An annual phenomenon is in full force at this time as the weather warms and time spent in the perfect outdoor space is more pleasant. Clothing, activities and food choices ate all affected by the change in seasons. In order to have the best outdoor area to hang your hat, your garden and backyard may need some tweaking. There are many tricks that can be employed to make your outdoor space attractive and enjoyable. Continue Reading
Patio Design In Tuscan Style – Tuscan style is one of the most popular trends on the market today. Not only does it reflect elements of an old-world style, but also embraces nature with its rich colors and aesthetics. Additionally, it’s much easier to achieve and more cost-effective than many other design styles. In the home, the patio is an extension of the living space which is often misused. Filled with toys, boxes, yard tools, or whatever, it is often the least appealing and least used area you have, but this does not have to be the case and it can still provide you with the storage you need for outdoor supplies and equipment. Continue Reading
Decorating Your Terrace Space – A common excuse is that the terrace is just a few square feet, so why bother with it? This sort of attitude deprives you of a very comfortable summer addition to your home. Without going to a lot of trouble or spending a small fortune, you can transform and decorate your terrace into a lovely lounge space where you can soak up the spring and summer sun, enjoy a bit of time outside of the house, and relax of an evening.
To make the most of your terrace space, you will want to keep the following factors in mind… Continue Reading
Make A Sunny Nook In Your Garden – If you have a deck, it will easier to access than the garden in the winter, as there will not be so much mess from leaves. If you have no deck, but a walk out garden area that is not concreted or paved, you may want to think of flooring a small area. A walk out area is pleasant in the summer, but if left unpaved, it can get very muddy in the winter.
Choice and circumstance dictate, but you would need an area at least 6 foot by 6 foot. Once you have this area flattened and covered with a thin layer of fine sand, then you can either lay flat paving slabs or wooden planks, on cross joists.
Outdoor Design Ideas In Luxury Homes – The trend in luxury home building is to help create livable spaces on the exterior as well as the interior of the home. The selective luxury home buyer may be looking at a home for outdoor as well as indoor qualities and features. Even if these features are not included in the home at the time of purchase, the luxury home buyer may still be able to have them, provided the right amount and type of space is available. Here are some popular outdoor features of new and existing luxury homes:
Create An Unique Rustic Garden Using Found Objects – Decorating your garden in a rustic style is very fun and creative. When you are creating a rustic or cottage garden the design is only limited by your imagination. You can easily use found objects in your garden and have them look great. You can also pick up old and antique garden objects and give them a new home.