Having a stylish outdoor space is a luxury for most people living in the city; however, even a small outdoor space can be transformed into a stylish and inviting outdoor area for you to entertain guests and relax. If designing an outdoor space is not your thing but you would like to revamp or spruce up your outdoor dwellings, here are a few tips and pointers to help you create a really stylish backyard or front yard space to enjoy with your family and friends.
When designing your outdoor space, think about your house or apartment, does your home have a specific style or theme? If your home does have a specific style or theme, focus on bringing the indoors outdoors. If you prefer minimal style, opt for minimal, modern furniture for your outdoor space. Small space? No problem! A fixed wall bench is perfect for a small space, it’s attached to the wall therefore, you have more space to work with. If you do have enough space, purchase a three-piece garden furniture set that will work well.
Wooden furniture is stylish and classic however, you could also choose plastic furniture which is modern and functional, easy to clean and maintain.
Accessories provide your outdoor space with some extra personality, choose ornaments, vases, trinkets and lighting to complement the look and feel of your outdoor space. Install inbuilt floor lighting or spotlights. Lanterns, lamps and electronic candle lighting are also great options.
Good quality flooring is key, there are many options available to you when it comes to outdoor flooring. You can choose wood cladding, artificial grass turf or real grass, patio flooring or outdoor polished concrete. There are lots of options to choose from, decide on what type of flooring you want based on your overall theme and style.
Plants are essential additions to an outdoor space. Potted plants, fresh flowers and hanging basket plants are all perfect for the backyard or front yard.
When you think of art, you don’t think of adding art to your outdoor area; however, art can really enhance your outdoor space. Consider wooden, stone, marble or glass sculptures, ornaments and wall installations. You can also get creative and create your own Muriel or hire a professional graphic artist to create a large art piece for your wall.
Create a nice outdoor sheltered seating area for relaxation and entertainment. Add fairy lights, plants and art to your sheltered area. Comfortable seating, cushions and throws are perfect for al fresco dining and entertaining.
Spruce up your outdoor space with some or all of the ideas mentioned in this article. There are no hard and fast rules when it comes to designing your outdoor space, get creative, inject your personality into it and make use of original features that already exist. Add accessories, outdoor art, comfortable seating, atmospheric lighting, stylish and high-quality flooring, plants and other items to create the perfect space for you to relax and entertain.