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BRINGING THE OUTDOORS “IN” FOR FALL

I am always surprised when people say they start to feel anxious or sad as summer starts to wind down. Sure, the days start to get shorter and cooler but I say “embrace the change of seasons”! Every season has an opportunity to create something new and refresh something old. At Portico Indoor & Outdoor Living we are all about bringing the “Indoors out, and the Outdoors in”, so try thinking what are your favourite things about the outdoors and translate that to your interior spaces.Do you have a Sunroom, Breakfast Room or Screened Porch? If you do, why not consider a Chair Hammock in bright vibrant colours and patterns that remind you of the Garden or Lake? Moving entirely...

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FINE TUNING YOUR OUTDOOR SPACE

For most, a must in a well-rounded outdoor space is a great Dining Set. A stylish table with comfortable chairs welcomes friends and family to share food and drink, and to linger over long stories and bad jokes! So often it is times like these that are the most cherished and coveted.Modern Adirondack Chairs with self storing ottomans allow you to kick back, relax, and watch the world float by in slow motion.Chair Hammocks tucked away in a quiet corner allow you to sit up and read (or enjoy a cocktail), or recline and watch the clouds or stars go by provide an escape to even the most stressed.Water Features bubbling away can create the white noise to block out...

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WANTS VS NEEDS

Is Portico Indoor & Outdoor Living a boutique for "wants" or "needs"?When people ask me to describe what types of products portico carries, I tell them that we carry indoor furniture, outdoor furniture, gardening items, home decor, botanicals, giftware, artwork, water features and so on. I also tell them that I have a strong focus on carrying products that are made from reclaimed, recycled, and sustainable materials whenever possible. Goods that benefit charitable causes and are free trade are also something near and dear to my heart; I try to do what I can to be a good global citizen. Pretty much everything has some type of connection to the outdoors in one way or another. Although customers embrace my...

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