Is this area going to be an extension from your home? Does it flow from inside to outside and reversed? When searching online, imagine the space size, what style do I like. Will these items fit in my space comfortably and not be cramped. With all the various material available, one must do their homework. Wicker, resin /polyethylene plastic, metal, hardwood or softwoods. All important questions that you must answer about your new oasis.
Next, consider what type of outdoor cabinet you would like to have. Some outdoor storage cabinets are made of plastic. These types are generally waterproof, spacious, and have a number of useful features. Other outdoor storage cabinets are made of wood. These are often very spacious, relatively sturdy, but are not always waterproof, and may not be able to stand extreme weather conditions. If you are going for wooded outdoor cabinets, make sure to thoroughly seal the wood. Some storage cabinets are made of metal such as steel, combination metal, and aluminum.