These outdoor decorating ideas emphasize color and pattern to create a lovely space for relaxing and outdoor dining. This is the contribution to our Patio Style Challenge series from Alison Vinciguerra of long distance loving.
We sent her the Hampton Bay Barnsdale Teak Outdoor Dining Set to get her started on her deck makeover. Alison took it from there, coming up with all the decorating ideas and styling.
Along the way, Alison also added a couple of simple DIY projects that make her outdoor dining experience even more elegant and functional– a DIY “placemat” made from marble tile, and a nautically-themed DIY for large coasters made from poly rope.