Throwback Thursday: Five Posts for Outdoor Living

May is coming to a close, which means the season of outdoor living is practically here. Today we’ve rounded up five posts from the blog that highlight some of our favorite ways to decorate patios, gardens and more outdoor spaces, as well as ways to make the most out of the areas beyond your home’s interior.

Deck Safety

Now is the perfect time to inspect your deck for wobbly sections, loose screws and/or nails, and make note of other wear and tear. Read this post for more suggestions regarding deck safety.

Eucalyptus Serving Cart With TrayCozy Porch or Patio

We’ve outlined basic furniture and decor suggestions to make your porch, patio or deck as cozy as your indoor rooms.

Web Exclusives from Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

Although a more specific post, the featured outdoor accents can be conveniently found among our selection of web exclusive decor. At the very least, we think this particular post provides some inspiration for how to utilize and furnish outdoor spaces.

Bee and Insect Houses

A great way to promote bee and insect health, which also boosts the health of your garden and outdoor plants.

Quick Tip: Bee and Insect Houses | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

Porch and Outdoor Lighting

We had to include a renovation-type post, and this one is small enough for anyone to try. Switch out light fixtures or add them; doing so will make a big impact outside your home this summer and throughout the year.

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