Oilcloth and laminated cotton are great fabrics to decorate inside and out, especially if you have a busy household. It's so great to just wipe it clean! Not limited to the old nostalgic 50's patterns, there are many new bohemian patterns. A great source for oilcloth in the Austin area is El Interior. Online sources are etsy-laminated or etsy-oilcloth addict.
Aren't these outdoor chairs fabulous?! Taken directly from LINVIN.com: "The QUEEN OF LOVE was born from a simple idea, aiming to become a symbol of a positive and free way of being. It’s the armchair of the good mood. Imported from Italy, the Queen of Love arm chair is the modern and ironic revisiting of the Louis XV style. Made of polyethylene (eco-friendly) and weather resistant, this chair is perfect for indoor or outdoor use."
The organization Oceana is the world's largest marine conservation group. Ted Danson makes the point in his hopeful book that "of all the charitable giving in this country about 1% goes to the ocean, 99% to land-based charities. But when you look at the surface of the earth those numbers are almost reversed. This is why this book is so timely." He urged others to become e-activists so that they could tell their grandchildren that they did something about the endangered oceans.