Outdoor Pillows: Underrated Patio Additions

When it comes to creating the perfect cozy outdoor experience, explore how to incorporate outdoor pillows that compliment your patio furniture.

If you had the opportunity to add a touch of comfort to your outdoor seating area, why wouldn’t you?

Unfortunately, most of us do not practice, what is perhaps, the simplest way to get this done – through outdoor pillows. They add so much color, comfort, and style to your outdoor area and they’re not particularly expensive either.

Here are a few ways you can incorporate some style into your porch or patio.

1. Using Outdoor Pillows to Play With Color

Choosing the right color for your outdoor environment is a no-brainer when it comes to pillows. Consider the kind of effect you expect to get out of this addition. Do you want to brighten it up, dull it down or make a statement? 

Do your pillows, or pillowcases match the furniture? Once you have a fair idea of what you want to achieve, you can set about playing with colors to get the effect you want.

2. Keep the Environment in Mind

Another thing you shouldn’t forget is your environment. Remember that you are choosing your pillows in the context of outdoor space. That means you must also analyze the environment around you to make sure your colors don’t clash.

You may love a pillow in the store, but the everchanging trees around your patio might disagree. Take a good hard look at the foliage around you, and take note of the various shades you see. 

3. Patterns and Contrast

You also need to consider the shape of the pillow, the pattern of the pillowcase and how it contrasts with your surroundings. While it might be tempting to go with matching colors, keep in mind that contrast is a lovely way to make your environment more vibrant, lively and inviting.

4. Consider the Furniture

Similarly, as you consider the contrasts and patterns of your pillow, do be sure to examine any patterns on your outdoor sofas and other furniture as well. You do not want the geometry of these two patterns to clash. This will only make your patio look unnecessarily outlandish.

Try to find patterns that complement each other to get the most out of your outdoor space.

5. Don’t Ignore the Comfort Factor

Home lifestyle woman relaxing enjoying luxury sofa patio furniture on outdoor patio living room. Happy lady lying down on comfortable pillows daydreaming thinking. Beautiful young Asian chinese girl.

Finally, while design matters, don’t ever make the mistake of neglecting your own comfort. Experiment with a variety of pillows on your furniture to ensure that you are able to enjoy maximum comfort at all times. 

Decorating Your Patio With the Right Accessories

Finding the right balance of creativity and comfort is essential to any space. Whether it’s outdoor pillows or furniture, it’s important that each of these elements complement each other to produce the kind of effect you’re looking for. However, you’re never going to know what works until you experiment with your options.

Looking for more creative additions to your outdoor space? Check out our blog on the latest new trend of rope furniture and find out how it can jazz up your patio!

Best Ways To Extend Your Home Office Space During Coronavirus Shutdowns

If you’re one of the many people who have been suddenly tossed into the work-from-home lifestyle, you might still be reeling from the shock. At first, the idea of working in pajamas and having no commute sounds glorious. When your first day goes by and you get nothing done, though, you know it’s harder than you thought.

Working from home should be more enjoyable and more comfortable than your office. It’s all about what you make of it, though.

For a more comfortable and productive home office setup, try extending you space using these strategies.

1. Choose Your View

Your view has a huge impact on, well, your view of the world. If you’re stuck in an enclosed space with bland walls, it’ll start looking like a prison cell in a hurry.

If possible, set up your home office in a room with plenty of natural light, like your patio! Think about which direction has your favorite view and aim for that.

Within that area, you can also arrange your furniture based on where you want that view to be. Do you want it right in front of you so you can look up from your screen and see nature? Or do you prefer it off to the side so the view doesn’t distract you?

That’s the beauty of a home office: it’s all about your own preference.

2. Give Yourself Options

Chances are that in your office, you’re sitting solitary less often than you think. You get up to go to the water cooler, chat with a co-worker, or grab office supplies.

When you aren’t taking those little breaks, sitting in the same place too long is draining. Instead, give yourself multiple options within your office.

If your job has multiple very different functions, set up different rooms or zones for each function if you can. For instance, let’s say you’re a creative professional. Have one area for inspiration and creativity with a separate area for business tasks like emails and documentation.

3. Use Your Outdoor Space

As difficult as social isolation seems, there’s a saving grace: we can all go outside if we keep our distance. That outside air can be a refreshing break from your standard home office. In fact, working outside has health benefits like stress reduction and healthier blood pressure. 

To make the most of your outdoor space, there are several ways to turn it into a great workspace.

Create Your Own Shade

You pack up all your supplies and equipment. You gather your coffee and your water and you finally get it all set up outside. Then you open your computer and realize you can’t see anything besides the glare.

Shade is critical while you work outside. If you’re not on a balcony or patio that has its own shade, quick fixes like patio umbrellas can give you the shade you need where you want it.

Have Plenty of Tabletop Space

When you’re in a true home office, you have your whole desk set up with plenty of space. If you’re outside, this could be an issue.

Create the setup you want that fits with your job’s functions. Some people opt for larger outdoor seating like a sofa instead of a chair. Then they use the sofa space around them to spread out the items they need.

You can also use an outdoor end table or coffee table. If you have an outdoor dining area, this is the perfect place for an impromptu office.

Don’t Forget the Paperweights

This seems like a small detail but it can decide whether working outside is heavenly or a hassle. No matter what the weather report says, you never know when a sudden gust will come along.

Arrange your documents in a way that keeps them in place and safe from the wind. For papers you need to have out on the table, a glass tumbler could be all you need for a paperweight.

Choose Seating with Options

We explained how important it is to be able to change your seating inside your home office. The same applies if you’re sitting outside.

Choose outdoor furniture that allows you to change your position at will. Consider a reclinable chair or rocking chair. An ottoman is a helpful addition so you can put your feet up on occasion.

Better yet, have an outdoor furniture set with multiple types of chairs. If you have a sofa, a chair, and a chaise next to you, you can switch it up to keep your blood flowing and stay comfortable.

4. Bring in Some Greenery

Plants make the space feel more open and inviting. They make the space feel closer to nature and many plants even make the air cleaner. Put the plant in a decorative planter and you have a healthy piece of decor. 

We have one guideline, though: make it a plant that’s easy to care for. The last thing you want to do is add more stress to your day.

5. Find Your Noise of Choice

Everyone is different when it comes to noise and what amount of background noise makes them productive. Now that you have your home office, you can customize your noise to be anything you want.

Experiment to see what feels most comfortable to you. You might need complete silence to be productive, or maybe you work better with white noise in the background. White noise is popular because it reduces anxiety and can block out other noises like family members in the home.

For others, more active noises help them focus. You might prefer to have certain types of music playing while you work.

When you find out your favorite level of noise, find a way to make it happen. That might mean investing in noise-canceling headphones, a white noise machine, or a speaker to play your music anywhere.

