Discover the benefits of installing a permanent source of shade, and find ideas for patio shade structures from Terra Outdoor Living.
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
While the cooler temps may settle over the area during the winter months, there is no reason to stare longingly at your outdoor space and wish for spring to arrive. Before thinking that you’re relegated to several months of indoor activities, there are things you can do to fully enjoy and make use of your patio during the winter.
You’ve made it through the heat of summer, and the signs of fall are beginning to appear. Not only is the weather cooling down, but your local coffee shop has probably put out its annual sign for pumpkin-spiced treats. It may not be time to close up your outdoor space for the year, but you […]
Ever wondered if it’s ok to mix and match outdoor furniture styles? If you think about it – having everything made of the same finish seems a bit dull. Fortunately, mixing up your outdoor furniture styles has not only become a popular choice, but it is also a way to add a personalized touch to […]
When the temperatures warm up, there is a greater pull to spend more time outside relaxing and entertaining. You might already have your comfortable outdoor space, but what about a place to prepare and mix your favorite libations? Here are some tips for setting up your outdoor bar furniture for Summertime entertaining. Choose Space for […]
The mercury is slowly starting to climb as we approach Memorial Day Weekend and the start of the Summer season. Now that you can officially shed the outerwear on most days and early evenings, you may want to dine “al fresco” on your home porch or patio. While outdoor furniture is one consideration for dining […]