5 Essentials To Make The Most Out Of Your Outdoor Living Space

5 Essentials To Make The Most Out Of Your Outdoor Living Space

You may often think that taking a trip outside your town or country will provide you with lush travel experience and pleasure. But did you know that you can do the same, or even more, with your home's outdoor space?

Places create a mood and feeling within a person's neural bank, and can often trigger memory, one that would help recall a certain experience or nostalgia. It will not be hard to imagine the perceived outcome if you adorn your lanai, terrace, patio, veranda, or garden with the most tactile and decorative pieces to exude that area's natural glow, leading it to brim with cooling sensation and good vibes. Surely, the embellished sight would serve and fill both the thirsting eye and yearning soul a delightful treat.

Throw all your creativity in your space as you try out these five outdoor living ideas.

1. Live by design.

Designing your patio or garden is no joke. Because of too much designing ideas and scoops aired and/or exhibited on various media avenues, it makes you wonder and ponder on which style to consider and execute. But here's a news flash for you – trying to do a little experiment is key! Unleash that budding artist in you by determining which theme you want to be materialized. You can draw inspiration from either your personal qualities (personality, personal favorites, etc.) or trails from your personal travel experience to immerse a particular soul and sense of culture in your patio. Next, give your space a refreshing sensory delight by identifying your focal point or what do you want to be perceived to as your lanai's “apple of the eye.” Finally, polish your verdant scenery by choosing whether a clear and plain or flamboyant décor is to be displayed as your main and complementary furniture in show. Remember, you can have everything poured down but there must emerge a unifying concept through protruding order and harmony by adhering to the basic tenets of designing – color, texture, proximity, balance, repetition, contrast, alignment, and artistic value and characteristics among others.


2. You can choose either earthy tones ...

Boost that tropical architecture in your lanai as you use neutral colors, fine lines, and plain fabrics to highlight the warm sauna ambiance in your space. You can also make use of scrap, repurposed wood, green pigments, and cobblestones to complement your mini pond, swimming pool, and/or soothing array of foliage and trees while letting these natural elements greet the natural light and ventilation swarming your area at the same time. With everything settled in place, you can now fully stretch out your legs as you lay back and relax on your woven swing or cottony cushion.


3. … or eccentric elements to boost an eclectic hideaway.

Courageous and bold elements characterize a diverse and versatile outdoor space while maintaining a sleek and polished look. Use attractive colors like dark and neon hues and strong ornaments such as huge vases and plain and/or patterned fabrics, tapestries, and/or decors to play well along with your vim-and-vigor-filled outdoor relaxation space.


4. Don't over/underdo it.

Take a balance between overwhelming your space and keeping your clutter to a minimum using variations of decorations made up from your preferred quintessential material/s – glass, wood, ceramic, metal, and many others – but not to the extent of overcrowding or emptying out your lanai. Make sure to create just enough space where your furniture and other paraphernalia can join and intersect with other elements to preserve the harmonious balance and atmosphere in your hub.


5. Collaborate with the lighting, interiors, and furniture.

The installation of your lighting and interior along with the placement of your furniture must be well-aligned with each other. Secure a smooth and orderly flow between these elements. The lighting must be bright enough to enhance and complement your garden space's or patio's entire landscape, while having your interior tidied up in a blissful manner to harmonize with the geometrical lines and figures in your deck.

For a more advanced and improved upshot, you may want to consult with a designer to enhance these decorative features in your lanai or patio for a more refined, comfortable, and stylish stay.

To push your style to the limit, Wilcon Depot offers the best selection of outdoor living ornaments and accessories to let you create a cozy feeling and warm impression out of your outdoor space.

For more information about Wilcon, visit any of their stores nationwide and log on to their website at www.wilcon.com.ph. You can also follow their social media accounts on Facebook and Instagram @wilcondepot.ph.