6. Have an Organizational Scheme

Some people could organize all day every day while others find it to be torturous. Either way, the fact is that an organized workspace makes most people more productive. It tends to limit your distractions and save time you’d otherwise spend looking for items.

Create an organizational scheme based on what you need for your job and how you prefer to access it. With some creativity and a trip to the (online) office supply store, you can even recreate your office setup at home.

Have a place for your files and a place to keep current projects. Find a way to store supplies so they’re out of the way but easy to access.

Just as important as it is to set up your organizational plan in the first place, you need to keep it tidy. Organizing doesn’t work if you stop putting things where they’re supposed to go.

Use that to your benefit. Get up every few hours or between each task to spend time tidying your home office. This gets your blood flowing again and gives your brain a revitalizing break.

7. Keep a Stash of Energy-Boosters

We hate to be the bearers of bad news, but the 2:00 slump doesn’t go away when you’re working from home. If anything, it’s worse because you know your nap-ready bed is just feet away.

You need to have snacks and drinks at the ready. Specifically, you need items that will boost your energy without weighing you down or making you crash later. That could include nuts, fruits, and fruit drinks.

Create a way to have these snacks available in your home office. If you have to go to the kitchen, you’re likely to get distracted on your short walk through the house. One kid asks a question, you realize the dog needs food, and before you know it, an hour has passed. 

You can use this strategy whether you’re working inside or outside using mini-fridges, coolers, or simply the drawers you already have.

Making the Most of Your Home Office Setup

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When you’re working from home, you require a lot of your home office setup. It needs to be comfortable yet be able to keep you productive and on your toes. It isn’t always easy to create that environment, especially when it happens unexpectedly.

Fortunately for you, plenty of others have gone through the same struggle and shared their wisdom. The tips above can help you design your home office and other home workspaces in the best way for your job’s needs.

To start heeding that advice by setting up your outdoor space to be work-friendly, shop for our outdoor furniture and accessories or schedule a free design consultation with one of our design specialist today.

Is March the Best Time to Buy Patio Furniture?

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Everyone loves a great patio.

It’s a place to be outdoors while still at home (who doesn’t love that?). It’s a place to host BBQs, parties, tend to the garden, or watch the kids in the pool.

It’s also one of the top outdoor upgrades you can make to your home, according to realty experts. An 18′ X 20′ patio that costs $7,200 can earn you a 69 percent ROI. That’s a fantastic value to your home.

But, you need functional accessories out there. When’s the best time to buy patio furniture, so that you get the highest quality at the most affordable price?

We discuss the details in this tell-all guide. Grab a fresh-squeezed lemonade and settle in! Soon, you’ll be enjoying that drink on your brand-new patio furniture.

Why March Is the Best Time to Buy Patio Furniture

Arizona is starting to jump headfirst into some beautiful weather. Rather than spending the day indoors, it’s time to deck out your patio with the best furniture and hang out in your backyard. Grab a book, take a nap, or just watch the flames dance in your firepit.  

Whatever your reason for wanting patio furniture, March is the time to buy.

Weather reports show that between February and March, the most significant jump from relatively colder weather to relatively hotter weather occurred. Suddenly, everyone wanted to slide open their doors and breathe in the fresh air.

So, temperatures aside, why else is now the best time to buy patio furniture?

  • To observe and enjoy the changing of the seasons
  • March typically has a surplus of deals available, due to the weather
  • Prices are affordable because they’re not inflating due to supply and demand problems
  • You can avoid shipping delays that are bound to happen in the busier season in spring

If you wait until the heart of springtime, you can bet your bottom dollar you’ll face higher pricetags (with fewer specials going on), higher wait times for delivery, and the potential for fewer options. That patio set you’ve had your eye on for weeks may sell out if you don’t invest now.

At All American Outdoor Living, we’re currently offering a St. Patty’s Day special that’ll bring your patio to life without breaking the bank.

Types of Patio Furniture You Need

When it comes to shopping for patio furniture, you have a few options.

You can shop by brand name, getting every piece from that label, or you can mix-and-match various labels. Many brands offer patio collections so that you can choose from an already-curated selection of patio furniture options. These collections make the decision process simple and straightforward, simply:

  • Choose an inspiring collection
  • Mix-and-match different fabrics, finishes, and sets

If you have trouble choosing, that’s what our designs are here for!

What size and type of patio furniture you get largely depends on your taste and the size of your patio. Regardless, you’ll need a few key pieces to tie the whole look together (you don’t want it scattered). Some patio necessities include:

  • Outdoor seating 
  • Patio tables
  • Patio shade, such as umbrellas or retractable awnings

You can even choose to invest in extras like patio kitchen equipment or an outdoor fire pit. Outdoor fire pits are great because you can position the furniture around it, making a beautiful U-shaped layout, for example.

Speaking of accessories, there’s plenty more you can do to beef up your patio along with your new furniture. To make your set-up look natural, lived-in, and unique, consider adding some cool extras. These ideas include:

  • Outdoor cushions (perfect for taking that afternoon nap)
  • Outdoor lighting (a necessity for nighttime hangs)
  • Outdoor rugs
  • Planters
  • Small end tables (for drinks, candles, magazines, plants)
  • Planters
  • Throw pillows
  • Speakers (for all the parties you’ll be throwing!)

If you’re going to get patio furniture, you may as well deck out the whole space while you’re at it.

Where to Get High-Quality Patio Furniture at a Reasonable Price

Now that you’re ready to buy, and you know what you need, how do you know who to buy from? These are valid concerns—after all this, you don’t feel like wasting your money on anything subpar.

Here are a few questions to consider when finding a furniture supplier that can get you what you want:

  • How long have they been in business? Outdoor Living has been in operation since 1973!
  • Do they offer free patio design assistance? This is crucial to those who are at a loss for inspiration
  • Do they provide financing options for those who need or want them?
  • Do they have a large selection of brands, styles, and prices?
  • Do they also sell patio extras, like fire pits, pillows, rugs, and the like?

Outdoor Living has a 12-month, interest-free financing option. It’s incredibly rare to find such a great deal on patio furniture—even when there aren’t specials going on. We also provide free white-glove delivery, another rarity in furniture stores.

Additionally, we have a massive collection featuring tons of high-end brands, as well as unique, lesser-known brands (so you don’t have the same patio furniture as your neighbors). 

The Time Is Now

There’s no better time of year than now.

March offers clear benefits—great selections, great prices, great weather. It’s the best time to buy patio furniture!

We’ve got fantastic deals going on—but you have to act quickly. Our St. Patrick’s Day deals don’t last forever. Until March 31st, enjoy 70 percent off select items. 

After that, contact us for all your patio needs, or browse our various patio collections online. We’re always ready to get you set-up with the best backyard!

