Creating a Multi-Use Outdoor Room

When you move into a home with a small backyard or patio the limited space demands creativity and clarity. When you must stick to one use for a space, the task of designing your outdoor area is straightforward.But if you’ve relocated to a home with a sprawling back deck or a sizeable outdoor room the freedom to choose more than one furniture set can be … Continue reading Creating a Multi-Use Outdoor Room

Planning an Outdoor Home Theater

A fresh batch of buttery popcorn rests in your lap. You stretch back in supportive cushions of a spacious armchair. The lighting dims and the movie screen glows in the darkness. No, you’re not squeezed into the back row of your neighborhood cineplex — you and your family are sprawled in the comfort of your own backyard, enjoying your favorite comedy under a cozy canopy … Continue reading Planning an Outdoor Home Theater

The Best Fabric for Outdoor Cushions

When it comes to determining the best material for your outdoor cushions, there are several factors to consider. First, and foremost, you need to decide where you’ll be using them. Cushions used in outdoor spaces like an enclosed patio or a deck with a roof will be protected from the elements and can afford to be a little less robust. On the other end of … Continue reading The Best Fabric for Outdoor Cushions

Potential Uses for Your Outdoor Space

You’ve cleared out the creaky plastic furniture, planted fresh new landscaping, and transform your patio into a breathtaking beauty of stone and granite. It’s time for a full-on backyard remodeling project, but a blank slate can prove one of the most intimidating challenges in home design. Once you map out your outdoor space you may find several zones where you can choose to put outdoor … Continue reading Potential Uses for Your Outdoor Space

Getting the Most Out of Your Yard: Outdoor Fun Ideas

Homeowners with spacious backyards, decks, and patios are counting down the days until the entire family can pack their schedule full of frolicking fun in the sun. Getting the most out of your yard isn’t rocket science, but by planning ahead and a little inspiration you can furnish your spaces with durable POLYWOOD® outdoor furniture for any occasion. Outdoor Fun Ideas As you begin to … Continue reading Getting the Most Out of Your Yard: Outdoor Fun Ideas

How to Measure Your Outdoor Living Space

So you’ve moved into your new home and are itching to transform your unused, outdoor living spaces into functional dining areas, conversation retreats, and hideaways to steal a quick nap in the afternoon. Before you delve into design decisions and furniture purchases, you need a precise understanding of your outdoor space to properly fill it. Accounting for space is the most important step in planning … Continue reading How to Measure Your Outdoor Living Space

Comparing Deep Seating Styles

When it comes to outdoor rest and relaxation nothing can hold a candle to deep seating furniture. Our expertly crafted deep seating furniture is upholstered for maximum cushioning and support, providing hours of extended comfort whether you’re sharing tall tales around the fire or simply soaking in the view. POLYWOOD® deep seating furniture is available in many of our classic collections, but at first glance … Continue reading Comparing Deep Seating Styles

Our 5 Favorite Ways to Relax Outside

Patios and poolside dining tables are prime locations for cookouts, birthday parties, and other festive events, but you can’t constantly be in hosting mode. The great outdoors is just as inviting on your own, especially after a grueling week at the office or a non-stop weekend full of dance recitals, volleyball practices, and grocery shopping with the kids. Your backyard provides a natural escape from … Continue reading Our 5 Favorite Ways to Relax Outside

Fall Outdoor Dining Tablescapes

The cooler evenings of fall create the perfect setting for an outdoor candlelit dinner, either with your special someone or with the entire family. Even if you’ve decked out your patio with a full POLYWOOD dining set the low-maintenance lumber and weather-resistant Sunbrella® cushions need a little more decoration to impress your guests. Creating fall outdoor dining tablescapes is simpler than you may imagine, especially … Continue reading Fall Outdoor Dining Tablescapes

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4 Do-It-Yourself Patio Projects

Summer’s here and what better way to get those creative juices flowing than with DIY patio ideas to beautify your patio, porch, or backyard? Here are some of our favorite (& simple!) projects to add a little color and plenty of visual interest to any outdoor space. Self-Watering Planter Do you buy pots overflowing with flowers for your patio … and then let them die … Continue reading 4 Do-It-Yourself Patio Projects