10 Fall Craft Ideas for the Whole Family

Fall is a lovely time of year. The weather cools down, the leaves change, and the sweaters come out. And for many of us, fall is also the time to get some serious crafting done. We found easy fall craft ideas you can do with your kids, friends, or on your own. The best part is that many of these ideas use items you probably … Continue reading 10 Fall Craft Ideas for the Whole Family

20 Front Porch Swing Ideas for Sway-All-Day Style

Picture this: You step out onto your porch in the early morning. The sun peeks through the trees, and a gentle breeze trails over your face in greeting. A swing hangs on the far side of the porch, waiting to keep you company. You take a seat and drift back and forth, easing into the day. Sounds like bliss, right? If you want to create … Continue reading 20 Front Porch Swing Ideas for Sway-All-Day Style

12 Farmhouse Outdoor Decor Ideas For Any Size Space

Farmhouse style is the gift that keeps on giving. This decorating trend has held up through the decades because its theme speaks to stress-free functionality and welcome-home warmth. It has also endured thanks to the creativity of professional designers and homeowners alike, who’ve incorporated this style with unexpected elements to create new farmhouse-adjacent themes. Since all homes are different, as are the tastes and budgets … Continue reading 12 Farmhouse Outdoor Decor Ideas For Any Size Space

Comparing Gliders & Rocking Chairs

If you’re shopping for accent seating that adds a “little something extra” to the ambiance of your outdoor living room, an outdoor glider or rocking chair might be just the ticket.  But which style should you choose? That’s a great question, and we’re here to help answer it. We’ve done the research and compiled the necessary information to make sure your new chair checks all … Continue reading Comparing Gliders & Rocking Chairs

24 Small Backyard Ideas to Transform Your Space

Being outside is good for the mind, body, and soul. But did you know most of us spend over 90% of our time indoors? Perhaps it’s because we lack an outdoor space that entices us to relax, especially those of us with tiny backyards. Thankfully, no matter how small your backyard is, it’s possible to transform it into a cozy oasis. With a few clever … Continue reading 24 Small Backyard Ideas to Transform Your Space

7 Outdoor Entertaining Gifts To Include in Your Wedding Registry

7 Outdoor Entertaining Gifts To Include in Your Wedding Registry

When creating a wedding gift registry, many couples tend to focus on indoor essentials such as flatware, kitchen appliances, and linens. But if you have an outdoor space, adding backyard essentials to your registry will ensure you always have an entertaining-ready alfresco area. We gathered several outdoor items for wedding registries that will be practical and stylish additions to your happily ever after. 1. Outdoor … Continue reading 7 Outdoor Entertaining Gifts To Include in Your Wedding Registry

13 Backyard Ideas for Dogs That Get Two Paws Up

Did you know that some dogs need more than two hours of exercise every day? Even if your furry friend doesn’t require much movement, they probably enjoy getting out, stretching all four legs, and spending lots of time in your backyard.  It can be hard to come up with new ideas to keep pets stimulated, and many dog owners struggle to think of new and … Continue reading 13 Backyard Ideas for Dogs That Get Two Paws Up

How to Make Your Small Backyard Look Bigger – With Expert Tips

More often than not, I find that homeowners have a difficult time designing smaller outdoor spaces. From petite patios and apartment balconies to small backyards, these spaces come in a variety of different sizes and shapes. Whether you feel that you have limited space or plenty of it, you can create a functional area with the tips and ideas below. But first, let’s talk about … Continue reading How to Make Your Small Backyard Look Bigger – With Expert Tips

Celebrating the Mini Moments this Summer with POLYWOOD and Belgard

By Joe Raboine, Director of Residential Hardscapes, Belgard. When summer rolls around, everything seems brighter and more exciting. Spending time in nature and sunshine lights up those mini moments in our day-to-day lives that we look back on and cherish. Life is about celebrating special moments, big and small.  This summer, POLYWOOD and Belgard want to help you soak up the mini moments you share … Continue reading Celebrating the Mini Moments this Summer with POLYWOOD and Belgard

How to Keep Mosquitos Away From Your Outdoor Space

If there’s one thing we can all agree on, it’s that mosquitos are party-crashing pests. However, it’s important to remember that they’re an important part of the food chain. Mosquitos feed larger animals like birds, spiders, bats, and frogs. Eliminating the mosquito population entirely would put the natural ecosystem off balance, and that’s not good for our planet.  So we need to find mosquito-repelling approaches … Continue reading How to Keep Mosquitos Away From Your Outdoor Space