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BestOfBoulder

All Backyard Fun Wins Best Outdoor Furniture Store in Boulder, Colorado

All Backyard Fun has won the Best of Boulder Award – BEST OUTDOOR FURNITURE STORE for the 2nd year in a row, whoop, whoop!

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The award is given to businesses in Boulder County as voted on by the people in our local community. This is a huge honor for us as we are located within a couple of miles of one of the largest outdoor furniture store in the nation and we have multiple outdoor furniture stores within a 5 mile radius of us.

We’d like to thank our local customers for driving off the beaten path to find us.

And thank our national & global customers for keeping us on our toes with their special shipping and outdoor climate questions 😉

We’d also like to thank to some of our awesome partners in kind Designing Fire Inc., Manufacturers of the Oriflamme Fire Tables, Ratana, NorthCape, American Fireglass and Desert Steel for helping to get our customer orders out efficiently!

We  and appreciate you all more than you know!

With Tremendous Gratitude,

The Team at All Backyard Fun

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4 Reasons to Buy Outdoor Patio Furniture From Specialty Stores

Your style is unique and personal, shouldn’t your outdoor patio furniture shopping experience be the same? We at All Backyard Fun take pride in being a small family owned business and outdoor living specialty store. While we have access to thousands of pieces of patio furniture from the leading manufacturers, as well as our brand, we also provide a full service personalized customer experience.

Barbados 9 piece set from AllBackyardFun.com

1. Durability – the reason the price tag is so high at a specialty store, such as All Backyard Fun, is because the furniture will last you for so many years that you’ll be buying a new sectional just because your current one is out of style!

2. Cushions – When you fish out the big bucks you’re also paying for comfort. Brand name furniture, sold at specialty stores, often offers plush yet firm cushions. The cushions are usually about 6”. If you buy from a box retailer, the cushions will usually be about 3”. At All Backyard Fun all of our cushions are made by Sunbrella and are UV & Mold Resistant. They can be power washed and with low maintenance will hold up beautifully for multiple seasons.

3. Warranty – Many brand name companies have over 10 years of warranty! If a company offers a long warranty policy, that means they believe in the quality of their product. Most box retailers offer products seasonally and leave you high and dry with a 1 year warranty and strict specifications.

4. Investing in Your Life – It may seem more cost effective to buy the cheap set today, but it won’t be a financially smart move in a year after you’ve spent hundreds on replacement costs, and will have to eventually buy a brand new set anyways.

BONUS: Benefit from a Personalized Experience – Call our All Backyard Fun Boulder, Colorado designer showroom at 1.800.451.2550 and you will speak to a live person who can support you with everything from choosing a fire pit table or patio set that will match with your pavers or decor and color palette. We can also help you find a speciality color fabric or replacement cushions to freshen up your existing outdoor patio set.

What Type of Furniture is Best For Your Climate

What Type of Outdoor Patio Furniture is Best for Your Climate?

As we enter the fall season, a common concern for homeowners is outdoor patio furniture that can sustains in various year round climates.

In Front Range Colorado, high winds coming off the mountains is common for local homeowners. But in the U.S. and overseas, All Backyard Fun often has customers asking questions like, “I live in a pretty windy area, is this chair going to blow away?” or “I live on the east coast and the summers are brutally humid, how will this material hold up in such a climate?” It’s true, different types of outdoor furniture will hold up in certain climates better than others. Here’s the best type of furniture to buy based on your climate.

HOT AND HUMID?

If you live in a hot and humid area, a great option to go with is cast aluminum patio furniture. This type of material is rust proof which won’t let the humidity take a toll, leaving you with years and years of use. In addition, cast aluminum furniture is best known for its elaborate and intricate styles, so you can have a quite an eloquent design. One of our favorite cast aluminum products is the Sonata High Back Dining Chair from Windward. The Sonata features a sophisticated rolled arm design, and has extra padding for extreme comfort!

Sonata Swivel Gliders

Sonata Swivel Gliders from Windward

WHERE THE WIND BLOWS?

If you live in a windy area, and you’re worried about your patio furniture blowing away, fear not! A good option for windy city dwellers is wrought iron furniture. This material is the heaviest type of patio furniture, so your wrought iron club chair will still be on your patio after the harsh spring summer, and winter storms. Wrought Iron makes for a very heavy and sturdy type of furniture, creating a durable and strong piece of furniture. The only caveat when choosing wrought iron furniture is you may need two people to move around the furniture. It’s heavy, which is why it won’t blow away in a serious storm. If you’re looking for a club chair to stand up against a storm while maintain a classy look take a look at the Venetia Club Chair by Paragon Casual. Its durable, has a beautiful design, and the deep seating allows for great relaxation!

