Matilda Rush Patios, 2018-09-26 01:48:37. 1) Light the way. The most basic part of the night patio is light. White Christmas string lights are a great solution, and there are also lots of unusual string lights, or bistro lights if you want something different. Don't forget candles, either, though you'll need tall candle holders to protect them from even a bit of breeze. You do not need so much light that you can read out on the patio, but you do want to be able to see well enough to recognize people, and to make sure your visitors can see where to walk safely. If your patio is at the end of a walkway, that means investing in some good solar path lights.
Amie Petersen Curtain, 2018-09-29 01:42:18. Today's residential window treatments come in a vast variety of options. Some are designed strictly to provide aesthetic appeal, while others served dual purposes in keeping the home comfortable, or blocking noise and light. Contemporary curtain ideas have truly revolutionized the effectiveness of window coverings and what they do to improve or day-to-day comfort. Even better, prices on curtains have not increased because of these improvements. Many drapes and curtains are available at very reasonable, even wholesale prices at sites like smithandnoble.com and drleonards.com.
Linda Richmond Patios, 2018-10-15 02:09:27. It seems that everywhere I go lately, I see patios: houses, offices, hospitals, restaurants, and spas. You name it, I've seen it there. They are becoming increasingly popular amongst South African gardens of all kinds and everyone is jumping at the opportunity to have it built onto their homes.
Sylvia Anderson Patios, 2018-11-01 03:07:45. What type of weather you have is also important as the patio must be made out of something that is durable for the conditions. If you live in a place where there is either extreme cold or hot weather, you may want to consider covering and protecting your new patio as much as possible. It is amazing how much damage both hot and cold weather can do to rock and almost any other material you may choose to make your patio design idea out of.
Aurelia Copeland Porch, 2018-10-30 04:00:56. Of course, before you get your heart set on any one of the ideas you have put together for your new (or remodeled) porch, there are some things you will want to consider.
Aurelia Copeland Porch, 2018-11-03 02:36:34. 1. What is your budget? Porches are not cheap. Just the simple act of building one can be expensive, so take a look at what you can afford. Learn what building materials cost in your area. Price the various fixtures you are thinking of using. Chances are there are places that will sell you the same fixtures for half the price of that \"brand name\" home improvement store across the street from the mall.
Deana Mcgowan Patios, 2018-11-01 03:07:35. What type of weather you have is also important as the patio must be made out of something that is durable for the conditions. If you live in a place where there is either extreme cold or hot weather, you may want to consider covering and protecting your new patio as much as possible. It is amazing how much damage both hot and cold weather can do to rock and almost any other material you may choose to make your patio design idea out of.
Hope Vance Porch, 2018-10-31 02:52:41. The pots look very smart with her black wrought iron furniture and black fire pit. So instead of noticing the pots, your eyes are drawn to the beautiful flowers she planted: zinnias, wave petunias, marigolds, dahlias and trailing vincas. Would work equally well with container vegetables like tomatoes, cucumbers and zucchinis. You could paint your pots any color you like.
Lucy Thornton Porch, 2018-11-03 02:36:36. When you are searching for porch rockers, you want to be sure that you take time to find ones that are comfortable to sit in. Adding cushions is a nice, comfortable touch and also allows you to show off your decorating style even more. Try to get cushions that are made of fabric that is intended for outdoors. That way they will not fade as much in the sun and tend to dry more quickly after a rain. Always take into consideration the weather of where you live also. Since the chairs will be outdoors on your front porch you have to be sure that they will withstand the elements like hot sun, wind, hot and cold temperatures and humid or dry air. Otherwise, your investment will be short-lived.
Michelle Bright Porch, 2018-11-02 02:40:58. 2. Make sure that your ideas are practical. If you live in a coastal area, flimsy wicker furniture might not be the best idea for your porch. What is pretty can also be functional and durable. It just takes some hunting. You will also want to make sure that your ideas will stand up to the weather and the wear and tear of normal life. Your porch is different from your family room.
Iva Dorsey Porch, 2018-10-31 02:51:32. Another idea would be to paint your pots in complementary colors, like forest green, emerald green and celery green. And yet another idea is to paint a pretty stencil on your pots after you spray paint them in your chosen color. A little imagination and work can go a long way. When you tire of black pots, you could re-paint the pots a pretty golden color for the fall.
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