How to Maximize Small Space with Patio Furniture

By May 8th, 2018

Patio Furniture

You may not have a large, lush yard but it doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the outdoors. If you live in a smaller home, like a condo or a townhouse, outdoor space for relaxing or entertaining is limited. However, there are many ways you can be creative and maximize your outdoor area, no matter how small. Here are five excellent options for using patio furniture to help you create an outdoor area that you won’t want to leave.

1. Use a Shade Sail

To create an atmosphere that is enjoyable on those hot summer days, you need outdoor shade. A shade sail is an excellent option to hang above your small patio to provide the shade you need, and it does not take up any valuable floor space. Plus, you can purchase shade sails in a variety of sizes, colours, and designs, helping you add a little flair and style to your patio with very little work.

2. Small Bistro Sets

A small outdoor bistro set is perfect for a spring brunch or enjoying an evening dessert. This delightful type of furniture can add style and functionality to any area without wasting space. Bistro sets are available in various styles, materials, and colours, helping you create a comfortable and intimate dining area, even in the smallest spaces. These sets can also function as your main dining set on a small porch or a patio or they can accent larger seating arrangements or outdoor areas.

3. Choose Versatile Seating Options

Seating is vital to creating the ultimate outdoor space, but finding patio chairs that don’t overtake small areas can be a challenge. Consider using small stools or even poufs on your patio. These items are small and functional, plus they are easy to store. Look for a variety of designs and colours to match the latest outdoor trends and your current furniture décor.

4. Utilize Modular Furniture Sets

Modular outdoor furniture is the perfect answer for those odd and unusually shaped areas. These comfortable and stylish pieces of furniture allow you to create a functional space with ample seating that you can’t get from standard outdoor furniture.

5. Consider Hybrid Sets

Hybrid furniture is the answer if you are looking for the perfect place to relax and have dinner with loved ones and friends. Hybrid furniture sets are items that will convert from one function to another. For example, you may transform items like benches and a small table into a comfortable chair and ottoman without additional items. These furniture sets allow you to enjoy a great meal and relax with drinks in hand, without pulling out any additional furniture.

Maximizing your outdoor space can be simple with the right furniture and accessories. Visit your local TERRA Greenhouse location to browse their wide selection of patio products and to receive inspiration and expert advice on how to create the perfect outdoor area, no matter the size.


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