Get the most enjoyment from your country homes outdoor spaces by creating an inviting place to hang out, read, nap, entertain, or just sit and sip a glass of chilled sauvignon blanc.
Whether for a porch, patio, deck, sunroom, or garden; and whether the style is classic, rustic, retro, or flea-market funky, there are plenty of ideas here for you. Get timeless good looks on a budget, revamp with paint and simple furnishings, bring interiors outside, and incorporate charmingly traditional elements like farm-stand tables, wooden gliders, swings, and white wicker. Whether you're ready to tackle a major project or just want a couple of quick, easy ideas, this is the perfect, beautiful book for you.
Each month, Country Living brings its lively reporting on the casual, comfortable lifestyle to 1.6 million subscribers, a circulation that makes it today's largest shelter magazine. It is also the #1 newsstand seller in the shelter category.
"In anticipation of the pleasant weather ahead, Cavender presents a wealth of ideas for comfortable and attractive outdoor living. In addition to porches, she provides decorating ideas for sunrooms, garden nooks, sheds, pergolasreally almost any room that opens wide onto the outdoors. In more than 150 color photographs, styles such as rustic, flea-market chic, and traditional country are shown from homes located throughout the United States. Each chapter concludes with a detailed look at a space for which Cavender discusses specifics with suggestions on how to make it yours. The use of patio furniture, containers, and decorative garden sculptures as well as ideas for outdoor entertaining are also briefly covered. VERDICT This book extends the ever-popular country style into the garden, furnishing amateur decorators with a number of inspiring ideas." Library Journal