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Light my fire
Danish designer Christian Bjørn modeled these porcelain oil lamps after lighthouses along the Scandinavian coast. The oil burner resists high-velocity winds to keep the flame burning strong; the unique design allows you to add oil without dismantling the lamp. $85
bluecashew Kitchen Pharmacy, Rhinebeck
Feathered friends find a home in this hand-crafted birdhouse, which has a front door, side porch, and even a picnic table. Mount it on a four-by-four-foot post, or hang it from a tree for hours of bird-watching. $80
Birdhouse Brokerage, Wallkill. 845-895-1316;
Dine in style
Keep cool under this traditional but elegant pergola. The 10-foot-square structure works well on a patio or by the pool. The cedar stain and superior posts (they have wider bottoms) add to the sophisticated look. $1,779-$2,034
Bayhorse Gazebos & Barns, Red Hook. 845-758-1054; www.bayhorse.com
Add some Zen to your picnic table with this colorful, Asian-inspired umbrella. The waterproof canvas opens using a simple pulley system for easy assembly. $199.95
Pier 1 Imports, various locations. www.pier1.com
Although these metallic hummingbirds don’t hum, they do produce a sweet melody when they flutter in the spring breeze. $27.45
Woodstock Chimes, Woodstock.
This decorative pot by Jamieson
Stoneworks is constructed of several different sized stones, making it a
funky decoration for the patio. $245-$545
Ned Kelly & Company, Piermont.