Extend Your Home Outdoors
Use our easy tips to make your outdoor spaces as comfortable as your living room.
Even More Rules
• Place a rug under furniture, just as you would inside, but choose one that can be hosed off for cleaning.
• Fit a wood or metal daybed with a twin-size mattress on a screened porch for afternoon naps.
• Turn an old potting bench into a bar outfitted with ice, mixers, and drinks for easy entertaining.
• Incorporate a fireplace into a patio or porch for warmth and romance.
• Decorate as you would inside, using a mix of durable accessories, mirrors, and fabric to make an exterior room look complete.
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