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

When choosing tables and stools for your outdoor oasis, it can sometimes be tricky deciding which style and heights fit your setup best. Your goals for your outdoor space will ultimately determine the style of set you choose.  In this blog, we go over the three standard heights for tables and stools, the uses for counter and bar heights, and offer a few furniture suggestions … Continue reading Bar Height vs. Counter Heights for Stools and Tables: What’s the Difference?

How to Recycle Plastic (& Which Plastics Can Be Recycled)

Americans are recycling more and more plastic every year, and that’s great! We know recycling is good for the environment, so we fill our curbside bins with everything we think can be recycled… without checking first to see if we guessed correctly. Someone else will sort it out at the recycling facility, right? Wrong. Recycling or “Wishcycling”? The practice of tossing any items in the … Continue reading How to Recycle Plastic (& Which Plastics Can Be Recycled)

Great Gifts for Grandma: Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, do you have an idea of what you’re going to do for the moms in your life – specifically the grandmothers? Grandmas are extremely special. They have endless amounts of patience, incredible cooking skills that no one can beat, and they always light up when you stop by or call. Your grandma (and your kid’s grandma) certainly deserve … Continue reading Great Gifts for Grandma: Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Gardening Tips for a Shaded Backyard

In an ideal world, every yard and garden would be blanketed in warm sunlight so your plants, shrubs, and flowers could reliably blossom throughout the season. However, the reality of gardening is that sunlight is far from given. Many apartments, condos, and homes are surrounded by structures or trees that block sunlight from huge portions of the garden. If you want your yard to look … Continue reading Gardening Tips for a Shaded Backyard

Choosing Outdoor Furniture for Your Desert Retreat

For those who favor solitude, few retreats deliver serenity quite like a secluded desert vacation home. If you finally bought a desert retreat and are preparing for your first family outing, you’re likely buried in logistics and planning. While coordinating details like pool tiling and deck staining, don’t overlook the importance of choosing durable and personalized outdoor furniture compatible with desert living. You’ll be exposed … Continue reading Choosing Outdoor Furniture for Your Desert Retreat

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

Choosing Outdoor Furniture for Your Cabin

You’ve made your dream a reality by finishing construction on your private cabin in the heart of the woods. Anticipating weekly trips out to your secluded retreat, you begin to teach your kids the finer details of fishing. You head to the outdoor depot to load up on equipment, gear, and new duds. But don’t put the cart before the horse. To properly enjoy your … Continue reading Choosing Outdoor Furniture for Your Cabin

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