We all love a long weekend, particularly when the weather is starting to warm up! The Melbourne Cup Long Weekend is the perfect time to entertain friends and family with a good old-fashioned BBQ. We've outlined exactly what you need to ensure a successful and relaxing day for everyone, including the host.
As the weather heats up, so do our social lives! The warmer weather and longer days mean that it’s the perfect time to entertain friends and family outside. Creating a desirable space outdoors doesn’t have to be hard work. We’ve got some great ideas to help you create a space worth of entertaining this spring!
Spring has sprung! The sun is out, the birds are chirping and most of us want to make the most of the weather as it starts to heat up. It's also a time of year when we typically tend to entertain friends and family more due to large sporting events like the football finals and the spring racing carnival.
From humble beginnings selling outdoor furniture out of a temporary space at the Melbourne Showgrounds in the 90s, to the current day market leading destination store, Remarkable Furniture is about to undertake its biggest transformation with the expansion to 4 stores across 3 states.
Contrary to long-held belief, child-friendly outdoor styling is entirely achievable. In fact, the whole point of having a comfortable, inviting and cosy outdoor space is so the whole family can enjoy it. The key is in combining durability with functionality, while ensuring you maintain your creative flair.
All good outdoor styling guides should encompass how to work in and embrace geometry and patterns. Often, there are already an array of shapes, lines, and forms to work within an outdoor environment, with it being a matter of introducing carefully considered furniture and décor to simply enhance it.
If you’re on the lookout for outdoor chairs, chances are you might feel overwhelmed with the array of choices available. Where to begin? Do you opt for deep seating? A low back? Wicker? Aluminium? Merbau? Or do you mix it up with a combination of outdoor chairs as well as benches?
Autumn is well and truly here, which means Winter will be here before we know it – the season for hibernation, movie nights spent in, warm slow cooked dinners, and mulled wine. But if you’ve been embracing a summery vibe with your décor’s colour scheme, it might be time to change things up to suit the cooler months.
We Melburnians like to think we’re pretty stylish. Ask any one of us and we’ll tell you that we decorate our homes with both thought and ease, we pull together our outfits swiftly and creatively, even in Melbourne’s Winter, we still manage to inject style into our layers.
While good quality outdoor furniture is designed and built to endure, there are a few simple ways of maintaining and caring for it so it stays clean, looks better, and lasts longer. Most of us have put a lot of thought and investment into our outdoor pieces, so to know that there are a few very gentle measures you can do to give them more longevity, brings great peace of mind.