2020 Guide to the Best Outdoor Furniture Brands

The warm months evoke memories of spending time with family and friends outdoors, which is why you need to choose patio furniture made by the best outdoor furniture brands in the business.

From conversation sets to lounge chairs, a high-quality piece of patio furniture should always blend style with durability and comfort.

Read on to discover more about some of the best outdoor furniture brands for 2020 so you can find the perfect pieces for your home.

Mallin Casual Furniture Brings Comfort and Style Together

When it comes to comfort and style, Mallin is one of the most respected brands in the industry. Starting at $1,995, Barletta by Mallin features an ultra-plush, modern design that’s perfect for modern patio spaces. This contemporary furniture is in limited quantities, which makes it a highly sought after brand.

The classic sling furniture from Mallin blends timeless designs with reliable, durable construction. You can easily move pieces around your patio, and their deep cushion lounge chairs offer incredible comfort for lounging and spending time outside with family and friends.

For classic modern design that you can add to a patio or deck space, look for the Albany collection by Mallin boasting rich, deep colors. If you prefer something a bit more timeless, the Terraza collection adds a classic element to your favorite outdoor space.

Sunset West: One of 2020’s Best Outdoor Furniture Brands

Sunset West manufactures fine outdoor furnishings that boast ultra-plush comfort and intricate details. Their Monterey collection boasts beautiful, durable aluminum frames featured in a large-scale design.

A blend of casual-cool and laid-back vibes mesh with a touch of modern sophistication to make Sunset West furniture one of the most stylish and timeless brands available. Look for their assortment of comfortable seating options, sturdy tables, and seating pieces topped with thick cushions covered in Sunbrella fabric.

Trending: Tropitone

If you’re looking to spice things up around your patio, furniture from Tropitone is an excellent choice. This highly versatile brand boasts a wide array of styles to choose from that range anywhere from vibrant and tropical-inspired to sleek and contemporary.

Each piece made by Tropitone is crafted of the highest quality with sturdy, weather-resistant frames. Colorful cushions lend a vibrant element to your patio, and you can integrate them into any outdoor space with ease. 

For outdoor dining, Tropitone offers gorgeous sling chairs, sturdy and sophisticated tables, and a range of sizes to suit your needs. Conversation sets boast comfortable seating and some collections include tables with a built-in fire feature for added flair.

Get Modern with Furniture from Kingsley Bate

For those who appreciate contemporary style, Kingsley Bate is one of the best outdoor furniture brands on the market today. This revolutionary brand uses only the finest teak wood and crafts each piece using precise mortise and tension joinery for durability and style.

A combination of modern stainless steel and all-weather wicker gives Kingsley Bate furniture a distinctive aesthetic. Modern silhouettes on chairs and tables will transform the look of your patio with just one purchase. 

The blend of high-quality materials and fine craftsmanship means you’ll get a perfect blend of style and durability with every piece of furniture from Kingsley Bate. Warm wood tones blend beautifully with neutral cushions to give your patio a seamless look.

Take Care of Your Patio Furniture with Treasure Garden

With a wide range of high-quality, custom made and handcrafted patio umbrellas, Treasure Garden is a leader in the industry. The brand combines advanced technology with the newest color and fabric trends so your patio is always on point.

In addition to their stylish umbrellas, Treasure Garden also manufactures a wide range of patio furniture covers to help you protect your investment. Whether you need to protect an outdoor table or enjoy some shade, you’ll get what you need with a purchase from Treasure Garden. Their selection of large cantilevered umbrellas provides amazing cover to keep you cool in the sun.

Choose Polywood (HDPE) for an Eco-Friendly Choice

If you’re looking for new ways to go green this season, be sure to check out the selection of furniture by Polywood. This eco-conscious brand makes outdoor furniture from recycled milk jugs and plastic bottles, resulting in an extremely strong, weather-resistant selection of furniture.

Polywood offers modern designs and an endless assortment of colors to breathe new life into your patio. Their blend of sustainability and style makes them a leader in the outdoor furniture industry.

You’ll find everything from Adirondack and rocking chairs to durable tables from Polywood. Each piece is low-maintenance, resists damage from weather, and uses UV inhibitors to protect your furniture from fading in the sun.

Bring the Indoors Outside with Castelle Furniture

Castelle understands that your outdoor living space is just as important as the indoors, which is why the brand ensures that each piece is crafted of the highest possible quality. All items are inspired by nature, but they’re made from aluminum to ensure years of durable enjoyment.

Look for finishes featuring details like hand painting, hand polishing, and faux finishing that creates unique textures and deep hues for an exotic vibe. The wide selection of styles offered by Castelle ensures that there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Whether you’re a trend-setter or a classic furniture fan, Castelle has what you need.

Give Your Patio a Makeover with These Trending Brands

Whether you need a new outdoor dining set or some comfortable seating, browse the best outdoor furniture brands listed above to help you accomplish your goals. Each brand offers durable furniture made with attention to detail, and comfortable cushions allow you to sit back and relax in style all spring and summer long.

To shop our latest selection, visit our website today and contact us for more information so you can enjoy the patio space of your dreams.

15 of the Best Fire Pit Ideas for Your Home

Archeologists have used radiocarbon dating of charcoal found in old fire pits in centuries-old civilizations.

Fire pits have always been around, but now they are used more and more in the backyard to bring family and friends together.

In short, fire pits are becoming more popular. They bring people together. Fire pits are awesome for smores, for hanging out, for telling stories, and for essential family and friend time. There’s no doubt that fire pits have played a part in helping bring communities and people together for a good time. 

The evolution of the fire pit has made finding a backyard fire pit a bit more difficult. There are different styles along with benefits that come with different fire pits. This is why you need to take your time and examine what kind of fire pit you want in your backyard.

The perfect fire pit provides essential qualities you can’t ignore. 

Here’s a guide on the different fire pits you can invest in that can completely transform your backyard. 

Some Considerations on a Backyard Fire Pit 

Before diving into the style of fire pit you want for your backyard, it’s important to look at what makes a really good fire pit and then dive into the best kind of fire pits. 

An excellent fire pit ranges in height about 20 inches. This is an ideal height for you and your friends and family to enjoy the warmth of the fire pit. 

A well-made fire pit also contains drainage of some sort. For instance, you can have drain holes at the bottom of your fire pit to allow proper airflow and drainage. 

Another consideration is figuring out what to put inside the fire pit. You may want to consider fire bricks, lave rocks or lava pebbles. If you put the wrong material inside the fire pit, you risk the material exploding and causing damage to your fire pit and worse bodily injury. 

Lastly, prevent fire and chemical hazards. You have to be careful of what put into your fire pit because it can be toxin and cause harm to you and your friends or family. 