Paragon Casual Venetia Spring Chair

Paragon Casual Venetia Spring Chair

CHILLING BY THE POOL?

Don’t think we forgot about you pool lovers! If you like to relax pool side, a great furniture option is sling aluminum. With sling aluminum, you get all the comfort and cushion of a normal fabric, but the sling aluminum dry’s much faster. When you get out of the pool and sit on a sling aluminum piece of furniture, you won’t have to worry about waiting hours for it to dry. It’s rust proof too! One of our popular items in this category is the Marine Grade Polymer High Back Swivel Rocker. It is padded for some serious comfort after swimming laps in the pool.

Marine Grade Polymer High Back Swivel Chair

Marine Grade Polymer High Back Swivel Chair

CLASSIC WICKER

If none of these options fit your needs, there is always the choice to go with a wood or wicker furniture set. Wicker and wood are appealing for its warm and timeless styles. What’s great about wood or wicker, is it will hold up nicely in any and all climates.  Wicker is always a classic choice that offers a beautiful modern look when it comes to outdoor furniture.

Though, if you’re in very dry areas like Arizona, wood furniture will require a bit more maintenance. Wood is very well known for its’ longevity and durability – just look at your grandma’s picnic table she’s probably had around since you were a baby! One of our favorite wicker collections is the Terrace Curved Sectional. It’s a fun, affordable design that differs from your basic L-sectional set.

Terrace Curved Sectional

Terrace Curved Sectional

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Unique Patio and Backyard Ideas

One of the most common requests we get at All Backyard Fun is, “how can make my patio/backyard look unique?”. There are a variety of ways that can transform you backyard into a inviting place with lots of personality, which are the best backyards I feel. We have a variety of unique and artisan products that will add personality your backyard or patio and we want to highlight a few of those here.

Desert Steel Blue Agave Torch

_DSC5036-EditDesert Steel makes all of their sculptures from galvanized, weathered or powder coated steel and is made to be outside in the elements. Their website says that they can handle virtually any environment too. These durable products are built to last, look beautiful, and definitely add to the personality of a backyard. If you have a southwest themed house/backyard, you’ll want to check these Blue Agave Torches out and have it be the next conversation piece at your next gathering.

Find it on our Amazon storefront 

Sangria Luster Fire Beads

sangria luster firebead fire glass_-3If you have an outdoor fire place or just want to add some color to vases, you have to check out our line of Sangria Luster fire beads. These 1/2″ beads are almost disc shaped and add a very vibrant maroon color to any environment. Use them in the bottom of flower vases or in an outdoor fireplace or fire bowl. You can find these fire beads here on our Amazon storefront. 

 All Backyard Fun Elements 42″ Torch

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The new Elements 42″ Torch (furthest right) is a brand new product that we are offering and now is your chance to get this beautiful and unique torch for your patio or backyard. These torches have a beautiful natural rust finish and feature smokeless & odorless Sunjel fuel canisters for fuel. You’ll love the reaction you’ll get with one or two of these lining your deck or walk way! Order through our Amazon storefront today. 

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All Backyard Fun at the Boulder Creek Festival

What a busy month May was! In a matter of weeks, we hosted a launch party with the Boulder Chamber of Commerce and we displayed a booth at the Boulder Creek Festival which sees more than 35,000 people visit over the course of three days! Whew!

Each year on Memorial Day weekend the city of Boulder hosts one of the best and most well known 10K races in the United States, the BolderBoulder as well as hosts a festival along the banks of the Boulder Creek. The aptly named Boulder Creek Festival runs Saturday-Monday and is an important event for the community of Boulder and its downtown neighborhood. The event features live music, a craft-beer garden, food courts, many many booths featuring everything from artisan woodworking, and clothing to crossfit and outdoor furniture.

This was our first year having a booth at the Boulder Creek Festival and we were thrilled to have the opportunity to introduce ourselves to the greater Boulder community with such a fun event. We saw heavy foot traffic all three days of the festival and got to chat with numerous people about Oriflamme fire tables and our lines of patio furniture. The weather was beautiful but stormy which worked in our favor as people were taking refuge from the rain and wind inside our tent. We even had one of the fire tables running for people to warm up next to!

We had so much fun introducing ourselves to Boulder and chatting with curious festival goers about our products, why we moved the business from Minnesota to Colorado, where we are located in Boulder, and the always popular “can I touch the glass?”.

We look forward to seeing you all again next year at the Boulder Creek Festival!

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Products featured here (R to L):

42″ Hammered Copper Fire Pit Table
Two (2) Marine Grade Polymer Deep Seating Chairs
45″ Desert Elegance Octogon Granite Fire Pit Table
38″ Savanna Stone Fire Pit Table
42″ Tropical Elegance Fire Pit Table
All Backyard Fun Hampton Curved Sectional (Two Piece)

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