Warmer weather, longer days, and more relaxed schedules mean more time with friends and family and to enjoy the outdoors. Take the time to turn your
outdoor area into an extension of your home to make your guests feel welcomed and encourage more outdoor memories with your family. Here are some easy
ways to make your outdoor space feel like an outdoor retreat.
Add Outdoor Fabric and Materials
Today there are several options to choose from in terms of fabrics and materials that are suitable for the outdoors. Add outdoor cushions and pillows to
patio furniture to make them feel more cozy and comfortable. Consider adding an outdoor rug to define the space and bring a pop of color to the seating
area. Over sized floor pillows made with outdoor fabrics to add a sense of casual living.
Outdoor potted plants bring a sense of tranquility and beauty to outdoor living spaces. The great thing about potted plants is that you can still maintain
organization and order without worrying about excess dirt or weeds in the seating area. Bring elements that you would have in your indoor living space
outdoors with candles housed in candle holders specifically created to stand up to the outdoor elements.
Lighting is a great way to not only bring ambiance to your space but it serves practical purposes as well.
Fire pits provide a warm glow during evening get togethers and talks. You can take to child hood past times and roast marshmallows as you share laughter
with you friends and family in front of the fire.
Heat lamps are a great way to provide general comfortable temperatures whenever the evenings might end up feeling colder.
Task lighting practical lighting to provide safety and function but it can still be beautiful and play into your overall design for your outdoor space.
Hopefully these ideas will help you design an outdoor living space that can create fond memories for years to come.Great outdoor living spaces start with
a great foundation and construction.
If you are looking to remodel or build your dream outdoor living space contact Carrington Homes today.