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The Look for your Home: Outdoor Entertainment Spaces & Amenities

Jun 21, 2017 02:00PM ● By Cate Reynolds
By Tashica Morgan

Behind the Green


Time to take entertainment outdoors... And it’s more than just tiki torches and a boombox—summer gatherings on the patio have become a backyard production, blended with remotes, wireless systems, and state-of-the-art appliances for an oasis-filled experience.

Stainless Steel Gas Grill


Outdoor Patio Heater Stand


The Heat is On


The summer days are blazing, but summer nights… not so much! Keep the warmth going once the sun sets with the hottest patio heaters, like this sleek weather-resistant gas fire pit from Hayneedle. Take bonfires to the next level, having toasty guests, as well as marshmallows!

Gas Rectangle Fire Pit


Patio Propane Heaters

$155 - $229,

Hanging Electric Patio Heater


Steel Magnolias


Stainless steel has a new home and is blooming amid the hedges of backyards—top of the line appliances created for convenience as well as landscape appeal. Skip the cooler for a sleeker bud, like this Kitchenaid 24” Stainless Steel Refrigerator... no watering required!

Red 4-Burner Gas Grill


Outdoor Refrigerator

For retailers,

Under-counter Icemaker

For retailers,

Green Show


The sounds and sights on the lawn are more than chirps and blades of grass—with simple concepts and smart designs, the outdoors can be transformed into backyard 2.0. Whether wireless or Bluetooth, entertainment options are now cleverly packaged and user-friendly, all with a push of a button!

55” Smart TV Monitor


Outdoor Bluetooth Rock Speaker


Portable Cordless Projector with Remote

$359, staplescom 

Set of Frog Speakers


Affectionately known as "talko," Tashica Morgan is a wife and stay-at-home mom of three kids and a local design celebrity as seen on Season 4 of HGTV's Design Star. Follow her on facebook @tashicamorgandesigns and instagram @thatssotalko.