Outdoors

Apr 8

15 Ways to Arrange Your Porch

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How to arrange your porch for maximum comfort

Is there anything more inviting than a comfortable and inviting porch? Whether it’s a front porch that welcomes visitors or a back porch that’s private and perfect for entertaining, we love the way a porch functions as an additional living room during the summer months. That’s why it’s important to make the most of the outdoor space you have, and the biggest thing you can do to up your porch game is to arrange furniture in a way that functions for your needs. Here are 15 ideas for coming up with a layout for your porch furniture.

 
Mar 31

Which Outdoor Cushions Should You Buy?

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Which replacement outdoor cushions should you buy?

The easiest way to give your outdoor space an instant makeover is with new cushions. And if you’ve been using the same standard set that came with your furniture for years, you’ll especially appreciate the upgrade in comfort and color. We take our outdoor lounging seriously, so we’ve spent a lot of time creating and testing different designs in pursuit of the best easy-care cushions. The result is 3 different cushion collections that will look great and feel great, rain or shine, year after year. Once you’ve measured your outdoor furniture for the appropriate cushion size, it’s time to figure out what kind of cushion will function best for your space.

 
Mar 22

10 Ways to Make a Big Outdoor Statement

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Large architectural spheres for your garden from Ballard Designs

Your outdoor spaces deserve just as much attention as the rooms inside your home. With just a few statement pieces, you can take your backyard from boring to beautiful. To get your inspired, here our top 10 favorites this season.

 
Mar 11

Headed Outside: Suzanne Kasler’s Spring 2016 Collection

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Suzanne Kasler's 2016 Outdoor Furniture Collection

When the weather warms, it’s time to move the party outdoors. Luckily, our design partner, Suzanne Kasler, spent the winter sweating the details to ensure her summer collection had all the right elements to turn a bland backyard into a great spot for lounging and entertaining. We got together with Suzanne to chat about getting those details right.

 
Sep 14

Garden Makeover: From Barren to Beautiful

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This summer, we partnered with Grace Mitchell of the blog A Storied Style to makeover her backyard. You may have seen the before-and-afters at Domino.com, but Grace is here today to share the whole process with us. Take it away, Grace!

 
Aug 24

Decorating Your Outdoor Space for Fall

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Let nature be your focal point

Pool party season may soon come to a close, but it doesn’t mean you have to go indoors. In fact, we’re looking forward to cooler days and nights. And those cooler temps of fall make it an ideal time to be outside and enjoy your patio a little longer. Which is why we’re thinking of ways to bring fall to our porch and patio. Here’s what we’re thinking:

 
May 15

Bunny Williams’ On Garden Style

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Bunny Williams' book Garden Style

As design lovers, we find inspiration in no shortage of places. That’s why we love reading design and garden books … especially when we know the author personally! We were thrilled to learn that Bunny Williams’ book On Garden Style would be reappearing on the shelves of our bookstores, newly revised and packed with even more information straight from Bunny herself.

To get your creative juices flowing, we wanted to share a little preview of Bunny’s book, On Garden Style: