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Learn how to decorate outdoor spaces like a pro with tips and techniques from our step-by-step How To guides.

  • How to Install the High Gate Rubber Tree Ring from Ballard Designs

    How to Install the Highgate Tree Guard

    If you’ve been to Paris, you’ve probably noticed the protective cast iron grates that encircle the trees on sidewalks. We’ve always admired the pretty…

  • How to hang string lights in your yard

    How to Hang String Lights

    The inviting glow of our vintage string lights can make any outdoor gathering all the more magical. And when you leave them up year-round, you’re…

  • How to measure for replacement cushions

    Measuring Outdoor Cushions

    If you’re interested in ordering replacement cushions, it’s important to get an accurate measurement before you order to ensure you receive the proper cushions…

  • Outdoor spring cleaning checklist

    Outdoor Spring Cleaning Checklist

    So much attention is paid to indoor spring cleaning, but what about the outside? Our home’s exterior and outdoor spaces need just as much…

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    How to Care for Sunbrella Fabrics

    The Style Studio Team has received quite a few inquiries on the care of Sunbrella fabric. Our customers are now using Sunbrella fabric for indoor decorating. They are having their sofas, chairs and pillows covered in the durable and lasting fabric. We thought it was a good time to post Sunbrella’s Care Guide to help our Ballard customers keep their furniture looking fresh and new.

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    How To Care For Your Outdoor Furniture

    One of the most important elements to creating an enjoyable outdoor living experience is comfortable and attractive furniture. You’re more likely to spend quality…