Tuesday, 24 May 2016

10 Ways to enhance your outdoor decor

A beautiful outdoor space to relax and unwind can be a big asset to your house. Besides facilities of lounging, entertaining, and pampering taste buds, the pleasant setting would be another factor that would add to the market price of your house. 

Listed below are a few home decor ideas that can help transform any outdoor area into a scenic treat. Also, do not feel overwhelmed by the size of the area: you can easily beautify your backyard on a budget.

Choose a palette

It is always a good idea to start by picking out a color palette to incorporate into your new outdoor decor. It would be great for you to lean toward neutral sand tones or bright whites, as they contribute to an overall tranquil feeling. 

Add a tropical touch

If you love the beach, you can add a dash of tropical style to the backyard. There are so many things that you can do. You can pot a tropical plant or integrate a little palm tree decal close to your lounge chair and have tropical print cushions. The ambiance will translate into relaxation. Also, do not forget to add a pink flamingo!

Put up a fence

Putting up a fence will not only create privacy from neighbors, it will also help protect other parts of the house. A fence is a great add-on for urban spaces to create a sense of comfortable quarters, while entertaining guests.

Daybed

Lounging is top priority in an outdoor space. Apart from a hammock, you can buy or build a lush day bed to spend your time relaxing in fresh air. Decorate it with floral prints and have plush pillows and cushions for greater comfort. Also, have a side table with interesting coffee table books to browse.

Dining alfresco

It is best to choose weather-resistant furniture for dining alfresco. Make sure you choose a solid base for the table, and buy good quality coverings to protect your furniture. There are a myriad of showpieces that you can have in the area, to give it a more decorative look.

Floor pillows

Poufs and floor pillows can help create extra seating in a lounge area. It will also add a Bohemian feel to the outdoor space. Floor pillows make a great add-on for both country and urban homes. Poufs can also serve as great serving spaces. 

Mix and match chairs

You can add personality and creativity to your outdoor space by mixing benches with mix and match chairs. In fact, the chairs can also be of different colors. 

Rugs

Whether you use them inside or outside, rugs do look beautiful. You can buy a range of shades and textures online, or by visiting a decor store. However, just remember to take the rugs inside home, if there are any chances of rain.

There is so much you can do to add personality and beauty to your outdoor space. If you find it hard to choose an appropriate design, it is best to leave the job to a professional. Hire a landscaping expert of repute to do the designing for you.