Get the most from your backyard and patio space with these editors' picks and tips.
-Set up separate zones for eating and lounging -No trees? Plant a patio umbrella instead -Contain snacks, napkins and other supplies in festive bowls and baskets -Choose vibrant outdoor cushions in a mix of stripes and solids
Photo: Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn
Patio Key Pieces
Complement an outdoor fireplace with more casual versions of living room furnishings: