brightly colored deck

Setting the Mood

To create this look:


Buy a weather-resistant rug for a touch of color in your outdoor room.


Have a buffet or bench custom built to fit your style.


If wiring your patio for more lighting is not in your budget, try hanging glass lanterns from heavy-gauge wire. Fill lanterns with candles, and get your al fresco party glowing.



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