Creating Your Outdoor Retreat
These amazing changes and small projects will help convert your backyard space into your own personal oasis for summer! Not only will you love the difference but also so will your friends and family.
Create a Living Room Outdoors
Try arranging your outdoor furniture the same way you would in a living room. This will encourage use of your patio furniture for good conversation and relaxation. Use comfortable cushions and pillows. Do these few tips and your outdoor space could easily become your favourite “room” in the house. Notice the use a rug to help pull all your seating together.
*photo credit goes to homebunch.com
Big Changes From a Little Fabric
Add a little excitement to your patio furniture by adding pops of bright colours with your cushions and pillows. A nice lime green is always a good choice, and switch to warmer oranges and reds for when the weather starts to cool down. The bright white accent on our dark Lovett sectional makes everything standout just that much more!
There’s something about having a nice stone pathway included in your outdoor space, and believe it or not, they are very easy to do. Forget the mortar and just smooth out your area, lay down a thick layer of river rocks, and select your flagstone you’d wish to lay down. There you have it, simple, yet elegant.
*photo credit goes to myhomeideas.com
From purchased lamps and hanging lights to candles in a mason jar, any form of light at night adds increased use for your outdoor oasis. The light makes a welcoming environment for nightly entertainment and everybody notice the beauty behind accenting your furniture with subtle light.
*photo credit goes to hgtv.com