Creating a beautiful outdoor space goes beyond just installing a patio. From decorative touches to your existing space to installing beautiful stone fire pits and retaining walls, the possibilities are endless and there’s something for every budget.
Fire pits & fireplaces
Hard to imagine now, but it won’t be long before the days start getting shorter and the nights start getting chillier. Get a head start and be prepared when fall does arrive by doing a custom fire pit or outdoor fireplace install this summer.
Fire pits provide an excellent gathering place for guests and extend the functionality of your patio into the fall and winter months. Check out our “how-to” page to view a video on installing your own fire pit.
If you have a large space or are looking for something more dramatic than a fire pit, consider having a custom fireplace installed. This provides a perfect backdrop when entertaining and allows your area to stay warm all year long.
Another way to add an instant “wow” factor and additional seating to your outdoor space is with the addition of garden walls. These walls provide the perfect frame for your landscaping and can be covered with outdoor cushion for extra seating when you’re entertaining.
Go beyond the traditional tiki torch and add lighting to your landscape. From lights along your walkways to softly lit bulbs overhead, lighting can go a long way in setting the mood of your outdoor space.
If you’re looking for more low-key lighting options try adding tabletop lanterns or jarred candles hung from trees. Eye-catching, colored candles can really make a space pop, and added bonus, you can get specific scented candles to keep the bugs at bay.
Add a little color
A pop of color can instantly brighten up any outdoor space. If you don’t have the budget for fire pits or fancy landscaping, no problem. You can buy a couple of brightly colored plants and place around your space. Just be sure to buy plants that are appropriate for the amount of sunlight they will be getting.
If you aren’t a green thumb and don’t want to have to worry about keeping something alive in the summer heat, decorative outdoor pillows are another way to bring color to your patio. You can also add in colorful table linens and tabletop floral arrangements.
These are just a few ideas for making your outdoor space beautiful and as you can see it can be done on any size budget. From the elaborate to the easy, the most important thing is to create a space that is comfortable and enjoyable for you and your family.