Groovystuff – Repurposed Teak Outdoor Furniture

Posted by Dan Jolly on Apr 30, 2014 3:37:00 PM

“One person’s junk is another person’s treasure” is an old adage that most are familiar with and it can be traced back to the 16th century. It may be a popular 500 year old saying but it wasn’t until 1998 that it took on such a visual and comfortable meaning. That was when Chris Bruning founded the furniture company Groovystuff that specializes in making rustic furniture out of re-claimed teak wood.

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Topics: Outdoor Furniture, Groovystuff, Teak Furniture, Outdoor Accessories

New Year’s Resolutions For Your Outdoor Areas

Posted by Dan Jolly on Dec 31, 2013 8:19:00 AM

New Year’s Eve is that special time of the year where you reflect upon the year that was. Depending on how you think your year went it’s either a cause of celebration or a cold reality check. We hope that you’re planning on celebrating your many accomplishments and that we have somehow played a part in it. For those that feel their life is need of some change, finding direction can be a challenge. If the improvement lies within unfortunately I fear this piece will not be of much use to you. If the improvement involves your backyard and outdoor areas, then you have definitely come to the right place. Below you will find some ideas on how to improve your yard this year with links to articles we previously wrote with much more detail.

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Topics: Outdoor Furniture, Outdoor Lighting, Outdoor Spaces, Choosing Outdoor Furniture

Summertime Blues? Not with Summer Classics Premier Outdoor Furniture

Posted by Stephen Ramey on Jun 18, 2013 3:02:00 PM

Summer Classics boasts over a quarter century of experience designing and manufacturing premium outdoor furniture, and it shows. From classic wicker to resplendent Burmese teak, the impeccably high standards of this company quickly become apparent. Every curve and slope, every weave and accent down to smallest detail, is clearly sculpted with both comfort and timeless beauty in mind. The end result is a truly breathtaking product.

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Topics: Outdoor Furniture, Durable Outdoor Furniture, Summer Classics, Teak Furniture, Wicker Furniture, Choosing Outdoor Furniture, Aluminum Patio Furniture

Why Is Wicker Outdoor Furniture More Popular Than Ever?

Posted by Stephen Ramey on May 7, 2013 10:07:00 AM

With a history spanning at least 5,000 years, you might expect the novelty of wicker furniture to have worn off by now. But to the contrary, modern wicker outdoor furniture is more stylish, comfortable and durable than at any point in its considerable past.

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Topics: Outdoor Furniture, wicker outdoor furniture, Outdoor Patio Furniture, Wicker Furniture, Choosing Outdoor Furniture, Outdoor Living

Lloyd Flanders: Over 100 Years of Premium Wicker Furniture

Posted by Stephen Ramey on Apr 8, 2013 11:41:00 AM

A true pioneer in the wicker furniture industry, Lloyd Flanders has an interesting and varied history spanning over 100 years, during which time it transformed from a sole proprietorship to an industry giant whose products are recognized around the globe.

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Topics: Outdoor Furniture, wicker outdoor furniture, Outdoor Patio Furniture, Wicker Furniture, Choosing Outdoor Furniture, Lloyd Flanders

Outdoor Furniture Trends For 2013

Posted by Stephen Ramey on Mar 27, 2013 8:03:00 AM

Trends are notoriously difficult to predict, even for those closest to the subject in question; we all know hot fashions can go out of style in the blink of an eye. On the other hand, sometimes emerging trends are impossible to miss. As outdoor furniture insiders, we're receiving some clear signals as to what's going to be in vogue for 2013.

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Topics: Outdoor Furniture, Patio Furniture Trends, Choosing Outdoor Furniture, Outdoor Living

Commercial Outdoor Furniture Features Strength And Style

Posted by Stephen Ramey on Mar 18, 2013 4:39:00 PM

In private settings, patio furniture is usually chosen for either utility or aesthetics, or both. In this regard, commercial applications are not that different. The right furniture should compliment your architecture or professional atmosphere; it will enhance, or even create, whatever ambiance you envision. Patio furniture adds a sense of welcome to the space it occupies, an invitation for your patrons to relax and stay a while -- and return.

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Topics: Outdoor Furniture, Durable Outdoor Furniture, Commercial Outdoor Furniture

Wicker Furniture History - From The Pharaohs To Your Patio

Posted by Dan Jolly on Jul 13, 2012 10:56:00 AM
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Topics: Outdoor Furniture, Durable Outdoor Furniture, Wicker Furniture, Patio Furniture Trends

Reasons You Should Consider Outdoor Patio Furniture Covers

Posted by Stephen Ramey on Sep 28, 2011 4:04:00 PM

Outdoor patio furniture covers are a great solution to keep your outdoor patio furniture in tip top shape. Once you've made an investment in the perfect patio furniture, you don't want it to become dirty or damaged. Outdoor patio furniture covers will not only keep your furniture looking clean, it can also extend the life of your furniture by protecting it from the elements. Extreme weather, dirt and dust can cause your outdoor patio furniture to dull and crack, even if the furniture is made of weather-resistant materials.

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Topics: Outdoor Furniture, Durable Outdoor Furniture, Protective Furniture Covers, Outdoor Accessories, Patio Furniture Trends, Outdoor Living, Patio Furniture Care

The Most Important Benefit Of A Patio Umbrella.

Posted by Stephen Ramey on May 5, 2011 8:20:00 AM

One of the more popular accessories to outdoor furniture is the patio umbrella. Most people add market umbrellas to their outdoor furniture set to provide shade from the warm summer sun keeping their outdoor guests cool and comfortable.

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Topics: Outdoor Furniture, Patio Furniture, Patio Market Umbrella, Sunbrella Fabric, Outdoor Accessories, Patio Furniture Trends, Outdoor Living, Outdoor Umbrella