Monday, May 9, 2011

Designer Ideas To Take Outdoors

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Pier 1 for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.

Summer is nearly here, and it's time to get serious about fixing up your deck or patio or balcony.

Pier 1 is the go-to destination for pieces that have a high end designer look at affordable prices. Here's a round up of some designer spaces, along with some Pier 1 pieces that you could use to get the designer look.

I went into my clipping file to show you some images. The first one is a terrific bed on a patio. This is the epitome of the indoor/outdoor concept. You might try a modification of this with a bench or a platform, and fill it with colorful pillows.

Pier 1 has a very cool bench with a canopy over it that would look amazing. They have an incredible pillow and cushion collection. Just pile them on for the high end designer look.

This bench with a canopy from Pier 1 echos the idea of the bed

Designer cushions on a platform

Start with this large Pier 1 cushion

Add a few of these orange pillows from Pier 1

Add another blue pillow or two from Pier 1 - love the button detail

This cute print would add another layer - get it at Pier 1

Designers love to use woven furniture, and it looks fabulous outside and inside. While you are on a Pier 1 shopping spree for your patio, why not pick up a couple of woven chairs to refresh your living room, or den.

The woven arm chair looks great outdoors and indoors

This Pier 1 chair is woven from banana leaves

Dining "alfresco". It sounds so romantic. We love to eat outdoors as much as we can once Summer rolls around. Think about getting a table and chairs that you can use outdoors and indoors.
These cheery yellow chairs just scream "dining alfresco"

This rustic dining table from Pier 1 would work outdoors

This is the best yellow chair from Pier 1

This outdoor table from Pier 1 would work inside as well

The high end designer look of modular furniture for outdoor use can now be ours!
Pier 1 has a great line of sleek pieces that you can put together to get that magazine worthy look.
High end designer look

Party-O on the Patio!
This is the sleek modular outdoor furniture at Pier 1!

Rocking chairs on the porch! Is there any other image that says Summer more than a rocking chair on the porch, or on the patio? Pier 1 has the cutest wicker rocking chair in three colors. This is another piece I would bring inside. It would be precious in a nursery.

These darling wicker rocking chairs are from Pier 1

Who doesn't want or need a cute bar cart? Pier 1 has a rolling cart that would rock the patio, and I would definitely use it inside of the house too.

LOVE this bar cart from Pier 1

Hope you enjoyed this round up of Summer decorating ideas, and the arm chair shopping trip to Pier 1. Get on out to your local Pier 1 and grab a few of these pieces.

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Janette@the2Seasons said...

We did a post related to Pier 1 also at

We love that store, and we weren't sponsored to do it. We just did it.

Cholo said...

Hi Janette,
Contact Social Spark. I am sure they would love to have you on board!
I would write about Pier 1 (and shop there) sponsored or not.
Thanks for reading and commenting!
xo xo

Anonymous said...

Lovin' it VV!!!!

Renae (via Facebook)

Dumbwit Tellher said...

Hi Valorie; I am loving the blue and the orange paired together. Like a fresh face for the summer season. Big fan of the yellow chair and rustic wood dining table too. Great pieces and great ideas for those of us that love eating outdoors. Great post!

Have a lovely week dear friend xx