3 Essentials To Create A Beautiful Patio

Wouldn't it be nice to have a space where you can read a book and enjoy afternoon tea?


Most people think that the patio is just a space in your house where you leave your shoes and dry your umbrellas. Reality is, they are more than that—these nooks are the perfect open spaces where one can breathe, relax, unwind, and get away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

It's where you can have your alone time but it can also be a festive place where you can host a weekend brunch. If you’re planning to revamp your outdoor space, here are some essentials that you should not forget! 

Main photos from: Danielle de Lange via Flickr and 6sqft

Install proper lighting 

Great lighting isn't only for decorative purposes, it's so you can enjoy your patio even at night. String lights would be a great choice, but there are a lot of options in the market—you can choose from many lamps, lanterns; post and pendant lighting. You can even go green and use solar powered ones instead. 

Photo from DIY Your Crafts and Minneapolis Homestead via Pinterest. 

Sturdy but stylish flooring 

For the flooring treatment, you can choose from varying materials like wood, stone, marble, tiles, or try doing a mix of these. A carpet can also be an added floor treatment; it helps protect both the floor and furniture from scratches, it also brings a new element to the patio.

Photo from 6sqft

Touches of green

If you live in the city where there is little greenery to appreciate, the patio can be the perfect place for your garden. It can also be the perfect spot for other elements of nature like a fish pond, a wishing well, or a mini fountain. 

Photo from Design, Decorating and Renovation Ideas and Inspiration.

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