Patios. Monday , November 19th , 2018 - 05:59:37 AM
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.
One last patio idea to add to all your patio ideas. It's a hot summer's night (we wish!) and you're sipping a glass of something chilled. On the wall you've given some plants the night off. Instead you've replace the 'planted' pot with an empty one. Added a small saucer to the bottom to block the drainage hole and placed a citronella candle on a bed of sand. The flickering glow of the candle dances over the walls and keeps those blasted midges away - all at the same time.
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.
1) Light the way. The most basic part of the night patio is light. White Christmas string lights are a great solution, and there are also lots of unusual string lights, or bistro lights if you want something different. Don't forget candles, either, though you'll need tall candle holders to protect them from even a bit of breeze. You do not need so much light that you can read out on the patio, but you do want to be able to see well enough to recognize people, and to make sure your visitors can see where to walk safely. If your patio is at the end of a walkway, that means investing in some good solar path lights.
Some more cool ideas for your summer patio include incorporating a fountain or waterfall with your patio design. The sound of running water is always very relaxing and this type of addition to a patio is sure to take it to the next level. In addition to adding that feeling of tranquility, a fountain or waterfall will add value to your home's price when you decide to sell.
Both decking and patios allow a beautiful BBQ corner to be built - there is nothing better than to have an outside grill in the summer months and some people even continue to cook outside in the winter months.
Quote from how to decorate a small patio :
You'll have to take into account your seat cushions or decorations. Maybe it's possible to locate seat cushions that match or match with all the linens. Or you might use cloth seat covers to alter the standard appearance of your teak patio collection.
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