Seven Easy Ways To Elevate Your Home Outdoor Space This Summer
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In summer, it is essential to take advantage of the great outdoors. And while you want to spend the whole summer traveling with friends, sometimes you need to get a little closer to home.
Whether you have a balcony, yard, back patio, or porch, there are a few easy ways to elevate your outdoor space to maximize your time outdoors this summer. If you’re in the mood for sprucing up your outdoor space, check out this list of simple tips we’ve put together with Living king to spend your evenings outdoors at home from good to great.
INVEST IN STYLISH PARTS THAT ARE MADE TO LAST
When planning your outdoor space, choosing the right seat is essential. Do you have a compact space that you work with? Try it Quay outdoor sofa of the King. Its light frame and removable feet allow it to be easily installed even on the most modest balconies. If you have a little more room to move around, consider King Cove Sofa which easily converts from a sofa to a lounge chair into a daybed and vice versa. Alternatively, the Zaza outdoor sofa was designed in collaboration with Australian designer Charles Wilson if you are looking for something even more luxurious.
Each of these sofas comes with removable covers, making it easy to clean. And the best part? You can buy one with a generous discount during the King summer sale.
ADD FAIRY LIGHTS FOR A FESTIVE GLOW
With your seats sorted, it’s time to think about the lighting. First, choose whether you want to create warm or cool light. Next, determine if you want solar-powered, battery-powered, or electric lights.
For a small balcony, we suggest you keep it simple with one or two rows of swags to get a decent amount of light without having to worry about too many wires in a compact space. Got a little more room for creativity? Be festive with a fairy light canopy draped from the ceiling. Or, wrap the lights around the perimeter of your yard to be embraced by a warm glow.
FILL YOUR PATIO WITH PLANTS
During the pandemic, we became hyper aware of nature’s healing capacity. So why not bring some nature to your outdoor spaces at home?
If you’re a new plant parent, opt for low-maintenance species to start with, such as native plants, rubber trees, devil’s ivy, or succulents. Once you’ve nailed them down, you can branch out into propagating, growing herbs, or growing vegetables from seeds.
HANG A HAMMOCK FOR MAJOR SUMMER SNOOZES
Falling asleep in the middle of the afternoon and waking up when it is still daylight is a real delight. So why not make your summer naps even more important by taking them outside this year?
Do you have a hammock at the back of your closet? Take this as your sign to finally hang it up. Or, if you’ve had one for years and it looks a little worse to wear, upgrade your sleeping sling with this 100% recycled hammock from Nakie.
GET A QUALITY GRILL FOR SUMMER ENTERTAINMENT
Once you’ve furnished your outdoor space with a new sofa, lighting, and plants, there’s a good chance you’ll want to spend even more time outdoors, especially if you’re entertaining.
Kill two birds with one stone by getting a good quality grill so you can cook for your friends and go outside at the same time. For small spaces, the Weber baby Q is hard to beat. Fan of MasterChef Australia? It’s time to finally get the hibachi grill you have watched.
GO VERTICAL TO MAXIMIZE FLOOR SPACE
Another way to maximize your outdoor space is to use the space at eye level to focus the eye around the room. Plus, if you include nifty storage ideas, you can free up floor space by organizing things more efficiently.
If you’ve decided to add more plants and have a little space to work, perch your green babies on mounted shelves to get them off the ground. Or, if you have room to move around and want to make your outdoor space even more spacious, add taller plants to accentuate the height of the area.
ADD A LITTLE PROJECTION FOR A LITTLE PRIVACY
Does downtown life make you feel a little exposed? It might be time to add some filtering to increase your privacy.
Looking to block out a curious neighbor without losing the light? Frosted glass panels might help. Want to add plants and privacy all at once? Try to incorporate hedges in your garden. Or, if you’re looking for something inexpensive and temporary, go for a bamboo screen.
Ready to enhance your outdoor space with the King Summer Sale? For more information and to find your nearest showroom, visit the website.
Posted on January 10, 2022 by