Outdoor Entertaining Ideas

Set the perfect scene with these ideas for creating beautiful outdoor areas.

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Covered Patios
Photo: Jean Allsopp

Cover Up

Covered patios make great dining spaces because they shield the sun but still allow cool ocean breezes to flow in. Choose table settings in ocean hues for a classic coastal look. Dress up a rustic dining set with napkins draped over chair backs.

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Develop your coastal cottage’s style by following these simple tricks.

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