You may have come across fascinating patio designs in home decor magazines that have unimaginable costing, but all the same have desired them for your house. Now, it is possible with a little effort on your part, to get an attractive patio where you can spend time with family and guests. You will also make monetary savings if you manage to make your own installations, giving you a feeling of accomplishment. Read on to get a start with patio ideas for creating a refreshing yet exotic place within the periphery of your house.
Â Plants for Decoration:
Plants are always a great way to adorn any site. You can select some of the exotic varieties of trees and flowers that will offer shade and relief to you on hot, summer days in this outdoor area. Do not aim for anything difficult to maintain but go for plants that can be kept alive without giving much attention. These plants should also add color and beauty to patio area. The plants should also emit fragrance so that their sweet odor will float all over the area and give you a perfectly natural ambiance while you spend your time outdoors.
Â Adding Furniture Pieces:
To add comfort to your patio you will have to invest in furniture pieces that are cozy yet trendy. If you want, you can also choose dining set (modern or traditional) to make your barbecue time more enjoyable. Or if you wish to spend time in isolation, you can opt for â€˜lounge chairâ€™ accompanied by ottoman. While buying patio furniture you should make sure that it is durable and can sustain the outdoor weather.
Â The Fountain Picturesque:
A grand addition to the patio will be water fountain or a â€˜bird bathâ€™. A â€˜bird bathâ€™ is usually very spacious and occupy one of the patio sides. In your free time, you will get the pleasure of viewing a variety of birds, all in your homeâ€™s periphery. If you are nature-lover, you can enjoy feeding the birds. A â€˜table solar fountainâ€™ is completely elegant and soothing for your patio. With the fountain in your patio, you can enjoy the summer breeze and listen to the gurgling sound of water while enjoying some quiet time relaxing alone or with loved ones.
To give a perfect finishing to your patio, you will need to make use of metal trowel. To keep from slipping in the area, you can also consider making the floor a little rough. For creating this rough effect, you can run the broom gently on the cemented floor which will give the right texture for roughness.