Patio

Maintaining Wicker Furniture for Patio Use Thumbnail

by Wicker Paradise If you love the look of wicker furniture, you're not alone. The first wicker furniture was created for the ancient Romans, so it’s likely that they enjoyed patio chairs similar to the ones you have in your backyard. Even in ancient times, this material was prized for its resilience, and it has only…

Throwing Shade: Our Hopes for the Backyard Thumbnail

So...I mentioned that we finally moved into a house! I've sort of mentioned it in passing, about how awesome it has been thus far. And "awesome" really is the best way to describe it. But so is "overwhelming." After three years of living in the same apartment and doing all that we thought we could really…

Unique Ways to Restyle Your Outdoor Space Thumbnail

When it comes to the overall look of your outdoor space, whether it's a yard or patio, minor adjustments can mean a lot. Here's a collection of ideas to restyle your yard in innovative ways. Photo via Trendir Wooden benches come in a lot of unusual and interesting shapes and they can give you a…

Finishing the Patio with a Beautiful Container Thumbnail

You may remember that my husband and I recently gave our patio a little makeover, mostly to rescue it from the pollen residue spring left behind — not to mention all the junk that had overtaken it during the cold months. Well, the final result was good, but something was still missing: You see that space…

Refreshing Our Patio on a Budget Thumbnail

So...remember the other day I shared a photo of our disaster of a patio? In case you don't, here are some more photos of it to jog your memory. Lovely, right? Well, the good news is that it got that way mostly due to laziness. So it really was nothing a little elbow grease couldn't…