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A New Spin on Outdoor Furniture

A New Spin on Outdoor Furniture

If you’re looking to put a new twist on a space, consider going inside out (or vice versa). As evidenced by these two ideas, some designs work just as well in the kitchen as they do on the patio.

Above: Who knew a picnic table could be so stylish indoors? Originally seen on Design Sponge, Nikole Herriott created a cozy eating nook by filling this narrow space with a rustic outdoor table and bench.

Above: With a sleek design and durable cedar body, this Cross Legged Picnic Table makes for a perfect option on the yard; prices start at $479 for the table and $159 for matching bench at All Picnic Tables.

Above: Created in the Mexican city it was named after, The Acapulco Chair incorporates skilled weaving and a comfortable round structure. Originally designed in the 1950s, the chair has been reinterpreted in the United States by numerous manufacturers. Today it is available in an array of sizes, colors and material coverings. As seen in the Hotel San Josť (above left) and a Spanish loft (above right), it lends a retro vibe to an interior.

Above: The iconic piece seems just as natural outdoors as well.† At the El Cosmico in Marfa, Texas, a rustic model provides a seat in the sun.

We’d love to know: Do you mix indoor and outdoor furniture in your home?

For more ideas, check out Remodelista’s posts Panka Indoor/Outdoor Bench,† Simple Wooden Outdoor Dining Tables and The Portable Kitchen.

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11:28PM PDT on Jun 24, 2012

i like the indoor picnic table!

8:26AM PDT on May 17, 2012

Love it!

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1:51AM PDT on Apr 21, 2012

very interesting, thanks for sharing this

8:26PM PDT on Apr 19, 2012

Excellant ideas, thanks for sharing

1:53PM PDT on Apr 17, 2012

I never knew they were called Acapulco chairs. Wow, I learn something new all the time on Care2.

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I am definitely spoiled by all the bountiful produce of summer and fall. Especially the fresh fruit…

Cannot stop catalogs, I tried- recycle them.

This sounds just a bit too new agey for me, sorry.

All good. Thank you.


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