Greenery and attractive furnishings can turn a small garden into an enchanting area. Space was conserved in 12-foot square patio by espaliered shrubs. Furniture by Bunting.
Outdoor carpeting makes possible a completely different kind of look in terrace decoration. Shown below is Callaway Acrilan indoor-outdoor carpeting which is highly durable and colorfast outdoor carpets and smooth surface materials. These will give your patio a distinctive and novel look. Some examples of these floor coverings are shown here. They need a minimum of care and maintenance.
Furnishings can be casual or formal, depending upon your outdoor living requirements. Furniture design will make the difference here, and you will find many different kinds of outdoor furniture, all engineered to withstand rugged outdoor use.
Special effects can be achieved outside the house, too. We have shown an outdoor dining room framed by a draped tent. This is a project you can undertake yourself with the aid of your local lumber yard or hardware store.