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 […]
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 […]
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: