If you make good use of you home’s outdoor spaces, you can make many activities more enjoyable. Designers agree that you need to do a lot of thinking before you change anything, but that if you plan carefully there are a lot of good options. Dual-use furniture that can be used indoors or outdoors can often be the best value. Lighting is also crucial — cafe strong bulbs and lamps are popular choices, and pretty ones as well. You can also get creative with flooring, greenery and other elements as well.
- Before you design your outdoor space, consider what you will be using it for and plan accordingly.
- If you choose flexible furniture that can be used both indoors and outdoors, you will get more value for your money.
- You can even create an awesome outdoor space on a tiny balcony or other small area.
“With the help of four design experts, we’ve pulled together tips, tricks and tidbits on how to make the most of your outdoor space – whether that’s a full backyard, a balcony or otherwise.”