Here are seven inspired ways to create or transform an outdoor room without spending a dime.
Here are seven inspired ways to create or transform an outdoor room without spending a dime:
-- Set a beautiful table outside for instant style and coziness. Cover the table with linen, use your china and arrange fresh flowers for a lovely afternoon tea or intimate, candlelit dinner.
-- Chairs are a great alternative to side tables. The more imperfect the chair, the more charming the vignette may be.
-- When furnishing an outdoor space, think comfort, function and style, just as you would when designing indoors. Pull pieces from inside your home to the exterior; just make sure that furniture and accessories are protected from the elements. Add lightweight sheers for privacy, softness and shade.
-- Potted plants are an easy way to add color and interest to an outdoor space. Double the impact by grouping two or more pots with found objects. Create a vignette.
-- Turn a simple entryway into a seemingly expansive courtyard garden with lots of plants and a bistro table and chairs.
-- Do you have a pile of cinder blocks taking up space in your garage or crawlspace? Sweep out the cobwebs and create a beautiful living wall. Just stack and fill with your favorite potted plants.
-- Painting a rug onto an outdoor space is a great money-saving flooring alternative that is also weatherproof. Use stencils to make the job easier.
Courtesy Leslie Judson on hgtv.com.
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