Whether you have a porch, pool, or patio, take the advantage of the sunny weather with this guide to fashioning a luxurious outdoor lounge. Outdoor rooms can be more pleasant than the inside. After you enjoy your first few outside, you’ll learn why outdoor living has become such a big trend.
1 – Outdoor Fireplace
Outdoor fireplaces are one of those things that will keep any party going after sundown. They will also increase the usability of the patio all year round. A fireplace does necessarily need to be a big and expensive project. There are plenty of simple solutions available nowadays to get a fire starting.
2 – Outdoor Counter
A great way to fuse you indoor with the outdoors is to have a large counter next to a kitchen window. You can make bartender service much easier, keeping the food and drinks rolling out to everybody.
3 – Clever Rooftop Retreat
Many lucky city dwellers have access to their very own rooftop space. If you are one of them and wish to create the perfect retreat try to add shades, cozy laid back seating, lots of vegetation and make enough room for food and eating and entertainment.
4 – Naps on the Hammock
One of the best ways to enjoy the summer sun is by lounging outside. The hammock is just suited for that, and besides, a well-placed hanging or free standing hammock or hammock chair can be functional, stylish and beautiful yard decorations as well.
5 – Outdoor Lighting
A well-lit front entrance enables you to greet guests and identify visitors. Wall lanterns on each side of the door will give your home a warm, welcoming look, while assuring the safety of those who enter. Steps, paths, and driveways should be illuminated to make sure family members and guests are able to move about easily and safely after dark. You can install path lights or post lanterns or attach lights to the side of the house.
6 – Have your cake and eat it too
Not literally, but you should really establish a place for meals outdoors. A large table will do for more than having meals, it’s also an ideal place to socialize and enjoy many activities afterwards.