If you want guests to linger, offer comfortable seating (like the armchairs by the fireplace) that's covered in weather-resistant fabric.
Photo: Laurey W. Glenn
Warm Up Your Patio
When SL Style Director Heather Chadduck lost a 100-year-old hickory tree in her backyard, she knew it was time for a makeover. A vine-covered pergola and cozy outdoor fireplace transformed her Birmingham backyard into a chic outdoor retreat.