Warm sunny days and bright blue skies mean one thing: it’s time to turn our attention to the outside area of the home and take the party to the BACK (or to the terrace, or courtyard – anywhere really!)
And no matter whether you’re planning to entertain friends outside, or just enjoy the space yourself, it’s worth beautifying these surroundings.
If you’re like us, and believe that the whole home ought to be stylish and chic, then keep reading to learn some of the best ways to give your outdoor area the love it deserves.
Scroll through for outdoor area ideas & inspiration for any space:
Tip #1 – Pick a theme
If you really want to make the most of your outdoor space, it’s best to come up with a clear aesthetic theme – and stick to it! You need to utilise that theme throughout the outdoor space and into the home itself.
As part of this step, choosing a colour palette is very important, as it will help determine the everything from the outdoor furnishings to the types of plant life!
An easy way to create an outdoor area that you absolutely love is to imagine it as an extension of your indoor space. Adding similar patterns, material, textures and accent pieces such as throw cushions and feature lighting elevates the look while bringing the comfort of the living or dining room outdoors.
Which brings us to the next point.