Summer is just around the corner and you are likely already dreaming about escaping into your outdoor oasis. Express yourself with your outdoor furniture the same as you would for your indoor space and get creative. Creating the perfect space to enjoy the summer weather is all in the planning.
Consider the appropriate material for where you will be using your furniture. Types of materials are: wrought iron, wicker, wood and plastic. There are pros and cons to each type of material such as durability, cost, and maintenance so make sure you make the right choice for your circumstance.
2. Provide shade
Function is just as important outdoors as it is indoors. What will you be using the furniture for? Are you buying a patio set for dinners outdoors or a conversational seating area for lounging with family? If you need multiple functions then consider purchasing a dining set and a seating set.
Purchase cushions, outdoor rugs, trays, art, lighting and plants that will dress up your furniture and make your outdoor space cozy and inviting. These finishing touches can be changed as trends change.
As with any purchase if you select neutral tones you will not need to replace furniture in the near future. You can always express your creative side or participate in trends in fashion through the small details or with the landscaping itself.