1. Backyard BBQ

If you’re going to get a fire pit for the backyard and you love to bbq, you can kill two birds with one stone by getting a fire pit that also acts as barbequing. 

A fire pit doesn’t just have to be a place where one gets warm, but it can be a place where one eats delicious barbeque and enjoys a warm fire. 

2. Family Get-Togethers 

If you enjoy family togetherness and love having them outside, then a fire pit is the ideal way to hangout and catch-up with family. You can all sit around the fire in the backyard and enjoy telling stories.  

3. Stargazing

If you are in the mood for stargazing and smores, then a fire pit is a great way to unite both of them. You can enjoy a nice warm fie while you stargaze with a telescope or binoculars. 

4. Pool Fun 

Nothing’s better than enjoying some swimming with friends and set the mood with a relaxing fire pit next to the pool. It gives swimming a calming feeling that makes jumping a pool that much more relaxing. 

You can also enjoy having a fire pit next to the pool. 

5. A Backyard Theme

If you enjoy having theme parties, then you’ll find that there’s nothing like a theme designed fire pit to add some backyard flavor to the theme party. You’ll find plenty of fire pits designed for different themes. 

6. Smores

There’s no better reason to have a fire pit in the backyard than enjoy some good ole smores. These delicious treats are a household delight and are a fantastic reason to have a backyard fire pit. 

7. Backyard Decor

Sometimes it’s nice to have a backyard fire pit just to add to the decoration of the backyard. You may have created a beautifully designed backyard and having a fire pit is just the thing you need to complete the look you’re looking for. 

8. Camping Adventures

If you’re looking to give your kids a backyard camping adventure, there’s nothing better than having a fire pit with smores before you sleep in the backyard with your tent. 

If you’re unsure of what fire pit to get for your backyard, look no further than these fire pits

9. Create a Cozy Atmosphere

There’s nothing better than having some outside furniture to relax around a fire pit. You can create a sleek look around the fire pit and have sofas around the fire pit to make for a very comfortable atmosphere. 

10. A Secret Location

Another great idea for a fire pit is to have it in a secret location in your backyard. If you have a big backyard, you can lead your guest to a part of your backyard that is exclusive for fire pit hangouts. 

Other Fire Pit Ideas

Now that you have some outdoor fire pit ideas and fire pit designs, here are some more backyard fire pit designs that can help you decide what backyard fire pit to buy that can fit into what you’re looking for in your backyard.  

A Stone Stacked Fire Pit 

This fire pit can be created with a set of stones in a circle and is often wider than other fire pits. 

The stone is often made of flagstone, fire brick interiors, and pea gravel. It creates a cozy environment and is perfect for a backyard with lots of space.

An in-Ground Fire Pit 

This fire pit awesome when you looking for an immovable fire pit. You make an in-ground fire pit with large boulders or stacked stones. 

But before you start designing and digging this in-ground fire pit, it’s best to call the number 811 to ensure that there are no power lines where you are digging. 

A Pirate Ship Fire Pit

This is a completely unique fire pit because of its design. 

You can build or buy a pirate designed fire pit that holds wood and has enough depth to create warmth for everyone.

A BBQ Fire Pit

This is the perfect fire pit for the spring and summer, although nobody says you can’t use for fall and winter. 

A bbq fire pit gives you the opportunity to cook hamburgers and or grill anything outside while everyone enjoys a cozy fire. A bbq fire pit is really the perfect multi-purpose fire pit that can be a great addition to a backyard with a swimming pool. 

Fire Pit Tables

A fire pit tables are often rectangular-shaped and provide more evenly distributed heat. You can purchase this type of fire pit in different kinds of stones from concrete to granite. 

Propane Fire Pit 

Any of the fire pits already mentioned can be propane. 

With propane, you don’t have to worry about wood burning or smoke. The fire is also more contained with a propane fire pit than it would be with a wood-burning fire pit. 

You can also find a list of the best fire pits here.  

The Benefits of a Backyard Fire Pit

Ultimately, the benefits of a backyard fire pit offer different ways to use fire pits, which include propane or wood. You can have smaller more delicate fires or giants backyard bonfires in your fire pit. 

More importantly, each fire pit offers your backyard something unique, based on what you want your backyard to look like. You can have patio appeal with different types of fire pits that go with some furniture. 

Other benefits of each of these fire pits are that they create evenings with friends and family without having to spend time inside and in front of the TV. Instead, you can spend time outside, gaze at the stars, each smores, and enjoy the company of good friends and family. 

You can find more backyard fire pits on our website. 

Why Is Choosing a Backyard Fire Pit So Important? 

The ideal fire pit in your home creates a warm atmosphere in your home. It creates a glow, a friendly environment that encourages people to hang out around the fire. 

Having a perfect backyard fire pit gives you something to do with friends and family all year round. You don’t have to wait until winter for a fire. You can enjoy backyard bbq’s in the spring and summer. 

If you enjoy having a fire pit for yourself, then you can take this time to relax and unwind. It can also help you destress and possibly lower your blood pressure.

A final note on fire pits and why they are essential to your backyard is that they make each day longer. Each day can be longer and more enjoyable with family and friends or even by yourself. You won’t feel that the days are shorter. 

If you are looking for a fire pit or for more information on patio furniture, check out our website to see what we have to offer. 

10 Patio Rocking Chairs and Gliders You’ll Love in 2020

Brussel block design pavers on an exterior patio and summer living space with a covered gazebo, colorful petunias and comfortable seating

Do you love spending time outdoors? Are you looking to create a relaxing, peaceful space?

No outdoor oasis is complete without quality patio rocking chairs. 

Not only are these chairs comfortable, but also stylish and functional. Homeowners and guests alike can enjoy the comfort of rocking on one of 2020’s best patio rocking chairs and gliders.

Feeling overwhelmed by the countless choices? We’re here to help!

Keep reading for a breakdown of 2020’s newest patio rocking chairs and gliders to complete your space.

1. Ravello Cushion Double Glider

The Ravello line of outdoor furniture is synonymous with timeless beauty and traditional style. The Ravello cushion double glider is perfect for those who enjoy an oversized glider with plenty of cushion and comfort.

Designed by Robert Mainville, this glider puts a modern twist on the iconic porch swing. With RELAX plus® cushion technology, you won’t be disappointed when it comes to comfort or design. 

The wide arm support, luxurious seating, and proportioned frame offer comfort and style in one. If you enjoy hours of gliding in the peaceful outdoors, you’ll love the way the Ravello cushion double glider cradles your body. Thanks to the glider’s high backs, users experience just the right amount of support.

You can complete your collection with Ravello’s padded dining, seating, and bar chairs.

2. Ravello Padded Sling Double Glider

This sling double glider offers the same ease and comfort of the brand’s cushion double glider but with built-in padding. Instead of removable cushions, you’ll love this glider’s soft, durable padding that offers extra back support.

