Home Décor That Pulls Double Duty Indoors and Out
You may be an expert multi-tasker, but your go-to furniture and decor? Not so much. Designed for both indoor and outdoor use, these hardworking picks are a sound investment.
Let’s Playground Leather Mat
When you hear the words “versatile” and “mat” strung together, you hardly imagine something as chic as these leather wonders. Available in seven hues and two shapes (pick circle or square), these mats are portable and wipe clean with a damp cloth looking good in your front entrance or on the patio. Available at letsplayground.com, $70.
CB2 Acapulco Outdoor Lounge Chair
Oddly, no matter when we sink into this handwoven chair, the clock immediately strikes leisure time. This chair can function in your living room or for relaxing outside. Available at cb2.com, $269.
French Picnic Flatware Set
If you're off to a picnic, or just didn't get around to doing the dishes, you'll be glad you have this set of whimsical just-in-case forks on hand. Available at poketo.com, $20.
Restoration Hardware Outdoor Floor Pillow
With an extra floor pillow or two handy, you’ll never have to worry about keeping guests at ease. The weather-resistant cushions are woven in a classic linen that makes them look just as lovely indoors as they do out. Available at restorationhardware.com, $150.
Threshold Melamine Serving Tray
From kitchen to backyard to living room floor, this cheerfully understated melamine tray makes your feast moveable. Available at target.com, $12.99.
Nordal Bamboo Cups
Feel free to use a heavy pour when mixing cocktails in these eco-friendly tumblers — their bamboo construction makes them virtually unbreakable. Available at dwr.com, $32.30 for four.
Stripped Hammock Chair
Swing this relaxation station under a tree or on the the veranda for as long as the weather allows. In the off-season, let it hangout indoors — it’s the perfect place for you to hibernate for winter. Available at shopterrain.com, $198.
Jill Fenichell Melamine Plates
No matter the season, these melamine plates, featuring artist Jill Fenichell's true-to-life, hand-drawn illustrations, are always in style. Available at shopterrain.com, $12-$20.
Finell Grip Band Serving Trap
Form met function: nine months later, a mod, powder-coated aluminum serving tray that holds onto its passengers with silicone bands, was born. Available at finnel.co, $295.
Revolution Design House Campfire Candle
No logs? No campsite? No problem. Light things up with a playful campfire candle that’s hand-cast in Portland. And during the winter, keep the fire going indoors. Available at revolutiondesignhouse.com, $18.
Normann Copenhagen Geo Vacuum Flask
Nothing’s too hot to handle or too cold to hold for this minimally designed thermos from one of Denmark's neatest design labels. Available at aplusrstore.com, $90.
Wood and Leather Camp Stool
This portable leather perch makes a great spot for you to sit and tell stories by the fire. Indoors, use it a side table to stack a few of your current reads. Available at kaufmann-mercantile.com, $169.
Fermob Folding Table
When your friends bring their friends to your small gathering, don’t sweat it. So long as you have plenty of food, booze, and a foldable table stashed in the closet or on the patio, of course. Available at shoppigment.com, $488.