When decorating a patio, start with the furniture

When decorating a patio, start with the furniture

Tips for creating a cohesive design using patio furniture and accessories

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Are you planning on buying new patio furniture for the summer entertaining season? If you want to buy outdoor furniture that looks great and lasts, consider getting a matching set made from cast aluminum. If you don’t mind a long-lasting material that requires a bit more maintenance, consider teak outdoor furniture. Go here for more tips on what to buy (and the price you should pay).

But before you buy a set of furniture you may want to consider creating a design plan for your patio. By starting with the furniture and then accessorizing with pillows, outdoor rugs and blankets, you can create a cohesive look that feels as warm and as cozy as your living room.

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