June 29, 2016 | Architecture
With summer here, it's always good to make sure to keep your patio updated with seasonal touches. You don't want to be the one house on the street that's behind on the new trends. Updating your home will give you that new look sensation that'll have your neighbors lookin in awe at your property. Here are some ways of going about to give your backyard and patio that summer look.
Dash of Color
Summer is all about bright colors. Any time you see a TV commercial featuring a backyard, 99 times out of 100 it will be featuring some unique and bright colors. Try adding some colors that will make your patio pop in a subtle, yet loud way. The loud colors will help bring the summer ambiance that you've been missing out on. You can buy yourself some nicely painted chairs that match with the surroundings in your backyard. How about a colorful umbrella to keep the sun away from your eyes? Whatever you do decide to add to your backard, make sure it's got enough color to satisfy the eyes.
Plants and Plants
For those of you who like gardening, this is your season. Take advantage of the warm weather and start planting some plants around the patio. Not only is planting some plants good for the Earth, but it can also be a stress reliever for some of you. Plus, having a green thumb is what's in these days. Plant yourself a garden that you can maintain throughout the summer that'll give you that healthy vibe. Helping the enviornment and decorating your house never felt so good.
If you're having a lot of company over numerous times, it would be wise to add a tasteful rug to walk on. It's just easier and enjoyable to walk outside on some comfortable flooring rather than the rugged patio. It may not feel like a big deal, but the padding will be greatly appreciated by others. The comfor of having a soft carpet under your feet outside is an added touch to your backyard that your neighbots won't forget about easily.
Hosting parties that burn past the midnight hour allows you to showcase your lighting, so why not make it elegant? We all know that lighting is important in any situation, so make sure you have the best lighting for your backyard! Wall-mounted fixtures that are unique in design would work great. You could just have a plain light bulb mounted on the wall, but what fun is there in that? Have some fancy lighting with a few lamps around the patio that bring a glow to the enviornment. Or if you're into the new style of having hanging lights, that works well too! The hanging lights look really fancy and work great with hosting outdoor events.
A fire pit is not that difficult to install and it certainly would be a lot of fun to have. Think of how many S’mores you could enjoy with your family and friends. Go camping outside in your own backyard with the fire pit installed or host bonfires for your friends. Be the cool parents and even host your kid’s friends for a bonfire. The ideas are endless with a fire pit. Time spent outside with the cool nights and warm bon fire is how your summers should be spent.