During the summer, your outdoor space is the heart of your home. People want to be there in order to enjoy the weather and good vibes that come with the summer. You, too, can be the envy of the neighborhood and a little creativity can take you a long way. Give your outdoor living space a summer upgrade and make it stand out with these five ideas to help transform your outdoor space into a Summer wonderland.
1. Get a Fire Bowl For Your Outdoor Living Space
A fire bowl is a great way to jazz up your outdoor living space. It adds a flare of majesty to the setting. A fire bowl is a great way to turn your patio or porch into a backyard paradise. It’s perfect to gather around at night and roast s’mores over. You can even use the fire bowl as a gathering space on cool nights. Your fire bowl can even be therapeutic as sitting by the fire has been associated with stress relief.
2. Matching Furniture
Do you want to take your patio to the next level? Color-coordinate your patio furniture. Don’t settle for any ordinary patio furniture. Go for furniture that is rich in color and comes in a variety of shapes. By using color coordination for your patio, you’re creating a theme that will last every Summer. People will remember your outdoor living space based on how colorful and well-organized it is.
If you need help with choosing colors, study the psychology of color and how color influences the mind. You’ll be surprised by the feelings a simple color choice can evoke.
3. Mood Lighting
Lighten up your life with some clever lighting. Incorporating lights into outdoor living spaces makes them seem more magical and welcoming. You can play with lighting to influence the mood of your guests. Feel free to experiment with different colors and shades of lights. Make sure your patio has an outlet where you can easily plug the lights in. Some people like solid gold lights while others like flashy, vibrant-colored lights. For the best results, color-coordinate your lights with your furniture.
4. Grow Greenery
One of the best outdoor patio ideas ever had was the decision to grow plants and vines. Adding a touch of greenery to your patio gives you a taste of nature. It’s especially nice to enjoy on sunny days. Incorporate ivy and other clinging plants into your patio. You’ll find that they add a touch of sophistication to your patio.
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5. Create Shade
After months of cold weather and being stuck indoors, it’s nice to be able to get out and soak up some sun and vitamin D. However, too much sun can be damaging to your skin. And, while throwing a backyard party in the midst of Summer is great, no one wants to bake in the hot sun for hours. A pergola, patio cover, or retractable awning is a great way to create some shade and give yourself, your family, and your guests a place to get away from the heat.
Your Summer is Counting On You
Jazz up your outdoor living space with these five ideas. Doing so will enhance your entire Summer experience. There’s a world of potential hiding in your outdoor space, make it come to life now.
Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you to turn your outdoor living area into a masterpiece.