Category: Patio Design

Decorating for Summer: Color Palettes for the Home & Patio 1

Decorating for Summer: Color Palettes for the Home & Patio

Contribution from freelance writer Kristina Marshall Celebrate a perfect summer season with the right vibes and ambiance by choosing the perfect color for your home. If you don’t know too much about color rules, don’t worry! This blog post is all about color palettes for the home and patio so that you can get ready […]

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Already Dreaming of Next Summer’s Oasis… 7

Already Dreaming of Next Summer’s Oasis…

With many beginning to turn their attention to the New Year, outdoor design professionals already have spring and summer 2017 on their mind. Based on the previews held for the trade this summer, there are amazing design possibilities to look forward to in creating the perfect outdoor oasis.

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Tips and Tricks for Creating an Ultimate Outdoor Party Space 8

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.

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It's What's On The Inside That Counts 9

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:

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Today's Fabrics Set the Tone for the Outdoor Room 10

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.

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