Step 1: Set the Foundation
Decide on your function. Do you need more dining or seating space when entertaining family and friends. Consider what you will spend more time doing. If your space is large enough to accommodate both dining and lounging areas go for it, however if you're tight on space, we'd suggest a lounge set as it can easily serve both functions well.
Rugs make any space more inviting and an outdoor rug is a great layer to draw you outside. With so many washable options available, now is the time to up your outdoor game! Outdoor rugs are easy to clean and bring so much texture, colour and pattern to your outdoor room- that's a big win in our books!
Browse our collection here. We have a soft spot for Hawthorne, Harbour & Cape Cod designs. Which is your favourite?
Step 2: Place the furniture
Choose coordinating sets of furniture in the same profile to blend with natural surroundings and create a seamless look. Go for pieces which are classic in shape with a little designer detail for an elevated look.
Our Provence Collection looks great in both country or city homes. Its all-weather wicker material (plus a rust-proof aluminium frame) requires little maintenance and will look good year after year! Natural teak feet add that designer touch which takes an outdoor space up a notch or two. Browse our Provence Collection here.
Orient your furniture towards a view and/or conversation. Don't forget to leave space for potted plants as you decide on the best layout for your space.
Step 3: Decorate with details
Make your outdoor space come to life by adding greenery to your space. Vary the height of planters & plants to create a layered, lived-in cosy feel.
Style Tip; Anchor large pot plants in corners for instant wow factor- we love dwarf citrus trees. Layer in cushions for added comfort, lanterns or candles in glass hurricanes or hang a string of festoon lighting to create ambience that will carry your entertaining and relaxing well into the evening.
We home this post has inspired you to enjoy life outdoors, at home. An outdoor space is a gift to share with family and friends and we hope you'll enjoy making memories as you use your space all all-year round.
Here's to creating spaces you never want to leave!