Furniture to Pull Together a Handsome Outdoor Space

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Even though the end of summer is quickly (much too quickly by the way) approaching, that doesn't mean there still aren't a few good months left of outdoor entertaining. Whether you have an expansive backyard or just a smallish patio, furniture with great style always pairs nicely with some barbecue.

Here's a roundup of furniture (and of course a fire pit and recommendations for barbecues) fit for entertaining two to ten:

TOP ROW (FROM RIGHT TO LEFT):
1 - Sawyer Chair from CB2, $249.

2 - Wood-Slat Dining Collection from West Elm, $149 - $899.

3 - The Blur Lounge Chair by Blu Dot from Velocity Art and Design, $599.

4 - Cumberland Table from the Sundance Catalog, $1,495 - $1.795.

5 - Alfresco Grey Cart from Crate & Barrel, $399.

BOTTOM ROW (FROM RIGHT TO LEFT):
1 - Cast Iron Fire Bowl from Design Within Reach, $375.

2 - Alden Stackable Side Table from Design Within Reach, on sale for $168.

3 - And of course, no outdoor space is complete without the prerequisite barbecue. Here are a few links to other posts about some great bbq options for all types of spaces.
Mini Grills for Urban Barbeques & Picnics
Notebook Sized Flat-Folding BBQ Grill
Top Ten: Good Looking Grills

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