Add a little style to your outdoor area for summer 2011

Do you want to know how to make your outdoor area look picture perfect this summer, including advice on the best garden furniture for any space? Well never fear, Lazy Susan is here to help you add a little style and character to a basic lawned or paved patio area. 

Stephanie 6 Seater Rattan Wicker Garden Table

The most important thing to remember when designing your outdoor living space is to blend the look and feel of your home’s interior into the exterior. Choose a garden style that complements the style of your home and integrate the same colour scheme, furniture style, and even add similar outdoor accessories. 

Another way to define the unity between the inside of your home and your backyard landscape design is to connect the two with entrance ways. A kitchen doorway may provide access to a sunny terrace with a fresh herb garden or the dining room could extend to an outdoor eating area. Consider connecting your bedroom to a romantic, fragrant flower garden.

Creating an outdoor room can be as simple or as complicated as your home, budget, and taste allows. It is important to remember that your garden is an extension of your home and should reflect a similar style and appearance.

Just like the inside of your home, your garden too should have designated areas for the many different things you do in it. Think of the garden in zones. From play area to lawn, and the outdoor room is just another zone.

Decorate your outdoor rooms just like you would the interior of your home, with comfy patio furniture, weatherproof accessories, and integrate the same overall colour scheme. Let it seamlessly flow with the rest of the home.

Creating indoor comfort with garden accessories

The typical modern garden landscape design truly reflects the comforts and beauty of luxurious indoor living right in the natural elements of the outdoors. There are a number of accessories designed to resist rain, sun, and other weather conditions that are traditionally found on the interior of the home.

Good lighting is the key

Just like indoors, lighting options are a great way to create the right ambiance and atmosphere in your outdoor rooms. The romantic flicker of candles is a backyard landscape design favorite, but there are several other possibilities to consider as well.

Outdoor warmth for cooler British evenings

If you enjoy being outdoors, maybe you would like to enjoy nights outside sitting by the fire. The great news is that with outdoor fireplaces and pits, it’s very easy to create your own fireplace, making a great accessory for the outdoors that you will no doubt enjoy over and over again.

Introduce some outdoor rugs

Most people think of an outdoor rug as being the basic mat used in front of most entrances. There are a lot more styles of rugs available than the basic welcome mat design. You can even now find long outdoor rugs that can be used as stair runners for stone steps.

A garden isn’t complete without good garden furniture

The right garden furniture can add a touch of class and distinction to your patio, deck or outdoor living area, and they are available in many different designs and styles.

A lot of people think their outdoor deck or patio is the best place to get some rest and relaxation after a long, hard day. Others like to eat on their patio so they can enjoy the natural beauty of the outdoors. 

People often use their outdoor space to entertain friends and family, whether it’s for lunch, dinner or breakfast. Some of these people use folding trays to eat on together with their existing patio furniture, but most go the extra distance and purchase one of the very nice patio dining sets that are available from places like Lazy Susan.

Finish it all with carefully chosen garden accessories

Accessories add the finishing touch to any living space, whether indoors or out. A few simple tips will make an outdoor space cozy and inviting. Once a deck or patio has been constructed and furnished, the real fun begins.

For me, the best gardens allow you and your family to enjoy the beauty of nature and your favorite outdoor activities, while adding function and value to your property.

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