Summer is the season of the year to invest in your deck remodeling and decoration, since you’ll probably be spending a lot of time outdoors. Just picture having that stress-free zone right there in your backyard to relax and enjoy the time to clear your mind. Here are some ideas to inspire you on that quest.
Decor and furniture always go together. To make your deck look cozier and more stylish, here are some ideas you can try adding there:
- Decorative shades
- Table and chairs
- Resting chairs
- Wall art - find your inspiration with these 12 Fence Projects
- Plants in personalized pots - or maybe a hanging garden
- Decorative cushions
You’ll just need to find what best fits your style.
Elevated Deck and Steps
If there’s enough space, you can even create two distinct decks - one above the other! You can learn how to build an elevated deck yourself or find a local contractor. The idea is that you have two spaces and combine their functions. Maybe make one for having dinner and gathering the family, and one for reading a book and relaxing.
Want more tips on exterior remodeling? Check our inspiration page!
A lattice wall is a nice way to create privacy around your deck, especially if your neighbour's house is very close to yours. Plus, it creates a beautiful natural flower wall if you have plants growing near it.
Check out this tutorial on How To Build a Lattice Wall.
Create a Focal Point
A few ways you can create a focal point is by using colors that stand out without taking the attention from the view, such as orange or blue. Choose a couple of chairs, the table, or even a rug in whatever bold color you choose.
Add a Firepit
Firepits are wonderful for cool summer nights. Whether you’re having friends over to have a chat over wine, or gathering the everyone for a lovely family time, a fire pit is just perfect. Just be sure it’s safe to be around it; read these tips to help you out.
Speaking of fire pits, how about planning an outdoor s’more party for your family and friends this summer? Click here to know how.
You can find all the information necessary about deck lighting in this Definitive Guide. This way you’ll be able to enjoy this relaxing space even after nightfall.
Different Railing to Add Style
These are a few railing ideas to add a bit more style to your deck:
Lattice: Jack of All Trades
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