You don’t have to be an extreme outdoor lover, to spend time outdoors.

Long walks, hiking, jogging through the wood, or just having frequent picnics in nature is great, but what to do when you are at home?

How to connect with so needed outdoor space and calmness that comes with the view of the open sky? This is where outdoor space steps in.

Having outdoor space is great, but having an amazing outdoor space is a completely different story.

When you have a well-designed and planned outdoor space you will get more sunshine, or just enjoy the nightlife that your outdoor space has to offer.

Do you want your outdoor space to reach its maximum? Here is how to do it.

Connect Indoors and Outdoors First

Indoor space is much better where there is some light, right? Natural light is what makes a house a home.

Letting sunshine in is important both for your living space and your mental health.

Add to that rich greenery indoors and an amazing outside garden, and you will have the perfect ambiance. That being said, connecting indoors and outdoors should be imperative.

To achieve this fervor and make your home area more custom, you should think about installing custom french doors also known as garden doors; these garden doors are popular and for good reasons: they have a classic shape, come in different colors, and can be constructed from different materials, plus they can be installed as a single swinging door a matching pair, or even a series of doors enabling wall-doors and opening the space to its maximum.

This way you will have the natural feeling of indoors and outdoors being the one.

Extend Your Living Room

It’s common for outdoor space to be natural extensions of living rooms. This space should be used to get the maximum of the outdoor space.

Use lighting, living rooms colors, floor, table lamps, and even lanterns to brighten up your backyard.

Just make sure that you always choose furniture and home accessories that are waterproof and specially designed for the outdoors.

If you want a more rustic vibe, hang string lights across an entire space.

Add Textile

You will be surprised to see just how much a simple fabric can help with your space.

Simple items such as rugs and fabrics are not only affordable but also effective space-wise.

Add pillows, colorful and cozy floor cushions, and fluffy blankets to richen the area.

Always check if you can use those items outdoors and if they are waterproof. You should always decorate to last, not to use for only a few days.

5 Extra Tips To Upgrade Your Outdoor Living Space

  1. If possible, install a fireplace
  2. Think about the outdoor kitchen as a great way to combine cozy and practical
  3. Add a hammock or a swinging chair
  4. Set a lot of plants
  5. If needed get a patio heater

Last but not least, don’t forget to have a lot of fun when planning, decorating, and organizing everything. Create an outdoor space that you and your family members can enjoy all year round.



I'm Steve Prescot, an Interior Designer living in Kansas. I am a fan of DIY, home design, gardening and anything related to home interiors and exteriors. I'm also interested in crafts and Home Improvement projects. I have been in the home design industry for more than 17 years. I love decorating and transforming spaces so that people living in them are happy and pleased with their space. Have a look around and I hope you'll like the content and ideas in this website!!

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