Edna Fry Outdoor September 08th, 2018 - 16:57:01
Planning a retreat area really doesn't require a great deal of time, effort, or even money. In fact, you may already have everything you'll need. A comfortable place to sit, a source of light, and some basic amenities that support activities that you find to be relaxing are all you really need. To enhance the illusion of being outdoors, it can be fun to use patio furniture and other outdoor accents to create a look that's "almost" outdoors. If desired, you can also add a few decorative touches to make your retreat area a bit more appealing. For example, nature-themed metal wall art or a few live plants can be used to add some decorative appeal.
An outdoor area will look great in the evenings if you have candles at hand. Get several votive candles in glass jam jars or purchase some inexpensive tea light holders from your home improvement stores. These candles when hung and placed around the patio will create a romantic atmosphere for you and your loved ones. It will be a great place to just relax and enjoy each other's company.
When homeowners think about which outdoor decorative lighting will best suite their home, not many think of chrome fixtures. Chrome fixtures have thusly been reserved for modern interior design however it is still perfectly applicable to outdoor decorative lighting. In terms of maintenance, these types of lighting features are best because they are simple to clean and maintain. They can be selected with the perfect weather proof fittings so that being outside does not damage the fixture in any capacity. There is a wide variety of styles and colors, with a modern look that can fit any modern home, or bring any home into a modern age. Chrome fittings can be found for outdoor decorative lighting which is antique in their appearance if you prefer an older setting to blend with a traditional outdoor seating area or garden.
There is a difference in decorating your outdoor space compared to your indoor or interior living space.
Now that the warmer days of spring and summer have arrived, it's only natural to want to spend more time outdoors. However, why limit your enjoyment of nature to only those times when you are outside of your home? Instead, why not look for ways to bring a bit of the outdoors inside? By using a bit of creativity, it's possible to make many outdoor decorating ideas do double-duty inside your home. If you're looking for a way to make outdoor decorating motifs work equally well indoors, here are some ideas you'll want to try.
If you've got a fun, bright personality let it shine through with the decor you pick for your garden, deck or yard. Pass up the neutrals and go for bold shades of orange, yellow or red. Select hanging accent pieces and other novelty decor to add bright colors and bold patterns. Complement these with flowering plants or large potted trees.