5 Ideas for Planning a Small Balcony

So you’ve ventured into the heart of a sprawling metropolis to chase your dreams and expand your horizons. The rent is higher, the traffic is louder, and the lawn is smaller. A lot smaller. Many city apartments have no yard space whatsoever, but if you’re lucky you can sign a lease that includes a modest outdoor balcony to decorate and furnish to your liking. Many … Continue reading 5 Ideas for Planning a Small Balcony

Defining Your Outdoor Farmhouse Style

It seems everywhere you look these days it’s all about farmhouse style! Blending classic comfort and modern flair is a great way to make your spaces feel current yet still warm and cozy. But, choosing the right farmhouse aesthetic for your outdoor dining table can be a bit daunting. Luckily, we’ve broken it down to three distinct farmhouse looks for you to choose: Rustic, Cottage, and … Continue reading Defining Your Outdoor Farmhouse Style

Comparing Chaise Lounges

Outdoor chaise lounges represent a stylish and elegant way to relax in the comfort of your backyard. The long chair design with the angled back provides full-body support so you can doze, sunbathe, read, or reflect in total comfort. Our chaise lounges for outdoors feature adjustable backrests so you can always find the right angle. Deciding that you want a chaise lounge or a chaise … Continue reading Comparing Chaise Lounges

Backyard Fun: A Night of Stargazing

When the sun sets and the stars are out in full force don’t run inside just yet. You may have finished a scrumptious meal on your POLYWOOD® outdoor dining set, but there are still plenty of ways to enjoy the great outdoors. One of our personal favorite pastimes is to involve the entire family in an intimate and magical night of stargazing! Stargazing is a … Continue reading Backyard Fun: A Night of Stargazing

How to Design an Entry Patio or Porch

When designing your dream home you probably spend a good deal of time perfecting your living room or getting as many appliances as you can into the kitchen. But your entry patio or porch is everyone’s first impression of your home, and to set the right tone for your house you should carefully consider your furniture and design elements. When It Comes to your Patio … Continue reading How to Design an Entry Patio or Porch

Our 5 Favorite Ways to Entertain Outside

Pop quiz: how are you reading this article? Perched over your laptop? Cradling your smartphone or tablet? As a culture we are becoming steadily more obsessed with technology, and with all this scientific advancement comes a tendency for us, and especially our kiddos, to stay indoors. Don’t let your beautiful patio go to waste — we’ve compiled our five favorite outdoor pastimes so you can … Continue reading Our 5 Favorite Ways to Entertain Outside

Style My Space Contest: Top 3 Finalists

We asked our followers to submit photos of their outdoor areas for a chance to win POLYWOOD furniture and a custom design for their space. Our three finalists Zoe, Judy, and Nancy each had a custom mood board designed for their space, and after a round of voting by our followers, the winner is Space #1 Zoe! Check out our curated looks for all three … Continue reading Style My Space Contest: Top 3 Finalists

How to Spring Clean Your Outdoor Space

When the final snows of winter melt away and the temperature heats up you may be tempted to declare your patio or outdoor space open for business. But before you invite the neighbors over for a barbecue or a dip in the pool you probably want to freshen up your space, and then bust out the grill. Whether you’ve covered your POLYWOOD® outdoor furniture, left … Continue reading How to Spring Clean Your Outdoor Space

The Complete Guide to Buying an Outdoor Bar or Counter Set

Enjoying a drink with friends is a great way to catch-up and spend an evening. And, the most likely centerpiece of a gathering is where you sit — a combination of high tables and bar or counter chairs, perfectly designed for chatting and relaxing. When it comes to choosing the right bar furniture, you have three main options. Standard height chairs and tables, like a … Continue reading The Complete Guide to Buying an Outdoor Bar or Counter Set

The Complete Guide to Buying a Chaise Lounge

The chaise lounge term actually came from the French and has been around for millennia — with archaeologists finding the earliest examples in Ancient Egypt! Naturally, furniture that was good enough for the pharaohs has continued to flourish, with a few changes to the design transforming it into the long, sofa-like chair we have today. Popularized in the Victorian era, the chaise lounge remains one … Continue reading The Complete Guide to Buying a Chaise Lounge