Produced by Dara SamuelsonWritten by Susan Heeger
It doesn't get
much easier than this, or more
dramatic. Fill a low, round, firesafe
concrete container with
wood, and light it. We love the
way fire's irresistible glow brings
people closer as daylight fades.
paper globes bounce and flutter
like balloons, but their look is
more sophisticated. Tied to the
rails with kicky scarves, the blue
bubbles sneak more color into an
already eye-catching corner.
invite cuddling, especially after
dark. Raid your scarf stash and
pick the wildest for cameos
on neutral pillows (simply tie
around), or sew your own from
the scarves you no longer wear.
Even with a fire
going, candles light up parties
and add to the welcoming
atmosphere. Tall glass hurricanes
keep wind out, but for extra breezy
nights, swap battery operated
LED candles for the
From Maine to
California, summer evenings can
be crisp, so don't skimp on wraps
to snuggle under. For stargazing
in comfort, think casual,
lightweight and well-worn.
As with indoor
rooms, rugs outside encourage
camaraderie, drawing furniture
into groups and offering feet
an alternative to bare ground.
Though less expected outdoors,
patio carpets (in weatherwise
polypropylene) send an
especially friendly come-hither.
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June 30, 2011 2:42 PM
Thanks for adding a Buy It--I'm loving the lanterns with a scarf. Perfect indoors and out!
July 12, 2011 10:38 AM
Love that idea, too!
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