Spring is the ideal time to spruce up and spend a few extra hours outside. From serving glasses to comfortable seating and décor elements, METRO has found a few pieces to create a backyard paradise.


Dine Al Fresco
These slipcovered chairs from Lee industries are designed for outdoors with the comfort of indoor upholstery and the durability of outdoor fabric. Available in hundreds of colors and fabrics. $1,600 – $2,263.
Available at Casa Nova, www.facebook.com/CasaNovaTampa.


Pitch The Perfect Party
Bits of molten glass speckle aqua-toned confetti on the party-seeking margarita glass made of recycled glass. Party-sized glasses serve up margaritas and other frosty summer drinks.
Rue Aqua Cocktail Glass – $13.
Rue Aqua Margaritas – $13.
Rue Aqua Pitcher – $30. Rue Aqua Blue
Double Old-Fashioned Glass – $7.
Available at Crate & Barrel, www.crateandbarrel.com.

Creature Comfort
Create a haven for relaxation in your outdoor space with this comfortable daybed. $1,299.
Available at Pottery Barn, www.potterybarn.com.


Hidden Storage
Dressed in Hombre Plum leather, the Tulip Chair creates folds that Handsome multitasker as a storage bin to hold towels, goggles & more, with a side table to use as a tray to recharge your electronics. $129.
Available at Pottery Barn, www.potterybarn.com.



Form & Function
Extra seating can easily be added with this ceramic Loz Stool with white glazed top and black bottom. $370.
Available at Clayton Gray Home, www.ClaytonGrayHome.com.



Blooming Plants
A concrete planter is just right to add a burst of color or greenery to an outside space. $1,200.
Available at Clayton Gray Home, www.ClaytonGrayHome.com.









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