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Decorating Your Deck




Simple and easy outdoor decorating tips.


Expand your home’s living and entertaining space by using your deck or patio during warmer weather months. Just as your living room and kitchen are decorated to reflect your style your outdoor living areas should do the same. There are a handful of elements to consider when decorating your deck and making it inviting to friends and family. Deck Decorating

Adding color to your deck is easy with the use of flowers and plants. It is suggested to choose a color theme or palette and work around it, or if you’d rather use a variety of plants and flowers stick to a collection of plant holders, deck planters, and hardscaping accents. For instance, if you wanted to use a wide range of flower color you should stick to using only one type of planter finish or a certain collection of planters. This creates a method of organization among the variety and will help you pull the entire look together.

Once you have decided on which planters or flowers you’d like to work with, consider the areas on your deck to host them. Whether you group planters together to create a visual appeal, or you line your deck railing with planters to allow for a level of privacy, you should look at the deck as a whole before decorating to brainstorm.

As an extension of your home’s living area, you want to make sure your deck is inviting and comfortable for yourself, your family, and your friends. Create sitting areas where people can gather and share conversation. Making a dining area is a great idea, too, as you can have barbeques throughout the summer, or enjoy breakfast outside. Additionally, adding room for a wet bar is conventional if you plan to entertain often. This is beneficial as it will keep guests from heading inside to refill drinks, and it will create space to store bottles, mixers, ice, cups, etc.

Stock your deck with the appropriate summer essentials: mosquito spray, citronella candles, tiki torches, and fun activities for kids. These items will make your patio the go-to entertainment spot and will encouragHose Holder and Horse Troughe guests to relax and enjoy the space you created.

With all the entertaining you’ll be doing, make sure you create an area for yourself to relax. Consider investing in a comfortable lounge chair where you can spend time reading and relaxing once guests leave! Using this tips and incorporating your personal style will create a space that can be used all summer long and well into fall! Share pictures of your outdoor space with our Facebook community!





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