Patio reborn

Seven essential elements for an outdoor retreat


Folks in many parts of the country are stocking up on sweaters, but most of us are reveling in gorgeous weather for several weeks to come. What better time to take advantage of the current sales on outdoor accessories? To savor those last magic days of summer in your own revamped sanctuary, all you need is about $200, some lemonade, and the seven elements pictured here.

• Chair $63
• Side table $20
• Bamboo drape $13
• Planter $16
• Rug $30
• Hurricane lanterns $13-$17
• Throwpillow $13

The items on this page were found on sale at press time at the places below; use them to spur ideas in your own search.


Cost Plus World Market (800/267-8758)
Hold Everything (888/922-4117)
Ikea (800/434-4532)
Pier 1 Imports (800/245-4595)
Target (800/440-0680)
West Elm (866/937-8356)



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