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Simple Solutions to Help Refresh Your Lifeless Patio for Summer

Simple Solutions to Help Refresh Your Lifeless Patio for Summer

Can you believe it's that time of year again...summertime! I don't know about you, but we spend as much time outside enjoying all the good weather while we can. And that's kind of the norm around here when you spend a lot of time indoors hibernating during those long winter months. In order to celebrate the most wonderful time of year, here in Canada anyway, a good outdoor living area is a must! As much as I love a good black and white interior, outdoors is all about celebrating color and pattern! With these simple steps, you can refresh any lifeless patio in no time, without breaking the bank. 

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Simple Solutions to Help Refresh Your Lifeless Patio for Summer

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Functional and neutral furniture: This will most likely be your biggest investment, but it will also be the one thing you'll have for years to come. Which is why it's wise to purchase something that is both functional and neutral so you will love it for years to come! 

 

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Simple Solutions to Help Refresh Your Lifeless Patio for Summer

Colorful and practical accessories: Items like pillows, throws and collapsible side tables are relatively inexpensive and can be changed out any season if you grow tired of them. Having fun with color is a must for summer - hone in on those Palm Spring Vibes! Your patio will thank you for it. 

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Simple Solutions to Help Refresh Your Lifeless Patio for Summer

Ambient lighting: Be sure to bring in some ambient and intimate lighting for when the sun begins to set. Big and bright lanterns with lit candles add a nice touch or even more traditional bulb patio lights. It's completely up to you! 

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Simple Solutions to Help Refresh Your Lifeless Patio for Summer

Fresh greenery and flowers: You don't have to be a pro-gardener to bring in pops of color and texture. Sometimes a simple pot of flowers does the trick - it helps the outdoor space feel more alive. If you are worried about forgetting to water your flowers, don't be afraid to bring in faux-greenery. It does the job without that added responsibility of keeping it alive! 

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Simple Solutions to Help Refresh Your Lifeless Patio for Summer

Modern Heaters: It's not uncommon for the temperatures to drop into the evenings which is why it's important to have a source of heat so you can enjoy those late nights with ease. There are all kinds of options to suit your budget: whether a tall commercial patio heater, portable propane fire pit or a modern Chiminea; the options are endless! 

Simple Solutions to Help Refresh Your Lifeless Patio for Summer

These are certainly practical and attainable options for any patio size and budget. Most of all, I hope you have fun breathing new life into your outdoor living space! 

Simple Solutions to Help Refresh Your Lifeless Patio for Summer

Simple Solutions to Help Refresh Your Lifeless Patio for Summer

Simple Solutions to Help Refresh Your Lifeless Patio for Summer

Simple Solutions to Help Refresh Your Lifeless Patio for Summer

Simple Solutions to Help Refresh Your Lifeless Patio for Summer

Simple Solutions to Help Refresh Your Lifeless Patio for Summer

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