Outdoor Escape

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The highs and lows of springtime in Chicago coupled with the ups and downs of our stay-at-home order is making us long for an outdoor escape from reality, do you agree?

Gazing outside, you might be asking, “How can I create my own happy oasis out there?” Here are a few ideas…

Balconies, patios and backyards can really become another room to enjoy…treat your outdoor space as an extension of your indoors. We are seeing many interior trends being incorporated right outside. These days it’s not uncommon to have outdoor upholstered sofas, cozy seating arrangements, outdoor televisions and even kitchens and bars. Today it’s all about relaxing and entertaining outside and spending quality time with close friends and family.

@inspire Me Home Decor By Arterra Landscape
@inspire_me_home_decor by Arterra Landscape
Courtesy Sub Zero Wolf
Courtesy Sub-Zero Wolf

Where to save and where to splurge on your outdoor design? We think investing in the best quality seating you can is foremost. Comfort and quality are key. Luckily, we have relationships with vendors who manufacture solid pieces to last you many seasons. You can save your budget on layers of trendy accessories and décor, like toss pillows, throws, planters and fun lighting. For us, styling your outdoor space is key to pulling it all together.

Courtesy Kingsley Bate
Courtesy Kingsley Bate
Courtesy Pinterest
Courtesy Pinterest
Courtesy Braxton Culler
Courtesy Braxton Culler

What about durability? Well, outdoor fabrics and furnishings have advanced so they can withstand the elements, and the market has grown tremendously with many material options. Teak, aluminum, concrete, rattan and wicker are all great choices. Let us help explain the material features, narrow down the selections and plan your perfect layout.

Summer Classics’ Havana Collection Features Of The Moment Caning For Eclectic Seating That Transports You To The Tropics.
Summer Classics’ Havana Collection features of-the-moment caning for eclectic seating that transports you to the tropics.

Why not make your space uniquely yours? Gone are the days of purchasing a simple matching patio set. Just like interior spaces, the best designed patios use a mix and match approach. Why not try some basics coupled with one or two distinctive pieces, for example a piece with open weaving or rope detail?

Target’s Opalhouse Chairs Are A Fun, Bohemian Style Of Rattan That Can Work In Many Settings.
Target’s Opalhouse Chairs are a fun, bohemian style of rattan that can work in many settings.
Palacek San Martin Outdoor Sofa
Palacek San Martin Outdoor Sofa
Bernhardt Exteriors Newly Launched Line
Bernhardt Exteriors newly launched line
More Mixed Materials And Multifunctional Pieces From Four Hands
More mixed materials and multifunctional pieces from Four Hands

Another strong trend is versatility and multifunctionality. How about a beautiful bench that’s also a planter and storage? Or a stool that can be a side table or ottoman? Make the most of your space with these great pieces that can serve you in a multitude of ways.

Mamagreen’s Aiko Series Gives You Bench Seating, Storage And A Planter—all In One.
MamaGreen’s AIKO series gives you bench seating, storage and a planter—all in one.

Last but not least, dining al fresco is a treat for couples and families. It’s great to relax and dine outdoors, especially when you love your surroundings! When working with us, we can make sure you find the right sized table, best quality construction and beautiful, original look for your dining needs and wants.

Suns Dining Table And Bench
SUNS dining table and bench
Moe’s Home Collection Outdoor Dining Products For A Smaller Patio
Moe’s Home Collection outdoor dining products for a smaller patio

Are you thinking like I am about how to make the most of your outdoor space so you can enjoy the warmer weather ahead? 

Let us sort through the multitude of furnishings options with our exclusive vendors to find something perfect for you. We can help with all your outdoor needs from planning, mood boards and selections, to putting together an amazing outdoor kitchen! Give us a call to book a complimentary zoom meeting to find out more (630) 858-4848.

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Chicago, IL
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