Fun Backyard Fire Pit Ideas for Fall

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Summer passes all too quickly for many people, even those who live in climates with mild weather during the fall and winter. For those with an outdoor firepit, summer doesn’t need to end quite so soon. As the evening air becomes a bit crisper, spending time with friends and family around a firepit helps to […]

How to Choose the Perfect Outdoor Dining Set

Eating outdoors with friends and family is a simple pleasure that many people enjoy. Having the perfect outdoor dining set makes it even better. Since all other pieces center around the table, choosing the table first and working outwards through your patio is a good idea. Factors to Consider When Choosing an Outdoor Dining Table […]

Woven Rope Furniture – An Innovative Trend for 2020

(Picture above: The Presidio collection featuring grey Italian woven rope and white powder-coated aluminum.) The practice of using woven rope to create furniture is a tradition that goes back to ancient times in Egypt. In those early days, primitive Egyptians used woven rope to make line-rope chair seats. The material fell out of favor for […]

Backyard Things to do in Quarantine

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These are challenging times for Americans. Not only are people trying to work and educate their children from home due to COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, financial pressures and worry over health can make anxiety about the situation feel unbearable In a society that’s always on the go, figuring out new and creative things to do in […]

Patio Upgrade Ideas that Won’t Break the Bank

A well-maintained, well-designed patio can serve as an amazing gathering space. It can allow you and your family to enjoy your property and host guests in a convenient, comfortable way. Adding to the appeal of patios is that, as this article shows, there are many inexpensive ways to easily install upgrades. Keep reading to find […]

The History of the Adirondack Chair – an All-American Story

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Adirondack chairs are so popular today that people typically don’t pause to consider their history. Originally called the Westport chair by designer Thomas Lee, the Adirondack chair dates to the year he invented it in 1903. While on vacation with his family in Westport, New York near Lake Champlain, Lee decided to create outdoor furniture […]

Transform Your Terrace with Premium Teak Furniture

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Furniture made with teak materials can provide a unique and upscale look for your outdoor living space. Terra Outdoor Living is pleased to partner with manufacturers that use materials from the teak tree, a tropical hardwood tree species native to southern and southeastern Asia. Countries with the highest percentage of teak trees include Burma, India, […]

The Wonders of All-Weather Outdoor Wicker Furniture

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Placing wicker furniture outside on the porch is a relatively new trend, but the beginnings of the furniture itself goes back several thousand years. Crafters in Egypt made tables and chairs from it while those in Rome created baskets and sofas. Wicker furniture was an important aspect of Victorian culture, especially the Golden Age lasting […]

Outdoor Dining Decor Ideas: Mix & Match Styles

When it comes to design for outdoor spaces, it’s becoming increasingly popular to go for a personalized look instead of a pre-packaged design. If you’re looking for ideas for outdoor dining decor, this might come as a surprise. Mixing styles will result in a sophisticated, unique, and memorable outdoor spaces, provided you follow a few […]