Create your own curl-up space on a patio, deck, or private cabana
Thomas J. Story
The redwood sleeping platform pictured at left was built by a contractor. But owners Tom Nelson and Randy Bolin provided the details that make the retreat in their Oakland, California, backyard look like it's straight out of Bali.
They gave a futon a burst of color with fabric and pillows from an import store. The Indonesian wooden friezes, temple guardians from an import store, and batik wall hanging complete the look.