Sunny days, clear blue skies and pleasant temperatures are luring you outside. It is time for you to rethink how your outdoor area should look and feel if you are planning to do things like partying, dinning or lounging in the open. Work with whatever you have if you are on a tight budget. Making use of every square inch can go a long way if you are short on space. Following are some exceptional outdoor décor ideas that will work well with everything ranging from patios to terraces and yards.
Use colorful accents if you want to make your outdoor space fun and exciting. Using vibrant colors (fuchsia, tangerine) for cushions will impart a bold look to your terrace giving it a much needed upgrade. Similarly you can also use modern prints such as eye-popping florals, stripes or Ikat dyed patterns for the same purpose.
It is a great idea to re-imagine a room without walls if you have a large outdoor space. You can create a cozy casual seating area by surrounding a fire pit with comfortable outdoor furniture. Put up a patio umbrella near a wicker sofa for a charming outdoor lounge area.
A tall wooden fence will enclose an urban outdoor space quite brilliantly to help you achieve a sense of privacy. However, you have to determine how you are going to use this area before decorating it. For instance, you will need a grill and tables if you will be using the space for outdoor cooking and dining.
No matter the size of your outdoor space, you need to provide a variety of seating choices so that you don’t get bored with sitting in the same place all the time. Adding a porch swing or glider to a patio or deck is a great idea to add variety to your space. The soft rhythmic motion of swinging or rocking is also a very soothing way to enjoy a lazy summer day enjoying fresh air and sunshine.
Creating your own awnings if your outdoor space is devoid of any is one of the best outdoor décor ideas. You only need to have a white canopy to cover a remote and quaint area of your garden to make a splendid sitting area for your family and guests. However, always keep plenty of seating options such as cushioned benches and stackable stools so that you can accommodate as many people as possible.
A Hammock in the Garden:
Hanging a classic hammock between two trees in the garden will help you to create an intimate area for reading, lounging or simply zoning out. Jazz-up the hammock area with few hanging lanterns to make the area more enjoyable and fun.