As the evenings become lighter and the temperature gets warmer, we just know you’ll be itching to entertain outdoors. But before you start laying out your plastic patio furniture, it might be time to consider refreshing the look of your outdoor space. Trends come and go, and that also applies to outdoor decor and furniture. Prevent your outdoor area looking out of date and take some tips from these stylish summer trends for 2017.
Bring the Indoors Out
Don’t settle for boring, uncomfortable furniture on the patio - keep it stylish and cozy by bringing indoor elements outside! The biggest trend this year is the seamless continuation of your interior setting into your outdoor space. So there’s no need to restrict yourself to standard, unimaginative outdoor furniture. Transform your patio or spruce up your porch by decorating it with ottomans, rugs and coffee tables. Throw in a couple of pillows and blankets for good measure to truly embrace the comfort of the indoors. There are no rules, so get creative!
Fun Patterned Pillows
Almost reiterating the main trend of this year, one of the top outdoor styles is the use of fun, boldly patterned pillows. There’s a huge range of options to choose from so you’re bound to find something you like. Don’t be scared to try out a wacky pattern or bright, loud colors - take a risk - you might be pleasantly surprised. If you’re prone to redecorating indoors, you probably like to switch it up outside too. With pillows, you can easily swap the covers to keep up with current trends, and they’re not too expensive to buy.