The oversized frame is aluminum construction with a powder-coated, weather-resistant finish. You can choose from numerous colors for both the powdered-coated frame and the sling material including 

When it comes to the appearance, this sling double glider offers a nice mix of ornate details and a more contemporary vibe. 

With pricing starting just under $1,000, you can’t beat the quality and durability of the Ravello padded sling double glider

3. Montreux Cushion Double Glider

Another popular line from Tropitone, the new Montreux cushion double glider brings the comfort of an indoor sofa, outdoors. 

If you’re looking for a stylish patio glider, look no further! The Montreux outdoor collection is named after an annual jazz festival held in Southern France. The soulful inspiration is clearly visible in the vibrant color options for both the aluminum frame and cushions. 

This collection beautifully blends extruded aluminum and cast aluminum detail for sturdy construction that is truly a work of art. 

Pair this cushioned glider with other Montreux products including sling, padded sling, and Woven-Wicker chairs. 

4. Montreux Padded Sling Double Glider

If you love the look of the Montreux glider but prefer a padded sling over traditional cushions, this new padded sling double glider is an obvious choice. The ability to use this glider in either a covered or open space makes it a versatile choice.

It offers comfortable seating for two and is perfect for any meeting or conversation area. Place the glider on your front porch, under your lanai or next to your pool.

The Sunbrella outdoor fabric is resistant to sun damage and fading, making it the perfect choice for those hot summer days or living full-time in warmer climates. The rounded, plush seating air dries quickly. 

The sling design of this glider also has an extra layer of fabric to add to its durability. 

5. Montreux Sling Double Glider

Some people prefer a fully-sling style patio glider without any cushion. The Montreux sling double glider showcases all the same features as the brand’s other patio rocking chairs without the added layer of padding.

The lack of padding on this sling double glider will reduce the price for budget-conscious shoppers without compromising quality or comfort. You’ll also have your choice of the same vibrant, jazz-inspired colors for both the frame and sling fabric as other gliders in the Montreux collection. 

6. Shoreline Sling Double Glider

Another stylish and comfortable sling double glider option comes to you from Shoreline. Easy to clean and perfect for use poolside or anywhere outdoors, this glider offers elegant style and relaxed comfort. Thanks to the sturdy, well-crafted aluminum, the Shoreline sling double glider will last you a lifetime. 

Perfect for your beach home, the glider’s graceful curves provide comfortable support for your arms and overall ergonomic design. The sling fabric draped across the seat and back frame provides full-body support. 

The shape of the gently curved back gives this glider a modern feel. 

7. Lakeside Padded Sling Double Glider

The new Lakeside padded sling double glider is scaled for today’s living, bringing the clean lines of interior seating, outdoors.

Do you love to entertain? Lakesides generous seating is perfect for large groups, families, and parties. If your outdoor space already has a rustic feel, you’ll love the rustic charm and simple elegance of this glider.

Choose from one of the gorgeous earthy tones for the frame finish and something warm and inviting for the sling fabric. 

The padded sling offers both comfort and durability. You can complete your outdoor space with Lakeside’s patio swivel rockers, dining chairs, ottomans, sofas, and recliners!

8. Corsica Sling Double Glider

If you’re looking for an outdoor patio glider that complements your existing furniture, look no further. The flowing curves and graceful design of the Corsica sling double glider offer a classic design perfect for any outdoor space.

The Corsica collection was designed by Peter Homestead and boasts durable and colorful powder-coated aluminum finishes. Colors range from snow and mocha to graphite and espresso. The sling fabrics come in a wide range of colors and patterns including mountain stone, sparkling water, and champagne. 

This sling double glider is sure to fit both your style and your budget, with pricing as low as $1,000.

9. Monterey Sling Loveseat Glider

The Monterey sling loveseat glider is perfect for anyone who enjoys vintage style and luxury living. This loveseat is the perfect complement to any luxury outdoor space.

Recognized for its style and design, this glider offers a fresh look that provides both comfort and quality. The aluminum frame is not only heat-resistant (making it perfect for warmer climates), but it’s also fully-welded and handcrafted. 

The glider’s architectural grade powder-coated finish comes in a variety of colors including polished white, matte gunmetal, and cast iron. The sling fabric also comes in a variety of designs and patterns like Augustine denim or pewter and Elevation stone. 

Thanks to UV-resistant fabric, you can swing on this glider for hours without worrying about the sun fading the gorgeous colors. 

10. Lakeside Woven Double Glider

There’s nothing quite like the woven design of the Lakeside woven double glider. Boasting both durability and design, you can choose from chestnut or a weathered gray weaves. 

The aluminum frame finishes include bronze mica, espresso, and mocha. The all-new Tropi-Kane™ Woven Seating System provides a generous seating surface for multiple guests. Easy to clean and durable, this glider will do well in either a covered or open outdoor area. 

If you’re looking to add to the collection, Lakeside’s outdoor patio furniture is also available in patio swivel rockers, dining chairs, an action club chair, settee, or recliner. 

Versatile Patio Rocking Chairs

With so many brands, styles, and colors to choose from, there’s a patio rocking chair for every taste. But what makes these particular gliders so appealing in 2020?

Versatility.

Not only can you choose the material, cushion, sling, and frame color, but most brands offer entire collections to complete the look. Mix and match gliders, chairs, dining sets, ottomans, and recliners! 

All materials are also high-quality, easy to clean, and weather-resistant, making them perfect for both covered and open outdoor areas. 

If your cushions began to fade or experience wear-and-tear, you can easily replace them for minimal cost. This guarantees your outdoor space stays looking fresh, clean, and new for years to come.

Glide Your Way to Relaxation

Whether you’re preparing to decorate your patio space or looking to give it a facelift, these patio rocking chairs are a perfect choice. Not only are they beautiful, but durable and comfortable too!

There’s something relaxing and intimate about slowly rocking on a two-seat glider with someone you love. These gliders are also perfect for entertaining and creating small intimate conversation areas throughout your space.

Ready to decorate your patio? Browse our patio accessories here! Escape speakers, lighting, plants, and tables will help you create an elegant outdoor look.

You can also check our blog for useful tips and advice on creating your own outdoor oasis.

What to Look for in an Outdoor Patio Umbrella: The Complete Guide

What kind of patio umbrella do you need? What size, fabric, and frame type are you looking for? 

How heavy of a base do you need? Do you need more than one umbrella?

If you’re not sure how to answer these questions, don’t worry. In this short guide, we’ll show you exactly the factors to look for when browsing through your various options.

To choose the best umbrella for your needs, read this guide.

What Size Do You Need?

How large is the area you need to shade? As a general rule, you need an umbrella that’s at least four feet longer in diameter than the area you need to shade. For square or rectangular umbrellas, each side should be four feet longer than the area to be shaded.

