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Illuminated Outdoor Furniture


Design 101 - Think Outside the Box for Outdoor Entertaining

Style Me Pretty - Gia Canali Photography

Like other designers, event designers are great outside the box thinkers.  I get such a kick out of their creative use of furnishings, objects, landscapes and lighting to create events.  When planning your next outdoor event take a cue from event designers.  Look at your outdoor and indoor furnishings and landscaping through a new lens - the one where anything goes.  Don't just see planters - see gigantic candle holders!  Here is a selection of some of my favorite event designer creative solutions for outdoor entertaining.

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Get The Look - Artifical Outdoor Foliage

Garden Design September 2010

Don’t worry if you don’t have a green thumb, you can still get this outdoor look with the use of outdoor artificial foliage.

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Before & After - Suzanne Dimma for HGTV's ''The Style Dept.''

 Canadian House and Home and Suzanne Dimma at Home Infatuation Blog

We came across this fun Palm Springs inspired before and after in Canadian House and Home's Condos, Lofts and Apartments magazine that was produced by Suzanne Dimma for HGTV Canada's ''The Style Dept.''  Suzanne proves that you can create a slice of sunny and warm Palm Springs regardless of where you live.

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Discover - Outdoor Furniture Covers not Created Equal

When shopping for outdoor furniture covers you will notice a vast difference in cost for what seems to be the same type of cover.  I noticed this too when I was selecting a line of outdoor furniture covers for Home Infatuation.  After checking with some experts in the outdoor furniture cover business I discovered that the old adage “you get what you pay for” is just as true with furniture covers as it is with most other products.

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Inspiration Board - The North's Late Season Bounty

Inspiration Board The North's Late Season Bounty at Home Infatuation Blog

In the northern part of United States many are enjoying the incredible bounty of two seasons worth of growth in the landscaping of their outdoor spaces.  Like the finale of a fireworks display these late season landscapes have burst forth in one final display of awesome color, texture and lushness before these northern spaces go quiet and barren for the winter.

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Exceptional Spaces - Transition

Exceptional Spaces is the feature where we bring to you the unusually excellent and superior examples of luxury outdoor living that we discover in our business.

This month our topic of discussion is transition.  As the season shifts from summer to fall our interaction with our outdoor spaces transitions too.  From color, lighting and warmth to entertaining and decor our focus shifts to respond to different needs and desires.

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