Having a swimming pool or huge garden is probably everyone’s dream home. However, small outdoor space is not as bad as you thought – from balconies to apartment patios to constrained urban dwellings, they deserve some attention too, and if you know how to decorate them, you can make the most out of a small outdoor space on a budget.
Since you only have a small space to work with, you should definitely put more effort and focus to make the most out of it. Consider adding artificial lawn with grass, as the green offers an instant aesthetic to your outdoor space, as well as a sense of coziness. Most importantly, you do not need to mow the lawn!
On the other hand, wooden flooring is another popular choice. There are many choices for wood floorings, but be sure to select the one that lasts and performs outdoor with weather resistant feature, such as teak floorings. With teak floorings, you can make out a modern or traditional style based on the combination you desire.
Depending on where your outdoor space is located, you may find the space lack of light for most of the times. Hence, simply add some lighting like a light bulb will be able to provide ambient brightness, and due to the small amount of space, you do not have to invest lots of money to lit it up.
Based on your preference, you can set it up like a romantic space of your home by adding light bulb that offers warm temperature – best setup for a intimate dinner or reading area.
Art of Illusion
I am sure you have heard of mirror will make the space larger. Yes, adding a mirror not only make limited space seems bigger, but also offers a sense of contemporary art.
Space Saving Furniture
If you only have fixed amount of outdoor space to work with, be flexible and creative with the furniture you use there. When there is no more room horizontally, find it vertically – consider using stackable chairs when it comes to small outdoor space, which not only can offers enough seats, but also able to save space when not in use.
Moreover, an extendable table will be perfect for small outdoor space, as it can serve more people when needed, and save space when it is not needed.
Lastly, if you planning to make a small outdoor space into sun tanning area, remember to get a recliner chair in which you can either sit straight or lay flat like a lounger when needed.