How to Build a Gazebo

Besides gracing the back yard with its splendor and calming presence, a gazebo is the perfect place to entertain. One look at this beauty and you'll be picturing it filled with family and friends, celebrating a graduation or even a backyard wedding. We designed this 12-ft. dia. gazebo with plenty of eyepleasing trim, from the pattern-cut rails that surround the seating area to the ball-shaped finial atop the cupola. Yet it's easy to build your own gazebo if you follow our special hints, tips, technical illustrations and Cutting List.

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What to Consider Before Buying a Patio Umbrella

For proper shade, safety and protection, you need to pick the best patio umbrella for your cherished backyard space. The fabric, frame, base and much more must match your needs, which makes it necessary to put some thought into your purchase. Take a look at our product recommendations and tips on buying the perfect umbrella for your needs!

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11 Ways to Create Shade for Your Deck or Patio

Don't let the sun drive you off your deck or patio. Take back your outdoor time with one of these smart ideas for creating shade.

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Deals We Love: Outdoor Space Accessories

Make your outdoor space the place for all invited. Here are two products that will provide ambience, comfort and communion for your friends and family.

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How to Build a Patio Chair

Whether you're staking out a curbside spot for watching a parade, heading to the woods for a weekend or simply trying to catch a few rays, you'll love the portability and comfort of this chair. Interlocking legs and gravity keep the two sections together when in use. And when it's time to pull up stakes, the seat section tucks neatly inside the back. A handle cutout in the top slat makes for easy carrying and storing too.

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14 Patio Upgrades to Make this Summer

14 amazing patio upgrades that will transform your summer!

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