April 13, 2010

Outdoor Shaded Daybeds

Do you believe were an Egyptian queen in a previous life? Yea, me too. If so, you’ll feel quite regal, and right at home stretched out on a shaded outdoor daybed. lskjeowihilesrutnsve9rntulseoritunlseoritynleoityhneoit7nyoity;eoitn;ot8aynerityaeo;ithdelmar queen outdoor daybed rest hard
DELMARRESTHARDABOVEjfeoirtuw847yvw948e75pbw9er7tyvw9b8eryt98er7tbpv98rytuwlverutnb98iyrtryl9eytpnbyut This ultra luxurious trend in outdoor furniture would seem to be out of sync with the times.  But in fact, there are some good reasons to believe that outdoor daybeds will be around for a while. After all, we finally get it: Too much direct sun is not healthy, or compatible with a long term beauty regime.  Pass the self tanner! palmetto wicker daybed pot barn orleans daybed walmart  $268tuuci bali lounge PALMETTOPOTTBARNlieujo9nupnwv9riytuseriythbslnriytnvseytulise8rutnvliryvlhtjcmol85nuovwb98hvloeintvaohtks

You know a trend is here for real, when Walmart jumps on board, like with their Orleans Outdoor Daybed (above left) for $268!  I think you could do a lot better with the pillows by grazing from other suppliers, such as the pillows shown on the Pottery Barn Palmetto Wicker Daybed.  At $1999 the Palmetto is reasonably well priced, and very pretty!

The one below that, on the left is from the other end of the spectrum.  Tuuci makes truly top shelf, very luxurious resort quality outdoor furniture and hardware. Their Bali Lounge shown here in it’s fully draped and cushioned glory runs about $10,000.

Summer’s coming, and vacations for many have been curtailed. The resort-like luxury of a shaded daybed can make your staycation quite convincing:  Close your eyes, sip on your home made pina colada, and it’s almost like being in the Caribbean!

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Outdoor Cabana Daybed from www.homeinfatuation.com

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These  curved, ovular daybeds seem very urbane to me.  I’d love to sit on this one, while surrounded by a garden with modern sculptures. The Hamptons, perhaps?

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The Spartan Daybed from Restoration Hardware.

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Sydney Harbor YinYang Daybed from Front Gate.

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Get a good book, and a glass of iced tea (or something stronger) …and start relaxing the shade!

and HAVE FUN!

P.S.  I sat on this one last week at the High Point Furniture Market ( the Hallo from Kannoa) and had my Cleopatra moment!

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12 Comments »

  1. Definitely a lovely, lounge-y and manditory item for beside the pool! My favourite is the first daybed you’ve shown, but I’m also drawn to the organic nature of the wicker one from Iraya. Thanks for feeding my Cleopatra desires!!
    Victoria

    Comment by Victoria @ DesignTies — April 14, 2010 @ 10:13 PM

  2. Thanks, Victoria! Glad you enjoyed it. I just saw one more at the High Point Market this week, which I’m tacking onto to the end of the blog. I actually SAT on it, and had a true Cleopatra moment!! : )

    Cheers!
    Leona

    Comment by Leona Gaita — April 24, 2010 @ 10:50 AM

  3. It’s really well done! Respect to author.

    Comment by Plauplepern — April 27, 2010 @ 11:12 PM

  4. Thanks for the great post I was searching for information for a article im writing

    Comment by Adrian Rogal — May 5, 2010 @ 6:58 PM

  5. Nice article & variety of beds. If you want to see a really amazing one, with extra benefits & uses, check out http://www.floatingbed.com
    Lots of these installed in residences, and at hotels, spas and retreat centers too.
    Enjoy!
    -John

    Comment by John Huff — August 25, 2010 @ 3:20 AM

  6. outdoor furnitures should have a protective clear coat so that they would last longer:-`

    Comment by Inking Stamp : — October 29, 2010 @ 11:10 AM

  7. Hello There , you have a good blog here , keep it like this . Cheers

    Comment by Directb — January 12, 2011 @ 7:09 PM

  8. Wow, these daybeds look amazing. Especially that Spartan daybed :) . One of these in your garden and you don’t need to go on vacation anymore, the garden becomes the destination!

    Comment by Nathaniel — June 13, 2011 @ 7:49 AM

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    Comment by Milagros Alwang — September 8, 2011 @ 1:04 AM

  10. Never really thought about a daybed outdoors …..

    Comment by Doug — September 21, 2011 @ 4:58 PM

  11. Daybeds by the pool ! What a novel idea.

    Comment by Doug — October 2, 2011 @ 9:06 PM

  12. These outdoor shaded daybeds are really awesome. The designs are very beautiful. Your first sight of them make you feel like, wait a minute. You ask yourself, what is this? Let me take a close look. They are very cute how are they made? You will feel like lying on one for the rest of the day with a very nice weather in a garden of flowers.

    Comment by Edward Kra — October 24, 2011 @ 6:32 PM

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