Tips & Ideas for Creating Your Outdoor Room Oasis
Spring, 2011, By Ragan Corliss
Outdoor rooms have been increasingly popular these days and for good reason. Here in the Northwest we like to take advantage of our summer months as much as we can! Creating comfortable and inviting outdoor rooms is well worth the effort and the investment!
Two purposes to consider for outdoor rooms are dining areas, and outdoor living room areas.
Outdoor dining areas:
Ceramic pots are a great way to add a splash of color in
your outdoor rooms.
Notice the outdoor art hanging on the wall as
well. This is a fused image onto cedar boards... A great
creative concept for adding the comforts from inside to the
Additionally, using cloth napkins, and placements help add
a touch of elegance to your dining table.
Left: Al's Spring/Summer 2011 Furniture
Outdoor Living Areas
Incorporating cushioned deep seating into your
outdoor living area will greatly contribute to the comfort factor,
especially when you add a fountain, and ambient lighting!
Other design elements incorporated in the room above include:
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Firepit table for family time & entertaining....
Or consider a tabletop firepot. Several great styles are available at Al's...