Since games can last for several hours, make sure to keep guests seated comfortably by adding indoor-outdoor floor cushions around the perimeter of the table. Pick up more than youâ€™ll actually need so guests can stack them as needed for an extra boost of height.
An excellent trick for decorating small outdoor spaces is to use multi-purpose furniture that can quickly transform for various entertaining needs. Here, floor cushions made from weather-resistant acrylic fabric and a pair of tables allow guests to cluster in groups and use the tables for dining or perching.
The vibrant patterns on these custom pillows relate well to the pattern of the Swiss cross wall decals and the bold, yellow sconce lighting. The wall of cushions provides a place to cozy up and read or nap.
Chango and Co. created every child's dream play space in this expansive playroom. Floor mattresses line one wall and are topped with playful throw pillows for crashing, a teepee provides a place for dreaming, and rope swings hang from the ceiling for extra fun. A bold Swiss cross pattern livens up the walls, and black trim highlights the architectural features of the room.
Midcentury modern entertainment center units form a mirror image around the fireplace featuring a white hearth, gray brick surround and modern mantel art. Three dimensional triangle floor cushions add a unique shape detail among the traditional rectangular pieces in the room.
The white fireplace surround lightens the look of the black fireplace and mounted TV. Candles and trinkets set on the mantel give a personal touch to the display and fill the empty wall. A storage basket and cube floor cushion bring a touch of texture to the design.
Ceiling beams frame the shape of the gazebo roof giving a decorative sunburst look over the sitting space. Woven wicker chairs are padded with cream colored cushions and situated in a circle forming an intimate and inviting room. Open space between the columns connects the space to the outdoors.
“To create this peaceful retreat above bustling Center City Philadelphia, we selected natural materials and finishes to bring softness and comfort to what had been a barren rooftop,” says designer Barbara Eberlein. “Teak furniture does not need to be stored indoors during the winter,” she notes, and “direct sunlight is mitigated with enormous cantilever umbrellas.” Get the same effect in your own city sanctuary with a single umbrella and a cushy all-weather armchair.
Bright stripes of red and pink give a bold finish to the porch floor. Neutral pillows bring added texture to a blue upholstered bench with red trim. A floor cushion with metallic finish catches the sunlight from the window for a shining accent. A thick yarn design on neutral throw pillows adds beautiful texture to the room.
Neutral walls and bed linens create a calm setting in this eclectic bedroom. Curtains patterned with blue, green and brown leaves add subtle decoration framing the large windows. A patterned yellow chair and two upholstered stool seats match the yellow throw pillow propped against the leather headboard. The unique striped base of the stools compliments the warm red glow of the hardwood.
Impromptu guests are always fun to have around the holidays, but supplying enough seating to accommodate them can be a stressor. Make it easy by keeping oversized pillows and floor cushions around, then stack them in your covered porch for no-fuss lounging.
What girl wouldn't love curling up to read or daydream on this cushioned window seat, with drawer storage, bedecked with blush and neutral throw pillows in soft textures, as the sun comes in through the white molded window frame. The blush pink walls and hardwood floors characterize the color and tone scheme of this eclectic girl's bedroom.
Walls encase this patio sitting room, but the sunlight streams in from above. Arched panels protruding from the wall give a unique, 3D finish behind a row of small succulents adding natural color to the space. The patio floor is striped powder blue and white under a collection of black patio furniture with white cushions. A single orange throw pillow adds a touch of color and compliments the hue of the retaining walls.
This outdoor sitting area features thick blue seat cushions on chocolate brown wicker furniture with matching side table and cushioned coffee table. The blue and brown contrast with the neutral tile flooring. Pattern pillows add a hint of orange, and a yellow blanket provides a large swatch of color.
Stone walls with an arched opening encompass this beautiful back porch. The natural stone look is a great contrast to the smooth ceiling and polished stone floor. Cushioned seating options create a comfortable spot to enjoy the beautiful pool and outdoor fireplace.
Neutral stone flooring stretches from the french doors of the home, down a small set of stairs and to an outdoor living room space surrounded by vibrant, lush greenery. Neutral cushions on all of the seating compliment the light beige floor tile and neutral home exterior.
This spacious brown wicker patio furniture boasts colorful lime green cushions paired with bold red and orange throw pillows. A round table with a brown granite top sits at the center, while neutral Terrazzo tiles cover the patio floor.
A stunning chandelier lights up the blue color of the perfectly restored Second Empire style home's bar, fitted with floor-to-ceiling windows, custom shelving for glassware, and plenty of comfy seating for guests.