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Elegance Encapsulated: Decoration Ideas to Bring to Your Deck


Elegance Encapsulated: Decoration Ideas to Bring to Your Deck

Like most homeowners, you know you want to make the most of your outdoor space, but it may feel overwhelming trying to create the ultimate outdoor oasis in your own backyard. However, with a little ingenuity, anyone can create their own private piece of paradise, whether they are working with a concrete patio, or a custom deck expanse.



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The Setting
First, you must decide how you want your outdoor living space to feel. Do you want a cozy retreat from the rest of the world, or a party central backyard? Is a family dining area what you truly need? Making a decision on space utilization, and combining it with your personal style preference, is crucial when planning your outdoor decor.
For example, if you want the feel of a spa retreat, the Patio Shoppes of Coral Springs & Palm Beaches recommend lounge chairs in a stainless steel finish with neutral cushions, especially when combined with gauzy, linen outdoor curtains hung from posts or awnings. A small fountain that continually pours water over smooth, river stones would add to the ambiance.

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Maxing Out Space
It is also important to put thought into how you plan on using your outdoor space. If you have a large deck or an outdoor living area, getting a complete set with sectional end tables and a large cocktail ottoman can play nicely off of an outdoor gourmet kitchen that could also be the dining area, complete with a table and a built-in bar with stools. Pulling these spaces together with outdoor woven rugs, decorative pillows, and coordinating fabrics will truly add a designer touch to your deck. It might be the perfect way to expand a smaller kitchen indoors.

The Key is in the Details
Whatever the setting and space in which you are creating an outdoor living area, to truly make the space feel personalized and stylish, you have to add details. Maybe all you have to work with is a secondhand glass dining table with chairs and an umbrella, but you have little room for more in your budget. If this is the case, refresh your chairs with new seat cushions, and set the table with outdoor dinnerware. Create an alluring table-scape by using potted tropical plants, driftwood candle holders, glass hurricanes, or interesting bowls filled with sea shells that you have collected.

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Whether you are revamping your current outdoor living area, or starting from scratch, you can personalize your space. With planning and creativity, it is possible to make any outdoor space feel like home.

 

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