Designing outdoor living spaces doesn’t have to be that difficult. In fact, by thinking of your patio as an extension of your home, you can create a comfortable, functional, and well-designed space. Here are a few tips for bringing the indoors outside.
Make the Area Well-Lit
Once it becomes dark, there is no reason you must head indoors. By installing plenty of light throughout the space, you can easily mingle and talk with one another, eat, read, etc. Additionally, there are many options when it comes to installing lights in your outdoor living spaces. You can consider installing string lights or include solar lights surrounding your patio area. You can purchase lighting accessories such as lamps and lanterns to brighten up the area as well.
Incorporate Plenty of Entertainment Accessories
If you want to create a space where your guests will stay longer, you should incorporate plenty of entertainment accessories. These can be simple additions such as adding a pizza oven or a bird feeder to watch the birds fly in and fire tables are a great option to create outdoor ambiance.
Don’t Rule Out the Décor
If you really want to make your patio an extension of your home, consider including some accessories. Artwork can be a simple way to create a homier feel to a space, along with area rugs. Covered outdoor living spaces can help you keep some of these decorations out of the harsh outdoor elements such as rain and the sun’s direct UV rays and keep your outdoor living space cooler.
Choose Comfortable Furniture
If you want to make your patio and other outdoor living areas a place where you and your guests want to be, you need to make it comfortable. Choose furniture items with soft cushions and breathable fabrics. Incorporate lots of pillows and even alternative seating options such as hammocks, loungers, hanging chairs, etc. Visit a local TERRA Greenhouse location to browse their wide selection of seating options.
For more ideas and inspiration on how to make your patio an extension of your home, stop by a local TERRA Greenhouse location today.