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 […]
(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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.