Mommy Katie: New Year, New Garden: 5 Easy Ways To Renovate Your Outdoor Space

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

New Year, New Garden: 5 Easy Ways To Renovate Your Outdoor Space

Your home is where you spend most of your time. You cook dishes in the kitchen, relax in your bedroom, and spend time with your family in the living room. But what about the outdoor space? If you love entertaining guests outdoors, one of the things that you can do is to renovate your outdoor space this new year.

Here are five easy ways to help you renovate your outdoor space:

  • Outdoor kitchen – If you love food and cooking, why not bring your kitchen outdoors? You can cook your food while entertaining your guests at the same time. Make sure that you have enough space outdoors to accommodate kitchen equipment. Choose equipment and furniture that can withstand the harsh elements. This is a great idea for those who always have friends and family over for special occasions.

  • Water features – Adding a water feature to your garden can decrease the temperatures during the summer and it can also be a conversation starter among friends. Choose a water feature that will match the theme of your outdoor furniture and home. You can install overflowing structures, fountains, and even a small pond. Add a few water plants and flowers that will add color to your outdoor space.

  • Relaxation space – Another element that you can add to your outdoor area is a relaxation space where you can lounge and read a book while enjoying the cool breeze or the sunshine. A relaxation space can be as simple as a hammock, or a daybed where you can take a nap. Add a rack full of books, magazines, or board games for when you have guests over. 

  • Casual seating – If your outdoor furniture is a little bit outdated, maybe it’s time for you to invest and purchase a new outdoor furniture set. Updating your furniture can change the aesthetics of your home. You can choose new colors, styles, and materials that will transform your outdoor space into something that will be inviting to your guests. Make sure there is enough seating for your family and for people who will come over to visit you.

  • Fire pit – You don’t have to go to a camping ground in the summer if you already have your own fire pit. A fire pit is another element that you can add to your outdoor space, so that you have a place where you can entertain your guests. You can listen to music, chat with your buddies, or even roast marshmallows by the fire. 

These are five simple ways you can renovate your outdoor space. Welcome the new year by changing your outdoor space. These little changes can make a big difference in your home. Before you start, make sure that you have a solid plan on what you intend to do. You can also seek help from a yard waste removal service, so that you can eliminate all the waste in your yard before you start your renovations. You can also seek help from a designer if you want a stylish outdoor area that you can be proud of!

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lil_lady_dz said...

I love my outdoor space in the spring and summer, it is a cozy place to settle and read a book, always a great thing to reinvent your outdoor space to suit you.

Janet W. said...

I'd love to add some casual seating in our backyard so I could enjoy the outdoors more!