But, again, that’s just the bare minimum. Really, the larger the umbrella is, the better. More umbrella means more shade.

Remember, the flooring in many outdoor living spaces can get really hot in the sun. If your umbrella is only large enough to shade your seating area, there still won’t be anywhere for your guests (and their kids) to stand.

Do You Need Multiple Umbrellas?

Due to the reason we just pointed out, you may consider multiple umbrellas.

Is the shade for a pool area or other large outdoor living space with very little shade? Is the flooring prone to excessive heating in the summer? If so, you’ll probably want multiple mobile umbrellas.

On the other hand, perhaps you only wish to shade a table for two on a very small deck. In that case, one appropriately-sized umbrella will do.

What Type of Fabric Should You Get?

Beware of abnormally cheap umbrellas. An umbrella made of weak fabric will fade, wear, and mold. It may last only one or two seasons before it needs replacing, ultimately becoming a waste of money.

It may not even block UV rays. Despite the shade it provides, you might still get sunburned.

So, with any umbrella you’re considering, research how well the fabric holds up against these destructive elements. For many years, the best umbrella fabrics are those made by Sunbrella. Another durable, UV-resistant, budget-friendly option is polyester.

What Should the Frame Be Made of?

Aluminum is a very strong material for umbrella frames that is naturally corrosion-resistant. Steel is also strong but will tarnish over time.

You should also consider how strong the winds can get in your area. If you live in an area that’s prone to strong winds, you’ll want a frame with fiberglass ribs for reinforcement.

Will the Pole Be in the Way?

Remember that the pole will be a visual obstruction. Umbrellas with a center pole, like those that fit into your patio table, may block more of your beautiful backyard view than you’d like.

To remedy this, get a cantilever (also known as offset) umbrella. This way, the pole is off to the side, wherever you’d like it to be.

Don’t Forget the Base

Many people receive the umbrella they ordered, only to realize they forgot to order a base. If you don’t already have a base for your umbrella, get one. Even an umbrella inserted into a table needs a base for stability.

The weight of the base (in pounds) should be ten times the length/diameter of the umbrella.

What Kind of Patio Umbrella Do You Need?

With this guide, and a measuring tape, you have all you need to determine the perfect patio umbrella for your outdoor living space. Remember this helpful guide so you can shop for a patio umbrella without any guesswork. 

Now, read The Best Tips For Buying Outdoor Furniture.

Exploring the New Trend of Woven Rope Furniture

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Over 66% of homeowners who take on outdoor projects use those spaces for relaxing, and 40% use it for entertaining.

You may not realize it, but your outdoor space is extremely important in your day-to-day life. So the pieces you choose to decorate your patio with is vital to your quality of life and comfort.

Whether you’re experienced at designing an outdoor space or are brand new to it, an area worth exploring is woven rope furniture. This is a new trend that you definitely don’t want to miss out on. Keep reading to find out more about this type of furniture.

Why Rope?

There are so many materials to choose from, so why rope?

Well, first of all, it’s an exciting material to use because the possibilities are endless. You can create highly contrasting looks, all from one type of material.

Not only that, but it’s useful in both decorative and structural applications. You can use rope all on its own without any modifications, or you can weave, warp, braid, or knot it, like in macrame.

Because it’s such a flexible and strong material, rope can be used in conjunction with other materials to give your pieces breathtaking looks. For example, you can apply it around aluminum, teak, and steel frames. As a result, you’ll get some of the most interesting pieces around.

What Is Woven Rope?

Woven rope is a type of textile that’s been around for thousands of years because of how strong it is. It consists of individual pieces of rope that are braided and/or twisted to make a bigger, more robust piece of rope. Most people recognize it in nautical settings.

Before we had modern technology and manufacturing processes, woven rope played an important part in our daily lives, as it allowed for us to have sturdy materials for transporting goods (such as baskets) or securing things (such as nautical ropes).

As we discovered newer, stronger materials, woven rope quickly fell by the wayside.

However, that’s not to say it doesn’t have a role in modern society. It’s actually making a huge comeback lately, considering you can make all sorts of designs with woven rope. This gives designers a lot more room for creativity, which is why this is such a new and exciting trend in furniture.

Benefits of Using Woven Rope

Now that you know a little bit about woven rope, here are a few benefits of choosing this material over others.

More Choices in Style and Color

When you pick furniture that has woven rope on it, you have an endless amount of styles, looks, and colors to choose from.

This is because with rope, you can adjust exactly how thick it is, and just by doing so, you’ll create a whole different aesthetic. For example, you can use very thick cordage so any person who looks at it sees multiple strands tightly braided together. Or you can have thin cordage for a more elegant look.

Also, you can choose between round or flat rope strands; if you choose flat, these pieces are called “strapping.” Within the strapping option, you can have it either braided or looped around the frame of your furniture.

If you’d like weaving that’s more intricate and precise, you have the choice of crocheted pieces. This can really upgrade the look of your patio in an instant.

Not only that, but you can also customize the colors, textures, and patterns for each design. As a result, you’ll get pieces of furniture that are truly unique, where no one else has the same exact ones.

It Can Be Weather-Resistant

Remember how we said woven rope was used in nautical settings? This means it can be highly resistant to wind, rain, and other bad weather.

You won’t have to worry about having to bring your furniture indoors or into a protected shed when there’s a slight bit of rain. Nor will you have to worry about it becoming sun-faded. You can trust that your woven rope furniture will last you for years.

Get a Touch of Nature

With many materials (such as aluminum and steel), they can have quite a cold feeling to them when placed in a natural setting such as your patio. This may make any piece seem out of place.

When you add bits of beautifully woven rope on these materials, it can soften them up and make them warmer. Drape a throw on the arm of a woven rope sectional, and your patio will look extremely inviting to all your guests. If you have a fire pit in the middle, then it can be just like camping in nature, but in the comfort of your backyard.

It’s Highly Customizable

As we mentioned above, woven rope is a very flexible type of material for furniture. When you work with an experienced designer, you can tell them exactly what you want, and they can bright your thoughts to life.

If you’re someone who wants pieces of furniture that are unique to your home, then woven rope is what you want. Not only is this a new trend in furniture, but it can also be highly personalized to individual tastes.

Get a Few Woven Rope Pieces for Your Outdoor Space

Woven rope is an elegant furniture style that is sure to upgrade the look of your outdoor space. Considering it uses natural materials, it’ll fit right in with your beautiful backyard.

By picking furniture that utilizes a new and stylish design, you can give your patio a makeover without having to redo the deck itself. So if you’re looking to refresh your outdoor space, woven rope furniture is just the way to do it!

Are you ready to decorate your patio with some great woven rope furniture? Then contact a designer now to discuss your vision!

