It all began with the land; a five-acre tract in Hillsboro, where Mary and Rich Patterson loved living and raising their two daughters, Sydney and Stella.


    St. Louis summers can be brutally hot! A patio umbrella is just what you need for a reprieve from the sweltering sun.


    Move your dinner parties outside this summer! Pair the perfect table accessories and assorted dinnerware for a successful alfresco soirée.

    Assorted green votive holders with greenery, available at Blue Dahlia Designs.

    Green and gray assorted tableware with silverware, available at Williams Sonoma.

    Assorted green plates in leaf pattern, available at Gifted Gardener.

    “Meyer Lemon” tablecloth, available at Williams Sonoma.

    “Lemon Pucker” flower arrangement, available at Rusted Chandelier.

    Cutting board, available at Home Goods.


    The first step in creating the ultimate outdoor hangout spot is selecting furniture to fit the space. There are furniture options for any backyard set up, whether you’ll be lounging by the pool, dining next to your outdoor kitchen or relaxing with family on the patio.


    Outdoor Comforts Your outdoor space should have all the comforts and amenities of your indoor space; it should flow effortlessly from inside to out. The idea is to create a second living room, and if you get it right you will never want to come inside! To create the perfect outdoor space, the five most important pieces to focus on are furniture, lighting, fire pit or fireplace, shade and an outdoor kitchen or grill.

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