Outdoor Living

Kick Off Outdoor Entertainment Season in Style

Memorial Day Weekend unofficially kicks off summer and, by extension, the outdoor entertaining season. Doing your own party planning? There’s a lot to consider—from themes to supplies to activities. Here are my top tips for making this Memorial Day Weekend your most entertaining yet.

Prep Your Home’s Exterior for Spring with These Simple Tips

Whether you’re planning to sell your home this spring, or just want to get ahead of your outdoor maintenance, now is a good time to start thinking about prepping your exterior for warmer weather.

How to Plan a Summer Date Night on Your Deck

Planning an outdoor date night at home can be simple, inexpensive and romantic. But sometimes you need a little inspiration.

Here are some of our favorite ideas for spicing things up without leaving your own backyard:

6 Tips for Designing Your Dream Deck

Designing your dream deck is always an exciting prospect, but with outdoor living spaces becoming increasingly complex, as well as all the latest trends of 2019 to consider, it can definitely feel a bit daunting.

How to Enjoy Your Screened-In Porch Year-Round

Screened-in porches provide a lovely touch to any home, and they’re an excellent way to maximize your outdoor living space. However, many homeowners end up asking the same question about these additions: How can I comfortably utilize this space year-round? If you’re considering renovations to your screened-in porch or are looking to create one from scratch, here are a few tips and tricks for ensuring the area is usable, even when the temperature drops and the wind blows.

6 Clever Ways to Hide Outdoor Eyesores

When considering the aesthetics of the overall exterior of one’s home, it’s easy to think about common fixes and large-scale renovations such as paint color, siding, landscape, gardening, etc. But what about those everyday eyesores like AC units, gas meters, garbage and recycling bins that are tricky to hide? We rounded up some of the best tips and tricks from outdoor design experts on how to easily hide everyday eyesores to improve your home’s curb appeal.

How to Prep Your Yard for Fall Like a Pro

Fall is one of the most magical times of the year — and a welcome change from the hot days of summer. We take sweatshirts out of storage, sip pumpkin-spiced drinks, and enjoy a host of seasonal foods.

Let the home style tips come to you.