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10 Ways to: Transform your outdoor living space

Summer is around the corner, it's a great time to design your outdoor living space. Here are 10 tips to success.
Coastal outdoor dining area
1. Groundwork.
Creating a platform for your space can be done with pavers, wood deck or even by staining an existing concrete pad. This coastal outdoor dining space has a gorgeous stone design.

Coastal outdoor living area

2. Space planning.
Space planning can go a long way. This space was planned out perfectly for , relaxing, lounging, dining and cooking.

Coastal outdoor space

3. Landscaping.
Creating green surroundings to compliment your outdoor living area can add privacy and a lush touch for a tropical feel.

Coastal outdoor lounge with drapes

4. Fabric.
Drapes block the sun and can soften a space and make it feel more like the indoors, this design trick creates an inviting design.

Colorful coastal outdoor area

5. Lighting.
Lanterns or chandeliers can transform your outdoor space into a coastal retreat.

Coastal cottage outdoor relaxing nook

6. Layers.
Creating layers with area rugs, throw pillows and furniture will give your outdoor space dimension and a coastal collected design.

Coastal outdoor great room

7. Bring the indoors outside.
Using indoor style furnishings under a covered area will extend your living room to the outdoors increasing your living space. Upholstered furniture covered in outdoor fabric has a luxurious look.

Coastal outdoor space

8. Paint.
One way to make your outdoor space feel bigger is to paint the ceiling light blue to mimic the sky. Your space will feel large and airy with a simple can of paint.

Coastal modern outdoor seating by a fire pit

9. Something to gather around.
Whether you are getting together for drinks or a family dinner, having something to gather around is key, It can be a great dining table, coffee table or in this case a fire pit.

Coastal cottage outdoor day bed

10. Private escape.
Creating an area you can escape to and get lost in a book is a favorite. A simple way to create your own private spot is by using a day bed outdoors and filingl it with pillows. This day bed was made with a simple DIY design and covered with outdoor fabric.

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Comments

Love the beauty of seaglass,what a fantastic way to display it!!!! An love the ombre effect!!!
-   1 month ago -
LOVE THESE KITCHENS
-   1 month ago -
I LOVE the BEACH HOUSE TOUR!! We don't have ANYTHING like this in Quebec unfortunatly... Our bedroom is white and blue with many beach accents. I took my ideas from you! We've got it since 20 years and it is still update!
-   2 months ago -
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