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It’s Time for Outdoor Entertaining!

Do you love to entertain? You’ve probably been waiting for the weather to shine in your favor so you can host an intimate gathering or a swanky soirée outdoors. If your style tends to be more casual, you’ll love these laid-back patio decorating ideas. Let the outdoor entertaining begin!

Click here for a wide range of outdoor decor, from furniture and entertaining essentials to wall art.

1. Patio dining furniture
Whether you’re serving up a light brunch or delectable island-inspired fare, attractive patio dining furniture will only enhance the ambience. The durable aluminum frames on these outdoor furnishings have a faux bamboo finish, while oak slats complement the design.

2. Outdoor area rug
A lively outdoor rug can brighten your entire patio. This dazzling hooked rug boasts an array of tropical blossoms in warm and cool tones.

3. Outdoor chair cushions
You want your guests to feel comfortable, so don’t forget the outdoor chair cushions. These chair pads are perfect for outdoor settings due to their mildew-, weather-, and stain-resistant properties.

4. Outdoor curtains
If the sun is spending too much time at your outdoor gathering, create your own little haven with outdoor curtain panels. The fade-, stain-, and water-resistant panels below have hook and loop tabs.

Mandalay Patio Dining Furniture Four Seasons Outdoor Rugs
Rave Outdoor Chair Cushions Matine Outdoor Curtains

Fabulous Updates to Your Outdoor Entryway

April has tiptoed into May, and it’s a great time for you to make sure your outdoor entryway is as beautiful and welcoming as it can be. If your doormat is looking a little worn, or your address plaque has seen better days, these fabulous entryway updates are just what you need!

Click here to view a variety of entryway decorating ideas, including the items featured below.

1. Outdoor stair treads
Increase traction on your porch steps while adding decorative appeal with stair treads. Made from recycled rubber, these stair treads have the look of pebbles and stones.

2. House number address wall plaque
Display your house numbers in style! This elegant wall plaque from JasonW Studios® is almost like a work of outdoor art with its rich finishes and precision-cut scrolling designs.

3. Cheery welcome mat
Winter might have taken a toll on your current welcome mat, so why not look for a new favorite? This recycled rubber doormat features a vibrant floral design that’s ideal for spring and summer.

4. Decorative planter
Let your spring blossoms beam back at you from an attractive planter. This indoor/outdoor accent has a rustic brown finish for an aged appearance and a classical design of scrolls and fleurs.

Patio Stone Outdoor Stair Treads LaRoyal House Number Address Plaque
Charmed Floral Welcome Mat Flaviana Outdoor Planter

Your Winter Solution! WaterGuard Boot Trays and Mats

It might be a wintry mess outside, but that doesn’t mean you have to track the snow and mud all over your house! The WaterGuard Boot Trays and Mats are your winter solution for the interior and exterior of your home. Made in the USA, these mats are mold-, mildew-, and rot-resistant and have a slip-resistant rubber backing. All WaterGuard mats except the stair treads have a Waterdam border that helps to keep dirt and water on the mats and off your floors.

Available in rectangle, slice, and scalloped shapes, the WaterGuard doormat is perfect for your front porch or interior entryway. Monogrammed and personalized WaterGuard doormats are available.

The WaterGuard boot trays are three feet wide, making them ideal for those wet boots, ice scrapers, brooms, and snow shovels. Place these boot tray mats in entryway, mudroom, and garage areas, and keep the winter muck out of the rest of your home.

Click here to view a variety of WaterGuard mats, including the ones shown here.

WaterGuard Welcome Mat WaterGuard Slice Mat
WaterGuard Boot Tray Mat WaterGuard Pineapple Boot Tray Mat

Everywear Indoor/Outdoor Rugs: Versatile Decorating Solutions

For those of you in the Northern Hemisphere, what is late spring like where you live? If May seems to skip by, joyously trailing a kite of warm weather behind her, consider yourself lucky! You’re likely darting in and out of the house, craving both the sweet comforts of home and the fresh paradise outside. With all that back and forth, you need area rugs that are suitable for all areas of the home. Enter the Everywear™ line from Trans-Ocean!

Everywear Rugs

These special, outdoor-ready rugs are UV-stabilized to minimize fading and can be hosed off for easy cleaning. Or, if you prefer, welcome them into the bustling entryways and rooms of your home.

Most of the Everywear™ rugs are designed by Liora Manné, and the selection includes a variety of designs, colors, shapes, and sizes. Choose coordinating rugs to create a cohesive look wherever you like, or select different designs to cultivate a unique feel in each area of the home! Follow winding scrolls, dance among dragonflies, or meander through a field of pretty poppies. You’re sure to find an Everywear™ rug that looks fabulous indoors or out.

