• Tivoli iPal: Wireless, water-resistant, and rechargeable (up to 16 hours of play), this colorful cube speaker system sounds even better than it looks. Bickering over the playlist? Switch on the radio function. ($220; tivoliaudio.com)
  • The Sharper Image Movie Projector: Take your films alfresco with this projector. With the built-in volume control, pivoting stand, and illuminated control panel, you won't have to be an IT Club alumna to operate it. ($130; sharperimage.com)
  • River Rock Fire Bowl: Wilma Flintstone wishes she had one. Powered by an eco-friendly gel fuel, this stone fire pit is equal parts rustic-chic and modern flair. ($399 to $699; restorationhardware.com)
  • Garden Sun Patio Heater: When the temperature falls but the party's just getting going, this hammered gold propane heater provides a welcome 12-inch radius of warmth. ($171; target.com)

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