Best Place to Buy Outdoor Furniture on a Budget

As a responsible homeowner, you take pride in the home improvement projects you undertake. You want your guests to feel impressed and comfortable every time you come over. That’s why you’re interested in making the most of your home’s outdoor living space. 

If that’s the case, you’re in luck. The good news is that you’ve come to the right place by reading this article. Detailed below is everything you need to know about finding the best place to buy outdoor furniture. 

You’re not alone in wanting to invest in and improve your home, by the way. Consider the following statistics regarding homeowners throughout the United States. It indicates that, on average, homeowners spend around one to four percent of the home’s overall value on home improvement projects every single year. 

Keep reading, then, to optimize your outdoor living space. You and your family will appreciate it in the long run. 

Consider What You Expect from Your Outdoor Living Space

The first thing to think about is what you actually plan to do with your outdoor living furniture. Take the time to think about what your lifestyle entails.

Do you throw a lot of holiday parties for friends and family members, for instance? If so, it’s likely that you’ll want plenty of seating and tables for everyone to enjoy at their leisure. For more detailed guidance, check out this article on planning a perfect outdoor party

Instead, do you spend most of your time in your backyard meditating and connecting with nature? In that case, you’ll want to leave plenty of room on your patio for your yoga mat. At the same time, you’ll still want furniture items like an umbrella to shield you from the sun or a table to hold your food and beverages. 

You all deserve to make the most of this living space, by the way. After all, even experts recognize that there are benefits when children play outside on a regular basis. No matter what you prefer, there’s a way to arrange your outdoor furniture to suit you and your family’s expectations. 

 

Determine Your Personal Design Aesthetic

Not only should you think about what kind of furniture suits your activities. In addition, you deserve to have the outdoor living space that ties directly to your ideal aesthetic design, too. 

Perhaps you like a rustic and home-y style when it comes to decorating. In this case, you’ll want to use a lot of browns and natural colors in your outdoor furniture pieces. Consider using soft lighting to enhance the atmosphere of such a scene. 

On the other hand, you might like a more sophisticated and modern look for your home. Well, you’ll want to invest in industrial metals and intricate designs in your furniture pieces. It’s also a fun practice to include decorating with your favorite accent color, too.

Either way, there are furniture designs that could be ideal for your personal style. It’s up to you, though, to do the research and find the perfect furniture pieces. Be willing to get creative when it comes to designing your outdoor living space. 

Evaluate the Costs and Your Available Budget

Another thing to consider is how much this project is actually going to cost you. For that reason, it’s in your best interest to analyze your available budget for this home improvement project. How much money are you willing to spend on patio furniture?

Perhaps you’re considering dipping into your savings for this project. That’s okay, but make sure it’s a wise financial move in the long run. It might be smarter to take the time and save up a little bit of money at a time for your patio furniture. 

Of course, you need to know how much your new patio furniture is going to cost you in the first place. Once you’ve developed a backyard living design plan, you’ll know what pieces of furniture you’re going to want. Then, you can add up all of the costs together to plan ahead and get the project done in a sensible manner. 

Research Patio Furniture Providers in Your Area

Thanks to the modern Digital Era, you can find out a lot about a company with some online research. In fact, that’s what you should do when you’re interested in expanding your outdoor living furniture. Your outdoor furniture providers should have a well-developed and reliable reputation before you purchase from them. 

In fact, in the year 2019 alone, the outdoor furniture manufacturing industry has generated $2 billion in revenue throughout the United States. In other words, they should be doing their best to attract your attention and impress you with their products. That’s their best hope at staying ahead of any competitors in their niche market. 

Start with a quick search on Google for the most reliable outdoor furniture providers in your area. Remember, by the way, that you can find excellent furniture pieces online, too. 

When you’re interested in a potential outdoor furniture provider, take a look at their website. Is it clear that they invest in it and keep it updated on a regular basis? Have they established a substantial social media following?

A well-developed online presence is a great way to learn whether you can trust an outdoor furniture provider with your business. It’s likely that you can find testimonials and reviews from previous customers, also. These can provide great insight as to whether you can expect a high-quality experience from this provider. 

Remember to Consider All Kinds of Weather

It’s wise to consider what geographic location you live in when planning for outdoor furniture. This is true, in particular, for those families living in locations with extreme weather. Whether it gets really hot or really cold in your area, it’s important to buy patio furniture accordingly. 

For instance, many outdoor living spaces could do well with a sun umbrella over a sitting area. That way, you can avoid getting contact from the sun’s harmful rays on a consistent basis. 

For cold areas, it might also be wise to invest in a fire pit of some sort for your outdoor living area. This might take the form of an actual fireplace. In addition, maybe you purchase a full-blown propane heater to keep you and your guests cozy all year long. 

If it rains a lot in your area, you might want to remember that when you’re buying seats for your patio. You don’t want to buy seats with cushions that start to mold when they get wet all of the time. If you do want those kinds of chairs, though, you’ll just have to remember to keep the cushions covered whenever it starts to rain. 

Check Your Patio Furniture Provider’s Customer Service

When you’re thinking about where to buy patio furniture, don’t underestimate the value of customer service. For one thing, does your outdoor furniture provider offer any return policy? Looking into that may definitely be worthwhile if you have to return or exchange something in the future. 

Plus, when you interact with your outdoor furniture provider, do you feel as though you’re their highest priority? Don’t work with any product provider who doesn’t make you feel comfortable when working with them. 

Continue Caring for and Maintaining Your Outdoor Living Space

It’s important to note that buying your patio furniture is only one part of investing in your outdoor living space. You’re still going to have to maintain this living space throughout the future. 

When it comes to your patio furniture, it’s worthwhile to keep it clean and maintained so that it lasts a long time. Here’s a complete guide on cleaning your outdoor furniture. That way, you can ensure that your patio furniture can last for many years to come. 

In addition, if you find some of your furniture needs repairs, don’t waste too much time before getting it taken care of. There’s no reason to neglect this investment, after all. 

Start Purchasing from the Best Place to Buy Outdoor Furniture

At this point in the article, you have a thorough understanding of how to determine the best place to buy outdoor furniture. There’s no need to cut corners when it comes to investing in your home’s comfort levels. That’s why you’ll take the above guidelines seriously. 

Of course, there are still a lot of ins and outs to navigate when it comes to home improvement projects. As a result, it can be in your best interest to work with professionals on the matter.

In fact, that’s where we can come into play. We prioritize bringing families like yours the most reliable and affordable outdoor furniture on the market. We want your outdoor living space to be just another extension of your home itself. 

For that reason, we encourage you to browse through the rest of our website to see how our services can benefit you and your family. On our blog, you’ll find the latest and greatest trends in home improvement practices of the day. To start, check out more information about patio furniture and other products we have available. 

