Unique, Colorful Modern Outdoor Furniture From PolArt

By and large, outdoor furniture isn’t terribly interesting. Sure, it can be attractive. But I’d venture to say it’s not often that you find an outdoor patio set that’s really unusual or unique. If you do a lot of outdoor entertaining and want an outdoor furniture set that will really wow, you need to think […]

Outdoor Lighting Fixtures To Brighten Your Home And Wow Your Neighbors

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I’m a big advocate of using lighting in your home as something more than mere function. Lighting fixtures themselves should be beautiful, and choosing the right type – and amount – of lighting can totally transform the way you experience your home. Humans are instinctively drawn to light, and a well-lit space will feel warm, […]

Patio Furniture Style Guide – How To Pick The Right Style For Your Outdoor Area

Thinking about overhauling your patio but not quite sure what direction to take it in? There are a lot of choices out there, and it can be a little overwhelming to try to find outdoor furniture that matches your home, your outdoor space, and your entertaining style. This quick and easy patio furniture style guide […]

Quick And Dirty Buyer’s Guide To The Perfect Patio Furniture

There are a lot of different kinds of patio furniture out there, and not all of them are created equal. From cheapie plastic deck chairs to fancy-hotel style outdoor daybeds, style, quality, and price can all vary quite a bit. So if you’re a little overwhelmed by selection, don’t worry – it’s not just you. […]

Stylish, Versatile Patio Furniture To Fit Any Size Deck

Above all else, patio furniture needs to be weather proof. If it isn’t, no matter how good it looks or how comfortable it is, it isn’t going to last you very long. But unfortunately that means that all too often people end up getting either super utilitarian furniture that doesn’t look so great, or attractive […]

Five Landscape Lighting Techniques To Help You Better Brighten Your Back Yard

Just A Few Up Lights Are More Striking Than Inviting, And Give Your Home A Dramatic Appearance

Looking to start a landscape lighting project but not sure where to begin? Don’t worry, you aren’t alone. With all the different types of¬†outdoor lighting available, it can be hard to decide what kind of lights to put where, or even how many you need. Picking a porch light is one thing, but designing a […]

Is Your Yard Starved For Light At Night? Here’s Some Food For Thought Before You Start Your Next Landscape Lighting Project

If you do a lot of evening entertaining, especially outdoors, adding landscape lighting is one of the best ways to immediately improve the look and feel of your back yard or patio. A little¬†lighting can really go a long way, highlighting the best features of your home and garden that would otherwise be hidden at […]

What’s New in Outdoor Lighting

Lights on the house aren’t just for the holidays. Patio lighting creates a warm ambient space for friends to gather and watch fireflies. Front stoops provide gentle lighting for a new couple to gaze upon each other one last time before they part. Deprived of outdoor lighting, we would crash into our neighbors’ mailboxes after […]