Summer is just around the corner, and our outside areas will be getting more use after being sometimes neglected during winter. Outdoor entertaining is where some of the best memories happen, whether it be a classic family BBQ or Spending time by the pool. Here are some tips to prepare your outdoor entertaining space for Summer.
Clean Patios and Decking
To establish a welcoming outdoor space for relaxation or social gatherings, begin by thoroughly cleaning the entire area. Begin by clearing away any clutter, debris, or unnecessary items that might have accumulated in the outdoor area. This includes old furniture, broken items, and random objects that don’t belong. Additionally, pressure washing the area can bring the concert and tiled outdoor areas back to life.
Arrange your outdoor furniture to create inviting conversation areas for social gatherings. Ensuring there is enough furniture for the guests is essential. Whether it be a tall bar table or a comfy outdoor seating arrangement. If you have limited space, opt for space-saving furniture or multipurpose pieces. Furthermore, ensure the furniture is weather-resistant and easy to clean.
Shade and Shelter
The Australian summer sun can be very intense, so consider adding shelter options to provide shade. Some great options include umbrellas, pergolas, and shade sails. This will help protect guests from direct sunlight. Additionally, in your outdoor patio areas add water misters to keep your guests comfortable and cool. Rain or shine, your guests can enjoy themselves comfortably.
Decorate And Add Greenery
Adding colorful outdoor rugs, throw pillows, and decorative planters can significantly enhance the ambiance of your outdoor space and create a vibrant and inviting atmosphere. Consider using weather-resistant fabrics to ensure the pillows stay vibrant and comfortable even when exposed to the elements. Consider the overall colour palette and design theme you want to achieve cohesiveness. Greenery is also so important in bringing aesthetics to your outdoor space. From flowers to ornamental grasses, add texture to complement your overall design theme.
By following these steps, you’ll be able to transform your outdoor area into a vibrant and inviting space for Summer entertaining.