Choosing the Best Outdoor Color Schemes For Your Patio

A well-balanced patio color scheme sets the intention of alfresco spaces, adding energy, imbuing inviting warmth, or creating a sense of calm. From outdoor furniture and decor to accent walls and stonework, the palette you choose should reflect your style and elevate your home’s architectural details.  Keep reading to learn how to pick the best shades for your patio, discover new ways to incorporate them, … Continue reading Choosing the Best Outdoor Color Schemes For Your Patio

23 Outdoor Wedding Table Decor Ideas

More couples are saying “I do” outdoors these days, which opens up new and exciting decor possibilities. Whether you’re getting married at a picturesque venue or hosting an intimate backyard wedding, incorporating signage, floral arrangements, lighting, and tablescapes that reflect your style will make the big day extra special. If you’re wondering where to start, we suggest planning decor for the wedding reception tables first. … Continue reading 23 Outdoor Wedding Table Decor Ideas

Top-Rated Vacation Rental Homes Featuring POLYWOOD

The best vacation rental owners pull out all the stops for their guests—from initial booking to final checkout. But any traveler will tell you it’s the on-site amenities that make all the difference. To ensure everyone feels at home throughout their stay, property owners trust POLYWOOD to create inviting outdoor spaces where guests can sit back, relax, and enjoy the company of friends and family.  … Continue reading Top-Rated Vacation Rental Homes Featuring POLYWOOD

18 Outdoor Living Trends That Are Taking Over in 2023

The POLYWOOD team—and a couple of notable influencers you know and love—predicts that these 18 patio living trends will be all the rage in 2023. Keep reading to see up-and-coming designs, ideas, tech, decor, and more. Exterior Color and Material Trends Suffuse your spaces with these fresh patio design trends. 1. Bold Jewel Tones One of the outdoor furniture color trends we’re most excited about … Continue reading 18 Outdoor Living Trends That Are Taking Over in 2023

Featured Vacation Destination: Lakemore Retreat and Resort

From the exceptional ski slopes to your dream beach wedding, there’s always a reason to travel to Michigan. But to ensure an unforgettable family vacation from beginning to end, you’ll need much more than a block of hotel rooms. That’s where Lakemore Retreat and Resort comes in. Located on the shores of Arbutus Lake and just 10 miles from downtown Traverse City, Lakemore offers two … Continue reading Featured Vacation Destination: Lakemore Retreat and Resort

What is Chippendale Furniture?

Chippendale furniture emerged in 18th-century Europe. The style is a blend of Rococo, Chinese, and Gothic design elements. Intricate back splats, cabriole legs, and ball-and-claw feet are some of the telltale features of this artisanal furniture. Designers still hold the Chippendale style in high regard. They keep the aesthetic alive by incorporating its distinct elements into up-and-coming furniture trends, seamlessly connecting the past to the … Continue reading What is Chippendale Furniture?

How to Get Rid of Squirrels in 10 Different Ways

If you go to great lengths to keep your yard, flower beds, and outdoor furniture in good shape, you know how irritating it can be when squirrels make a mess of things. Sure, they’re cute, but squirrels certainly don’t practice social niceties or pay mind to our personal property. So is it possible to co-exist with these adorable anarchists while still keeping them out of … Continue reading How to Get Rid of Squirrels in 10 Different Ways

Featured Vacation Destination: Snow Bear Chalets

Like something out of a fairy tale, Snow Bear Chalets is an anything-but-ordinary vacation locale nestled in the snow-dusted treetops of Montana. Here’s why you should plan a getaway (and see some familiar furniture) at this family-loved and couple-approved dream destination. World-Renowned Chalets with Choice Amenities  Snow Bear Chalets is a group of luxury vacation treehouses and penthouse chalets located on Whitefish Mountain in northwest … Continue reading Featured Vacation Destination: Snow Bear Chalets

How to Hang a Porch Swing: Your Step-by-Step Guide

Thinking about buying an outdoor swing for your porch or beneath your deck? What a dreamy idea. A front porch swing enhances your home’s aesthetic and gives family a place to slow down, sit back, and sway the day away. If you’ve never hung a porch swing before, you should know that it will require a little more time and work to install than other … Continue reading How to Hang a Porch Swing: Your Step-by-Step Guide

Your Guide to Throwing the Best Backyard New Year’s Eve Party

You don’t have to go far to have a great New Year’s Eve party. In fact, you can easily host the holiday season’s final hurrah from the comfort of your patio, surrounded by family and friends.  Throwing a New Year’s Eve party might seem daunting since multiple powerhouse holidays come before it in quick succession. But it doesn’t have to be. With a bit of … Continue reading Your Guide to Throwing the Best Backyard New Year’s Eve Party