20 November 2017

Patio Designs to Make Small Outdoor Areas Loveable

A smart and fashionable way of dressing your tiny deck, patio or balcony.

Owning a property with small outdoor areas shouldn’t stop you from creating your own haven. In this blog, we’ll show you several patio designs which will amp up your compact outdoor room. With the right furniture, mood lighting, and decoration, these small design ideas can create a huge impact on your humble abode.

 

Make it peaceful

 

It’s a stressful world out there. What you need is a space where you can clear your mind after a hard day at work. How about gifting yourself with a zen corner on your patio like the one below? All you have to do is arrange elements of light, wood, stone, and lush greenery in a way that’s pleasing to the eyes.

 

Patio Designs to Make Small Outdoor Areas Loveable
via gardeningzones.org

 

Designer tip: Use both rough and smooth stone textures. It will spark more visual interest in the design.

 

Identical modern furniture

 

Most small garden spaces can only accommodate two to three pieces of furniture. If that’s the case, use identical furniture. Invest in modern pieces that are comfortable to sit on.

 

Patio Designs to Make Small Outdoor Areas Loveable
via digsdigs.com

 

Praise nature

 

Make your outdoor space even more special with plants. If you have a rooftop patio, use tall plants in your space. This way, you highlight the openness of the space.

 

Patio Designs to Make Small Outdoor Areas Loveable
via architecturalartdesigns.com

 

You can also explore the beauty of a vertical garden. This is a great way to enjoy greenery in a place with a little floor space.

 

Patio Designs to Make Small Outdoor Areas Loveable
via casatreschic.blogspot.it

 

Light it up!

 

A lot of homeowners with small patios, decks, and backyard spaces hang string lights to illuminate their space at night. It’s charming and it will definitely make the space magical at night.

 

Patio Designs to Make Small Outdoor Areas Loveable
via lowes.com

 

You shouldn’t miss the landscape lighting as well. Installing one in each corner will illuminate the dark areas of the patio, making it look bigger.

 

via daphman.com

 

Add a privacy screen

 

Another thing that can make a small space look sophisticated is a privacy screen. It separates your outdoor space from the rest of the hustle and bustle of the city life.

Patio Designs to Make Small Outdoor Areas Loveable
via dotandpop.com.au

 

Make it your private lounge

 

Living alone? Design your outdoor space for you. Choose the form of seating you like and throw in a number of throw pillows to keep you comfy. You’re not sharing this space with anyone on a daily basis, so have fun personalising this area.  

 

Patio Designs to Make Small Outdoor Areas Loveable
via homestolove.com.au

 

Think about the materials for your patio flooring

 

Depending on your style and budget, you have an option of decking or paving your outdoor space. It’s a tough choice to make because you have to think this one through. Weigh all the pros and cons so you’re sure to land on the ideal decking or paving material.

 

Patio Designs to Make Small Outdoor Areas Loveable
via houzz.com

 

Include a water feature

 

Water fountains make your gardens look and feel fresh regardless of its size. Go and shop for a fountain from the manufacturer or personalise your own with the help of a landscape designer.

 

Patio Designs to Make Small Outdoor Areas Loveable
via architecturalartdesigns.com

 

How to design Small Patios? Plan every inch of your outdoor space!

The key to designing small spaces is good planning. Do it ahead of time, work with the right people, and most importantly, be patient. Of course, find skilled and talented home designers. This initial stages are crucial to the overall design. Start right to end right.

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