You’ve bought your new patio furniture. You’ve spent hours in the backyard placing everything perfectly. But, when you step back and take a look… something’s missing. The space still lacks something to tie it all together and make it feel like home. It needs something to make it yours. This is a great opportunity for you to dive into the world of “DIY” – not “do it yourself” but “decorative & inspired yards”!
The patio or backyard is a great place to perfect your accessorizing skills. There’s never been a better time to be a DIY-er as the internet provides endless guidance and inspiration. If you’re not already addicted, Pinterest is an amazing resource when it comes to decor. A simple search for “patio decor” can lead you down a rabbit hole where you could spend hours sifting through endless options and ideas.
No matter what the style of your outdoor living space, there is something that you can discover and create to help bring your patio, backyard or deck to life.
Here’s a list of simple ideas that can help create a personalized outdoor space that you’ll love:
*Adding lights is a very popular choice and makes your space more appealing at night. You can use any holiday lights that you may already have and get your money’s worth by using them all year round. These can be strung around an umbrella or tent. They can be mounted on your existing awning or pavilion or you can build some simple light poles (like these) to string them between.
* Giant sized yard games are great in terms of decor and also provide hours of fun. Games like Jenga, chess or even giant dice can be blown up in size to create interesting pieces. These multi-functional elements create a splash of color and pizzazz and provide endless hours of fun in the back yard. Super cute. Super fun!
*Accessorizing your theme can bring your backyard to life. Weather it be a sleek modern feel or an Asian inspired lounge space, accessories will take it to the next level. Little touches like pillows, candles or centerpieces for a table can clearly define your theme and inspiration.
These are just a few ideas to improve your backyard or patio. There’s a limitless sea of ideas and inspiration out there. So, take a look at what you’ve got and bring it to life with some awesome patio accessories that Decorate & Inspire!