With Jessica Baucom
The weather is turning into summer quicker than you can say lemonade. The question is, is your porch ready? Get out from in front of your computer, or let’s face it, your laptop, and give the Great Outdoors some love … from your porch swing.
Just like your interior, outdoor spaces need to be comfortable and inviting. A good place to start setting the tone is with furniture. Here are some relaxing retail options for serene lounging:
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But if paying full price isn’t part of this year’s plan, try some lightly-used outdoor pieces found in your own backyard … almost. Keep an eye on classifieds from Craigslist and KSL, for example, and you could come across the likes of any of the contemporary set, pictured above, or the classics below.
- Adirondack chairs are not only classic, they’re the most comfortable lawn sitting chair you’ll find. If you’ve never tried one, it’s time. Click here.
- Director’s chairs often come summer-ready in preppy, striped fabrics. Click here.
- Teak furniture is always a wise choice when it comes to out-of-doors. It stays looking good despite its being exposed to the elements.
- Baltic wood is another resilient outdoor wood that will last much longer than the cute pillow you’ll find to complement it. Click here.