Aurelia Copeland Patios, 2018-11-05 01:57:49. 3) Add some warmth. Extend the season for your patio by adding a fire pit or even an outdoor heater. These also add more light and create an immediate focal point -- everyone who steps out into your backyard will know immediately where the party is. The best outdoor fires are surrounded by thick walls that radiate heat, but even a metal trash can works if that is all you've got. Don't forget the marshmallows!
Naomi Doyle Patios, 2018-10-05 01:21:14. 4) Add night bloomers. There are night-blooming plants that can be surprisingly effective for a nighttime garden. Many vines like moonflower bloom only at night, and the smell of honeysuckle in the evening is divine. Also consider plants that may not look amazing, but smell amazing. Sticking some herbs in between flagstones can be effective -- as people walk on them, the smell is delicious.
Jody Mcclain Patios, 2018-10-17 02:39:00. 5) Add entertainment. If you can see the stars from your patio, capitalize on that. Bring out the telescope. This will mean having at least a two foot square flat surface to set up the telescope on. Also, if you are not quite so scientific, putting the grill in an optimal place (where quests won't get ash blown on them) is certainly another form of entertainment. Or, if you are a musician, make sure you have enough outlets to support you and your friends' amps.
Jody Mcclain Patios, 2018-09-02 01:37:25. As these solutions involve some complicated construction techniques, it is wise to consult with an experienced contractor who can advise on the various codes and regulations that will need to be met. Also, as these are raised platforms, structural issues must be taken in account. You do not want your deck or patio falling down.
Phyllis Bryan Patios, 2018-08-31 18:34:13. You will need amazing perception and terrific patio ideas to renovate older and crumbling outdoor spaces. Whenever remodeling your house make sure to allow in sunshine and open up the view to the out of door spaces with the help of larger windows and French doors. Develop outdoor patio places which have intriguing plants, colorful blooms and water features. Utilize some of the old while placing new pavers and patio bricks.
Effie Carver Porch, 2018-09-02 01:39:24. Do you have a container garden? Container gardens are friendly for porches, patios and decks where you don't have a lot of mainstream gardening space. A container garden allows you to have herbs, vegetables and flowers in different sized pots right on your porch. But do your pots look like a hodge podge collection of many sizes and colors that don't quite jive together? Then how about painting a bunch of inexpensive pots in a color(s) that complements your porch or patio.
Ladonna Collins Patios, 2018-08-31 18:03:20. So if most of the time you have to spend in your patio is going to be at night, it only makes sense to design the patio so its a great place to be at night. This means you'll do things a bit differently than if you were designing it for the day, though almost all of these ideas work perfectly well for daytime use.
Ladonna Collins Patios, 2018-09-02 01:35:26. Patio ideas can be alluring not to mention functional. You might want to construct a patio design with old world influences. Have a look at \"tumbled\" bricks that are not really antique but have been treated to seem aged. Texturing surfaces and utilizing unique colors also can help blend the existing with the new.
Katharine Miranda Playroom, 2018-09-03 06:52:21. To make room in the closet, move any clothing off of the existing shelves and hang them on infant hangers or children's hangers. Baby hangers will keep the clothes nice and neat while freeing up space for games and toys with pieces. You can put a lock up high if you want to keep children out of this closet so that you don't have to worry about pieces being lost while they are playing.
Janice Wilder Porch, 2018-09-02 01:39:05. My second porch decorating idea is to use landscape lighting in the evening to illuminate your porch. I know someone who invented a plant lamp.The plant lamp works with a potted plant or a hanging basket. It bathes the plant in the evening with a soft glow. The homeowner can put the plant lamp on a timer.
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