Click here to view our entire selection of Everywear™ rugs.

Poppy Infusion Rectangle Rug Red Poppy Infusion Rectangle Rug Red

Earth Day Is Here! Go Green with Recycled Doormats and Stair Treads

Are you looking for eco-friendly, yet stylish outdoor decor? Whether you love the look of riverbed pebbles, scrolling medallions, or cheery sunflowers, there’s an outdoor mat for you. Made from recycled rubber, these environmentally-friendly doormats will be the welcoming touch your entryway needs. Click here to view our entire selection of recycled rubber doormats and stair treads, including the items featured below.

The Patio Stone Doormat and Stair Treads pair a pebbled design with faux stone rectangles. Not only are these outdoor mats constructed of recycled rubber, but they’re also made in the USA for truly pleasing decor.

Patio Stone Stair Tread Patio Stone Doormat 111 x 211

If you want to be sure guests feel at home, spell out your welcome with one of these inviting doormats. These USA-made mats have polyester heat-transferred designs on a backing of recycled rubber. The Florals in Fall Welcome Mat draws you in with a collage of beautiful patterns, including flowers and medallions. Guests will be all abuzz over the Sunny Bees Sunflower Welcome Mat, which has a green polka-dot background.

Florals in Fall Welcome Mat Multi Earth 16 x 26 Sunny Bees Welcome Doormat Multi Earth 16 x 26

Bring Summer Style to Your Patio with Outdoor Rugs

As the days of cabin fever fade into memory, the welcome sunshine and balmy temperatures will entice you to spend more time outdoors. Sure, you’re ready with patio furniture, outdoor chair cushions, and perhaps even a pitcher of tangy-sweet lemonade to quench your thirst. What else could be keeping you from enjoying all that backyard bliss? An outdoor rug will provide your sandaled feet with a little extra padding and enliven your covered patio with summer-suitable designs. Fashion an island-inspired ambience or snorkel in the mysterious blue sea with these fun patio rugs.

Plunge into the ocean depths, even while you’re lounging on your covered patio, with the Underwater Coral/Starfish Outdoor Rugs. These hand-hooked rugs will bring your aquatic fantasy to life with blue-toned waves, coral, starfish, and sand dollars.

In the air, a dragonfly might be a rare sight, but underfoot, you can enjoy an entire field of them! Available in five color choices, the Summer Dragonfly Outdoor Rugs feature dragonflies surrounded by a loop border. Designed by Liora Manne, these charming patio rugs are part of the Everywear™ Indoor/Outdoor Collection.

Underwater Coral Starfish Rectangle Rug Blue Summer Dragonfly Rectangle Rug

Perhaps you’d prefer a beachy vibe on your covered patio. If so, get ready to rest your feet on the Palms Outdoor Rugs. Scattered palm designs decorate these mold- and mildew-resistant rugs, also a part of the Liora Manne Everywear™ Collection. Choose from five colorations to make a tropical impression in your laid-back outdoor haven.

Don’t forget an outdoor rug pad to provide extra cushioning and to help your patio rug stay in place. These outdoor rug pads are durable, as well as abrasion-, mold-, mildew-, and fade-resistant.

Palms Rectangle Rug Outdoor Rectangle Rug Pad

Step Forward! Doormats and Outdoor Mats for Your Entryway

Your outdoor entryway is one area of the home that’s sure to get plenty of traffic, yet it’s easy to neglect it. If your existing outdoor mat is looking a little frazzled, or if you have no doormat at all, it might be time to step up your decorating efforts. Beautify the entrance to your home with the help of outdoor mats and stair treads.

Coconut fiber mats give your outdoor entryway a touch of nature, all while providing a textured surface to scrape mud, slush, and dirt from your shoes. If you’re trying to cut down on the dirt tracked into your home, a fibrous coir mat is a great place to start!

Sundance Outdoor Slice Mat Beige

Monogrammed outdoor mats are a simple way to make your entryway your own. These personalized outdoor mats feature your family initial accompanied by simple pattern or design. A monogram mat also makes a unique housewarming gift, one that will get plenty of use.

Double Border Outdoor Mat Green

Recycled rubber outdoor mats typically feature a molded construction and a heat-transferred design. These charming doormats will remind you of a pebble-bottomed stream or a quaint cobbled road. Get ready for compliments from your guests, who will certainly take note of your elegant entryway mat.

If you have steps leading to your entrance, don’t forget outdoor stair treads to increase traction and aesthetic appeal. Select stair treads that complement the design of your outdoor mat for an attractive entryway area.

Patio Stone Stair Tread Patio Stone Doormat  111 x 211

Tuscany II Slice Doormat Moss 35 x 23 Tuscany II Stair Treads Moss 35 x 9