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All decked out: Outdoor sofas
Spending more time lounging on the patio than in the parlor this summer? Kick back and relax on an outdoor sofa made from recyclable wicker, sustainable wood or recycled plastic.
Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 06:43 AM
Happy Monday and welcome to the latest installment of my “All decked out” series of posts. The topic? A part of the home where the great outdoors and the green indoors meet: your patio, porch, lanai, deck, terrace, or whatever you might call it. So far, I’ve recommended outfitting your outdoor space with eco-friendly planters
, non-gruesome bug traps
, alfresco eatin’ and drinkin’ wares
, decor items
, low-impact lamps and lanterns
, eye-catching watering cans
, outdoor chairs
for dining and relaxin', and eco-swings and hammocks
ideal for optimum lounging.
Since the previous two "All Decked out" posts centered around chairs, swings, and hammocks I've decided to amp up the relax factor a notch this week with outdoor sofas made from sustainable materials like recyclable wicker, FSC-certified wood, and recycled plastic. And stay tuned for next week when I change gears from furnishings to look at Mother Nature-friendly deck/patio cleaners.
Alden Sofa @ DWR
(Frame, $1,320; Sunbrella cushion set, $660)
Loll Go Collection Loveseat @ DWR
Resort Outdoor Sectional @ CB2
($199 - $349)
Maku Outdoor Sofa @ Vivavi
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