This simple and ingenious outdoor room (also designed by Whiteley) uses a frame of pvc pipe set into pvc sleeves pounded into the ground to define a sitting area. The curtain fabric is weather-resistant Sunbrella fabric.
butcher block counter tops- We used to have one of these in the Dutch Colonial house I grew up in. Real butcher block counter top with cut out for trash underneath. As kids, we thought it was so cool to have it!