Outdoor Items That Work Indoors

Outdoor Items That Work Indoors

Sarah Coffey
May 11, 2009
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Outdoor items can be hard workers when you bring them inside. They're tough, waterproof, and often stain-resistant. In a room with lots of wood or fabric, they can also offer some textural contrast. For a few ideas, click below...

FIRST ROW
1 A bistro table doubles as a plant stand in this photo from Not on the High Street.
2 Garden water faucet handles make great decorative hooks and knobs indoors.
3 A metal folding table can be repurposed as a tea tray.
4 Ceramic garden stools are multi-purpose pieces indoors and out.
5 Outdoor rugs are durable and inexpensive options for floor coverings.

SECOND ROW
6 Cushions covered in tough outdoor fabrics are great for homes with pets or kids.
7 Latex weaves are a contemporary take on classic wicker that's easy to clean.
8 For indoor/outdoor chair recommendations, click here and here.
9 Ceramic planters fit in anywhere.
10 Multi-purpose tub trugs make great laundry baskets indoors.

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