Your guide to outdoor entertaining

Make your next outdoor party a breeze with inventive menus, fun decorating ideas, and easy tips

3 ways to decorate a deck

3 L.A. designers show how to make every dollar count when outfitting a outdoor room

deck design
Photo by Thomas J. Story

Personal retreat ($300)

A favorite indoor piece and accessories with patina set the tone here.

Design: Stylist Gena Sigala

  • 8 sea grass doormats on sale from Cost Plus World Market – $80
  • Umbrella/stand on sale from Out of Asia – $120
  • Container covers (tea crates, wooden barrel, and galvanized bucket) from flea markets and garage sales – $70
  • Small coffee table from a flea market – $15
  • Stylist’s own daybed/ mattress – $0
  • Pillows/pillow covers from garage sales – $12
TOTAL: $297


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