The Best Patio Furniture: Outdoor Sofas You’ll Want to Buy Right Now

If you want to bring your patio to life, creating an outdoor living space will make it an inviting place to spend your time.

When it comes to choosing the perfect furniture, there are plenty of beautiful, high-quality outdoor sofas to choose from that will instantly enhance your space and make it more comfortable.

Before you commit to your newest outdoor furniture purchase, read on to discover some of the best outdoor sofas available that will add plenty of style and function to your outdoor loving lifestyle.

Try Something Sleek and Simple

You definitely want your outdoor space to be comfortable, but you also want it to look aesthetically pleasing. To accomplish this, choose outdoor sofas that offer the perfect mix of comfort and modern style.

Sleek, slender frames crafted of durable aluminum are a good choice, especially when they’re topped with comfy and colorful weather-resistant cushions. Try pieces from the brand Castelle that boast hand-painted finishes with deep colors and textures.

These sofas will impart an air of style that indicates the outdoor living space is just as important as the living room indoors. Pair a comfortable sofa alongside a single accent chair or loveseat made for two.

When you choose a sleek and simple outdoor sofa, look for muted colors like tan, light green, or gray. These hues will make your outdoor living space blend in with the natural world around them, and they do a good job of exuding contemporary style. The key to a sleek look is to pick out sofas that aren’t too big or overbearing that might take over your space.

Create a Laid-Back Look and Feel

Your outdoor space should be a casual place where friends and family can gather. To achieve this laid-back lifestyle, you’ll want to buy outdoor sofas that offer plenty of cushioning and carefree design.

Choose sofas that have durable frames made of metal that will hold up well to years of use. The design found in brands like Mallin Furniture Company utilizes thick, plush cushions in an array of fun and cheerful colors. From yellow to blue, these lively colors will make your outdoor space come alive.

If you prefer something less formal, select an outdoor sofa made of weather-resistant wicker. The wicker frame will give your patio or poolside a beachy, summery look and feel. Sturdy wicker can last throughout the seasons, so make sure you choose something crafted of high-quality materials.

In order to achieve the ultimate casual look, make sure you find outdoor sofas that are roomy and supportive. The more comfortable the furniture is, the more casual it will not only appear but will also feel whenever you sit on it.

Try Outdoor Sofas with Unique Features

If you really enjoy spending time outside, you want to use an outdoor sofa that does more than just provide you and your guests with a place to sit. Get creative and look for sofas that include unusual features to make them truly unique.

For example, if you have a fire pit outside, opt for a curves sofa that will surround this feature and create a conversation area where people will love to hang out. Sofas don’t have to simply be rectangular – go for something with a slight curve instead. A crescent sofa by Tropitone is perfect for this purpose.

Another great feature to consider is a storage sofa. The seating area of the sofa can be lifted up to reveal hidden storage. Use this option if you have a lot of pool accessories or gardening items that need to be neatly tucked away.

Any outdoor furniture that serves more than one purpose or has an unusual feature will give your patio or garden area a lot more functionality. Think about how you plan to use your outdoor space, and then choose sofas and other pieces that will work around your vision.

The key to a comfortable and pleasant outdoor living area is to incorporate sofas and chairs that give you more than just a place to sit down and relax. They should also be beautiful to look at while helping you to transform your dreams into reality.

Expand Your Horizons with Sectionals

For those who love to entertain a lot of people at once, an outdoor sectional sofa is a perfect choice. These large sofas can easily accommodate more than just three people and they come in a range of sizes depending on your needs.

You can add an outdoor sectional to a deck, patio, or just place one anywhere in your backyard. Thanks to their larger size, they can seat a lot of people together on one cohesive piece of furniture.

Modular outdoor sectional sofas allow you to transform the piece into several different configurations. Try a sectional that includes an ottoman that you can easily move to create a separate footrest or additional seating in your outdoor space.

Kingsley Bate offers an impressive variety of outdoor furniture including a large 9-piece sectional with an ottoman and more. This brand uses modern design and sturdy construction to create beautiful, comfortable furniture that lasts.

An outdoor sectional will make spending time outside a whole lot more fun for everyone. It’s the perfect choice if you plan to do a lot of entertaining outside and need something larger for a bigger group of people.

Go Versatile with Simple Designs

Your outdoor sofa doesn’t have to be overly decorative, intricate, or over the top. If you’re more concerned about function, put your focus on versatile pieces that can handle lots of use while adding a bit of style and comfort.

When it comes to versatility, choose pieces that feature simple colorways like tan, brown, and gray. You can easily change out the cushions later if you want to add a pop of color to your outdoor sofa.

The brand Ratana makes durable outdoor furniture designed for the casual lifestyle. They create furniture that works well in any space from contemporary and modern to classic and traditional. You’ll find this brand in businesses like hotels as well as for use in your own outdoor space.

The key to any type of versatile furniture is its ability to blend in with any environment and any style. Neutral colors and simple, clean lines are the hallmarks of this design. Choose outdoor sofas that will work with whatever else you have going on outside and won’t overtake your space.

Create a Rustic, Beachy Outdoor Space with Wood

Whether you love the idea of a beach-themed backyard or you prefer farmhouse-inspired style, wood is an excellent option when choosing outdoor sofas. The addition of wood to an outside space makes it feel more natural, cozy and inviting.

It’s important to note that not all wood furniture is the same, so make sure you select pieces that are made of high-quality wood that has been treated to make it weatherproof. The type of wood your sofa is made from also plays a major role in its overall durability.

Be sure you select wood sofas and chairs that are made of solid wood and not just a pressed composite or plywood. Sturdy and solid, wood should be something that is built to last for a long time to come.

Outdoor furniture crafted from wood can create a more natural look, even if you live in an urban setting. The addition of wood to your outdoor space will give it a rugged, rustic feel.

The way your patio looks can also depend heavily on the finish you choose. Try dark cherry or espresso for a modern backyard, and natural or weathered finishes if you prefer a nautical or rustic style.

When it comes to wood outdoor sofas, top them with extra-thick cushions to ensure that they’re comfortable to sit on. Most manufacturers include cushions that are custom-made to fit their wood furniture. These cushions will ensure that your beautiful wood sofa isn’t just nice to look at, but that it’s also comfy to sit on.

Transform Your Home with Stylish Sofas

From the endlessly contemporary to the rustic and inviting, there’s no shortage of trendy outdoor sofas to choose from. Whichever style you go for, make sure it’s built to last with durable materials and weatherproof cushions.

Enhance your outdoor living space with a sofa made of wood or try something versatile that comes in a fun, curvy shape. There’s really no shortage of gorgeous options to choose from that will enhance your patio and make it unique to you.

Visit our website and browse our selection of beautiful outdoor furniture, and be sure to contact us so we can help you with all your furnishing needs.