Sometimes we cringe at all of the magazine features touting the idea of creating an entire second home outdoors, complete with bathing, cooking, sleeping and eating functions. When we want to spend a little time relaxing outdoors, what's really necessary?
A couple of chairs and a place to set a drink would it for us this afternoon. noisyspoon added an outdoor throw rug, perhaps to protect bare feet from splinters on this wooden deck. In any case, we found this stripped-down outdoor lounge refreshing, and appealing.