Deck Ideas for Small Yards

Any backyard space is suitable for a lively entertaining area, fine outdoor dining, or a mixture of fun and fashionable decorative elements. Decks for small yards aren’t limited by their size — you simply have to be more selective with your vision and choose one to two functions for your deck. Follow our guide and bring your outdoor space to life with our backyard deck … Continue reading Deck Ideas for Small Yards

Ways to Refresh Your Patio Space for Fall

As they say in the South: It’s fall, y’all. And with the changing of each season, at Trex Outdoor Furniture we like to do a little patio space refresh. Now that the heat of summer has dissipated, it’s time to spend evenings enjoying the crisp (bug-free) air! Read on for a few of our best tips for decking out your outdoor space for the cooler … Continue reading Ways to Refresh Your Patio Space for Fall

How “Forest Gardens” Are Saving Lives in Africa

Lack of opportunity. Hunger. Malnutrition. Each of these coexists throughout Africa and results in crippling inequalities that lead to endless cycles of poverty. While eliminating these issues goes a long way toward providing a better life for those in the developing world, the solution isn’t as simple as just throwing money at the problem. That’s where Trees for the Future comes in. Trees for the … Continue reading How “Forest Gardens” Are Saving Lives in Africa

Outdoor Party

Outdoor Party Ideas on Chilly Nights

Looking to throw a party but the weather is still colder than you’d prefer? Don’t head for the indoors. You can still invite family and friends over and host a successful gathering… Even during the coldest time of the year. We’re all about coming up with ways to extend entertaining to the outdoors, no matter the temperature. But how do you host guests without turning … Continue reading Outdoor Party Ideas on Chilly Nights

Winter Drinks

10 Warm Winter Drinks

‘Tis the season to stay cozy and warm! And what better way to warm up your insides than with a few piping-hot beverages? Whether you’re hosting friends and family at your home for the holidays, or you’re just wanting a single cup of comfort, here’s a roundup of some of our favorite hot holiday drinks (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic)… with a twist.  The White Nun … Continue reading 10 Warm Winter Drinks

Trees for the Future

Introducing Trees for the Future: Our Partner That’s Changing Lives in Africa

The United Nations estimates that one out of every nine people suffers from chronic undernourishment. That means almost 800 million people go hungry every day. Developing countries like those in the Sub-Saharan African region have a much higher rate of extreme hunger than anywhere else in the world. To help combat the effects of starvation and poverty, Trex Outdoor Furniture has partnered with Trees for … Continue reading Introducing Trees for the Future: Our Partner That’s Changing Lives in Africa

Environmental Cost of Wooden Furniture

What Is the Real Cost of Wooden Furniture?

When we think of the word “eco-friendly,” images of freshly paved bike paths and rows of solar panels typically come to mind. While using alternative sources of energy and pedaling to work are great ways to contribute toward reducing your carbon footprint, it’s also important to take advantage of less obvious opportunities to help the environment. The production, distribution, and disposal of solid wood furniture … Continue reading What Is the Real Cost of Wooden Furniture?

Winter Decorating 102: A Refresher Guide for Outdoor Living (When the Temperature Dips Far Below 102 Degrees)

In 2016, we offered readers some of our best tips for turning your patio into a festive wonderland. We called it Winter Decorating 101, and you can still find fabulous ways to warm up with hot chocolate, cocktails, trees, fire pits, and more in that post. A lot has changed in life since we authored that piece. A reality television host serves as president of … Continue reading Winter Decorating 102: A Refresher Guide for Outdoor Living (When the Temperature Dips Far Below 102 Degrees)

Thanksgiving Table Setting

Tips for Setting Your Thanksgiving Table

It’s hard to believe it’s November already! Not to mention, Thanksgiving dinner is almost upon us and there’s so much to plan. There’s the food, the drinks, who you’re going to invite (and who you shouldn’t invite!), and whether you’ll stick with traditional Thanksgiving favorites or switch it up this year with a modern twist on some of those beloved comfort foods. No matter how … Continue reading Tips for Setting Your Thanksgiving Table

5 Tips for Amazing Tablescapes this Autumn

You know those fall weather days when you step outside and think: “Fall has arrived?” There’s usually a hint of woodsmoke aroma, the air seems sharp and crisp, and the temperature has cooled considerably. And then there are the trees in their brilliant shades of oranges, golds, reds … that fleeting time between green leaves and bare branches. It’s almost magical, really. And it’s a … Continue reading 5 Tips for Amazing Tablescapes this Autumn