You thought you were just going shopping, why would you need a wrench set?
With so many people these days choosing to live in urban areas, like the newly rejuvenated downtown Los Angeles or San Diego or because some are choosing a townhome/condo over a large house that may have considerable upkeep, and especially if you like to travel, balconies are becoming a valuable outdoor living space. For some reason the "internet" decorating websites want you to put a tiny cafe table with two tall chairs on a small balcony, but I was on a mission to make an outdoor sanctuary.
Previously, I had two tall wrought iron chairs, and a tall square glass topped table and several plants as well as a barbecue on my townhome balcony. Guests went out on the deck to see the ocean view but no one lingered there or sat in the chairs. One day after spending the afternoon in a backyard that fronted a golf course with a vineyard, fruit trees and beautiful deck, I returned home and realized I needed an