal plantings while hosting a grand "entrance" to the second, larger level, both made from Trex Transcend® decking in the silvery tones of Island Mist. Traditional railing with classic post caps surround the entire space.

The Dream Deck

This heavenly haven has it all! An elegant pool anchored with pretty outdoor spaces, all crafted from Transcend® Lineage™ decking, Trex's coolest decking yet - literally. With multiple seating, eating and lounging areas, this deck is perfect for entertaining outdoor enthusiasts!


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