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Give Your Outdoor Living Space the Look of Luxury

The best outdoor spaces should be so designed that it should look inviting. Most people, however, tend to ignore this tiny but important fact. They think that they have to spend a lot of money to give their homes a luxe look. Well, don’t worry you don’t have to spend on infinity pools and marble statues to up the luxe quotient. You can achieve the luxury look on a budget. So, give your outdoor living space the look of luxury with these makeover ideas.

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1. Integrate the 5 ‘key components’

A badly-done outdoor area will rob the aesthetic look of your home. Get a good plan ready before creating a great outdoor look. The five things that require your attention are the following,
• Balance
• Color
• Proportion
• Textures
• Shape
Focus on these things before you chalk out your dream space.

2. All Eyes on the Entry

The first impression causes the most impact and so try and give the entry of your home the importance it deserves. Whether it is the pathway or painting the entry in contrast colors or ensuring the pathway to your dream space is fringed with exotic greenery and voila your home gets an exotic touch.

3. Make the most of “versatile spaces”

If you have a yard, well you’ve got to make the most of it. Add a grill or bar area outside where you can share intimate conversations with your friends and family. Add similar colors, textures, patterns and lighting concepts to create an illusion of continuity. The key to getting an expensive look is by focusing on minimalism.

4. Add Decor

One way of decorating your patio is to imagine that your outdoor space is a direct extension of your indoor space. Add things like more rugs, coffee tables, and pillows to elevate the outside look. Use your imagination to add more such stuff, like poufs, coasters, candles, and even lamps. And if you are worried about the weather spoiling it all then invest in outdoor awnings or outdoor blinds.

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5. Hang string lights, fairy lights

Any contemporary patio design isn’t complete without lights. When it comes to lighting, think out of the box. Globe string lighting looks particularly elegant and there is something very festive about hanging lights, especially when you add them to your outdoor dining table, and it is these small details that transform your outdoor space.

You can try LED lighting that fringes on the landscaping edges or even on stair treads. This not only enhances the look but also helps increase the safety. Adding spotlights on trees and shrubs also provide a manicured look to the yard that you work so hard on.

Don’t go for too many colorful lights as it may come across Christmas lights and it may spoil the overall effect. Try and go for white and blue landscape lighting colors, they are conservative yet a safe bet. They also add scale to space.

Add these elements to your outdoor space and lend an uber luxe-feel to it. Your outdoor space is set to transform forever, Are you willing to go for it?

 

About the Author

Srikanth S

Southwest Awning Systems is an Australian manufacturer of quality Horizontal conservatory awnings , Folding arm awnings , Retractable roof systems , External blinds and more, located in New South Wales.

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