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Tips for Decorating Your Patio In The New Year

The new year is here and with it comes many new trends. If you’ve been thinking of updating your outdoor patio area, this could be the year to do it. 2015 brings with it some exciting new ideas for decorating that can give a face-lift to even the most tired outdoor spaces. Greenery It is always lovely to have green plants and shrubs adorning an outdoor patio area. This year the trend is to go for eco-conscious greenery. Whereas it is true that all plants, by their nature, are ecologically Read more [...]
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3 Ways to Use Patio Accessories to Improve Your Outdoor Experience

On a nice, sunny day, there are a million and one reasons why you should be spending time outdoors. Yes, you may have the basic outdoor table and chairs (that you may have purchased from Design Furnishings) to use as you relax and stay hydrated. However, what some people do not realize is how useful outdoor patio accessories can be to keep you comfortable outdoors from dawn until dusk – or later. Outdoor patio accessories come in many sizes and styles that are sure to match your current outdoor Read more [...]
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Purchasing The Right Wicker Tables For Your Outdoor Restaurant

Dining alfresco has lots of advantages for diners at a restaurant as well as the owners of the facility. However, if a restaurant owner is going to decide to have a beer garden or some other type of outdoor dining area, great consideration needs to be taken into the types of dining tables that are going to be used. Outdoor dining tables, especially those that will sit a large number of people throughout the year need to be sturdy and durable. They also need to withstand scorching heat as well Read more [...]

8 Ideas for Patio Furniture use in Winter

Now that the winter is near, you may think that it is time to put the patio furniture away and stay inside until everything thaws. But, that is not the case. With a little ingenuity you can enjoy the winter wonderland from your patio all season long. Here are some great winter patio ideas to help you brainstorm uses for patio furniture in winter. Patio heaters Patio heaters are a convenient way to be able to make use of your patio furniture in the winter. Patio heaters are easy for a homeowner Read more [...]
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The Cat Owner’s Survival Guide for Wicker Furniture

Having a pet, and especially a cat, comes with numerous joys and benefits; from a furry companion to a source of stress relief, cats never fail to bring a smile to your face. Unless, of course, your cat is in the process of shredding your prized wicker furniture — a sight that no cat owner wants to come home to. Cats are well known for scratching any available surface; they do this to sharpen their claws as well as gain some exercise and mark their territory, and wicker furniture serves this Read more [...]
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Six Tips for Inspecting Your Wicker Furniture Order after Delivery

Online shopping has become a major part of American retail. There are online stores for just about every type of product someone can imagine. In many circumstances, making purchases online can be convenient and can offer benefits such as time savings and lower costs. However, online shopping can also require more eagle-eye watchfulness by the consumer. Most people have a relatively high comfort level in regards to purchasing products such as music, clothing, and groceries online. Other less common Read more [...]
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4 Ideas On Extending Your Outdoor Living Into the Fall

As the days get shorter, the nights get longer, and the wind carries that autumn chill, it may seem that enjoying outdoor living is no longer an option. However, that doesn’t have to be the case! Autumn is a season with its own unique set of challenges, but you shouldn’t let that stop you from enjoying the beautiful fall colors, entertaining on your patio, or otherwise spending time outdoors. Take a look at these four ways to take advantage of everything that fall offers - right in your own backyard!   1. Read more [...]
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Six Easy Ways To Turn A Boring Patio Into A Fun Zone

A patio is the perfect place to relax and entertain. It is a spot to gather with friends and family, cozy up with a good book, or just kick back and unwind. As an extension of the home, it's one living space that can get a lot of use when the weather is right. Here are six easy ways to turn a boring patio into a fun zone:   1. Add Comfortable Furnishings Decide what furnishings are essential for creating a comfortable space on the patio. Consider seats, tables, and functional accent Read more [...]
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Five Essential Items Every Pool Deck Should Have

Your pool deck is likely to be one of the most appealing areas of your home during the summer when the water is inviting and everyone wants to spend time outdoors. Whether you enjoy spending time on your deck lying down with a good book or you often throw parties with friends and family, it is best to incorporate some of these items to help spruce up your pool deck. From accessories and items designed for aesthetic purposes to pieces of furniture that are very functional, using this list of five Read more [...]
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Five Ways To Add Wicker Furniture To Garden Spaces

Nothing says outdoors like the clean, environmentally friendly lines of wicker furniture pieces. Whether painted or natural and covered with complementary cushions in a flowery pattern, they bring comfort as well as style to any backyard or patio setting. Many eschew wicker because of its reputation for requiring maintenance and upkeep. While wicker furniture should be covered when not in use, stored away during winter, or used in a covered area, the painted surfaces are easily cleaned and ready Read more [...]