5 “Nonconventional” (Unconventional) Outdoor Patio Design Ideas
So you want to mod your outdoor patio design in a way that makes it unique from others? When you want a distinctive patio design that other people haven’t replicated, check out some of these radical ways to dress up your outdoor space. You may find that they fit very well with your approach to […]
Top Weekend Renovations for the DIYer
Want to make home improvements, but aren’t looking to do a major renovation overhaul? Not to worry. There are plenty of projects that can be done in a weekend (or two) that will add beauty, curb appeal, and value to your home. Even better, you can tackle these projects on your own (and with a […]
Tips and Tricks for Creating an Ultimate Outdoor Party Space
When is the last time you have attended a traditional dinner party? If you are like most, it’s probably been a while. Bygone are the days of a traditional “dinner party”- indoors or out. Family gatherings and other parties are moving away from the formal dining room table and outside, into a more casual and intimate setting. Where once a multi-course meal was the center of attraction when entertaining, today, the trend is to gather around a glowing fire and meaningful conversation as the main event.
It’s What’s On The Inside That Counts
When shopping for outdoor furniture, typically the first thing that catches your eye is the cushioning, and more specifically the rich colors or soft textures of the fabric. And while the aesthetics of the cushion is an important factor in choosing a look for your outdoor space, it’s what’s on the inside that will truly provide that look and comfortability for years to come. Considering elements beyond the color, pattern and even feel of a product to see what particular elements and materials have gone into the cushion is crucial. Knowledgeable outdoor furniture retailers are well-versed about the construction of each of the brands they carry and eager to share this information and offer expert advice. Here are some of the important questions to ask regarding cushion construction:
Today’s Fabrics Set the Tone for the Outdoor Room
Whether their taste is upscale or more laid back, today’s shoppers know that fabrics play a significant role in creating the mood and expanding the functionality of their outdoor room. There is a myriad of color, style and performance choices available. Outdoor fabric allows you to move beyond the four walls of your home and decorate your outdoor living spaces with the same level of sophistication as the indoors.