Furniture for Balconies vs. Furniture for Decks

Balconies and decks both add tons of enjoyment to your home. To get the most of your outdoor area, you need to design and furnish them in a way that aligns with your lifestyle and space restrictions. Below we’ll show you how to measure your space correctly, review smart design tips, and even offer suggestions for furniture to help make your balcony or deck an … Continue reading Furniture for Balconies vs. Furniture for Decks

What’s the Difference Between Bar Height vs. Counter Heights for Stools and Tables?

Choosing outdoor dining furniture at the correct height is often just as important as choosing a style that speaks to you. To pick the right patio furniture height for your outdoor living space, we’ve put together this handy guide that explains all three furniture heights — bar, counter, and dining — the benefits of each, styling suggestions, and answers to the questions we get asked … Continue reading What’s the Difference Between Bar Height vs. Counter Heights for Stools and Tables?

How to Choose Outdoor Furniture for Your Airbnb or Rental Property

You’ve added a fresh coat of paint on the walls, given the cabinets a makeover, and replaced the carpets with hardwood floors. The renovations in your future rental property are coming together nicely, making your new side hustle look like a full-time gig. The kitchen is ready. The pillows are fluffed, but it still feels like something is missing from your Airbnb property. Short term … Continue reading How to Choose Outdoor Furniture for Your Airbnb or Rental Property

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

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

Potential Uses for Your Outdoor Space

You’ve cleared out the creaky plastic furniture, planted fresh new landscaping, and transformed 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

5 Ideas for Planning a Small Balcony

So you’ve ventured into the heart of a sprawling metropolis to chase your dreams and expand your horizons. The rent is higher, the traffic is louder, and the lawn is smaller. A lot smaller. Many city apartments have no yard space whatsoever, but if you’re lucky you can sign a lease that includes a modest outdoor balcony to decorate and furnish to your liking. Many … Continue reading 5 Ideas for Planning a Small Balcony

Fun Things to Do Outside in Your Backyard

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 backyard isn’t rocket science. Still, by planning ahead and with a little inspiration, you can furnish your space with durable outdoor furniture for any occasion. 6 Fun Things to Do in Your … Continue reading Fun Things to Do Outside in Your Backyard

Patio Designs for Irregular Spaces

Outdoor patios can take on any shape imaginable — there’s the standard square shape, circular, elongated, and the trickier to work with asymmetrical patios. Whether your home was already outfitted with an irregularly shaped patio or you plan on building one yourself the layout will require a bit of planning and creativity. Before you become overwhelmed remind yourself that round or unique patio designs still … Continue reading Patio Designs for Irregular Spaces