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

Designing Your Small Backyard or Outdoor Space

Homes come in all shapes and sizes. If you have any type of outdoor space you’ll want to transform it into a relaxing haven or a hotspot for revelry depending on your taste. Apartment dwellers in cities and homeowners with small yards may only have a bit of Earth to work with, but with vision and planning, you won’t be limited in the design of … Continue reading Designing Your Small Backyard or Outdoor Space

Garden Ideas for 3 Sizes of Outdoor Spaces

Any bit of earth can be transformed into an elegant outdoor retreat, no matter the size of your potential garden. You may assume that turning a sprawling backyard into a respectable garden is difficult, but wrapping your head around the possibilities of a tiny space and maximizing utility can prove even more challenging. Below are our favorite ideas for choosing outdoor living furniture and creating … Continue reading Garden Ideas for 3 Sizes of Outdoor Spaces

Small Space Apartment Balcony Makeover for Under $1,500

All outdoor spaces vary in their own unique way; shape, size, material, sun exposure, and so on. When we set out to makeover a customer’s small outdoor balcony we were ready for the challenge. Not only were we constrained on space, but we wanted to limit our furniture budget to $1,500. The Challenge Although the homeowners have a beautiful view of a tree-lined pond from … Continue reading Small Space Apartment Balcony Makeover for Under $1,500

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

Subtle Ways to Decorate Your Outdoor Space with Red, White, and Blue

The days are getting warmer and the nights are getting longer. Summer is here, and with that comes all the patriotic summer holidays and decor. The colors red, white, and blue seem straight-forward enough to decorate with any time of year, but they can easily be overdone.  Below are some tips on how you can add touches of one of our favorite looks — rustic Americana … Continue reading Subtle Ways to Decorate Your Outdoor Space with Red, White, and Blue

3 Simple Cocktails for Your Next Outdoor Gathering

There’s something magical about sharing a meal or diving into a conversation in the natural retreat of your own backyard. Outdoor patios, poolside cabanas, and garden deep seating sets are perfect locations for boundless storytelling and making new memories with friends, neighbors, and family. Add a signature cocktail to the mix and your POLYWOOD® outdoor furniture becomes more than just a place to sit or … Continue reading 3 Simple Cocktails for Your Next Outdoor Gathering

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

Planning an Outdoor Kitchen

Summer is approaching, and your dream of hosting the entire family for a July 4th barbecue or evening dinner party in the comfort of your own backyard is about to become a reality. You’re ready to upgrade your lone charcoal grill into a full-fledged outdoor kitchen, but where do you begin? Outdoor kitchen planning means you will expose your appliances, cooking zones, and outdoor dining … Continue reading Planning an Outdoor Kitchen