The Perfect Outdoor Oasis

The Perfect Outdoor Oasis
Peace of mind can be found in your own backyard. From family dinners to solo sunbathing, al fresco activity is essential for restoring and rebooting. And, the time is prime for calm outdoor lounging and home redesign projects alike. Four Hands Brand Stylist Hilary Aiken, who readies each lifestyle setup for our seasonal photo shoots, insists on approaching outdoor areas with as much thought and consideration as indoor living rooms. Read on for her tips for styling a picture-perfect outdoor sanctuary.

Design on Deck

outdoor dining table and chairs
STYLE TIP #1
 

Take decorative vases to the next level by filling them with yard clippings, like vibrant flowers or rustic branches.

 

ORAN OUTDOOR DINING TABLE
ORAN OUTDOOR DINING TABLE
Portia Outdoor Dining Chair
PORTIA OUTDOOR DINING CHAIR
Outdoor living area
STYLE TIP #2
 

Anchor an outdoor living space with an eye-catching area rug.

 

Lane Outdoor Chair
LANE OUTDOOR CHAIR
Chula Outdoor Rug
CHULA OUTDOOR RUG

  

Gwen Outdoor Sectional
GWEN OUTDOOR SECTIONAL
 
 

On Neutral Ground

outdoor sofa and woven table and concrete coffee table
STYLE TIP #3
 

Mix materials like concrete with warmer textures like woven rope or wicker, for a balanced look.

 

Sonoma Outdoor Sofa
SONOMA OUTDOOR SOFA
Aster Pillow
ASTER PILLOW
Phoenix Outdoor Accent Stool
PHOENIX OUTDOOR ACCENT STOOL

  

Fresh Air

outdoor bistro dining table
STYLE TIP #4
 

In smaller spaces, a rounded bistro table makes for the perfectly sized breakfast nook.

 

Sherwood Outdoor Chair
SHERWOOD OUTDOOR DINING CHAIR
Sana Outdoor Dining Table
SANA OUTDOOR DINING TABLE
 
 
 
woven outdoor loungers with pillows
STYLE TIP #5
 

Add outdoor-friendly throw pillows for a pop of color.

 

woven outdoor lounger
REMI OUTDOOR CHAISE
Outdoor Rust Pillow
TAWNY KILIM PILLOW
Basil Outdoor End Table
BASIL OUTDOOR END TABLE

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