All too often Canadians tend to focus on our interior living space and forget all about the exterior. By doing this we are missing out on some fabulous opportunities to take the indoors out, and create a beautiful and comfortable outdoor living space. Here we’ll take a look at the key ingredients in making that outdoor living space, including hardy Canadian outdoor furniture options.
Create a Seating Area
Just like inside your home, you want to create an inviting and comfortable seating area. This is where outdoor furniture comes into play. Be sure to shop for pieces that fit your space, are made of materials that can stand up to Canadian weather conditions, and that are comfortable to sit on.
A table and chairs is always a great place to start, but don’t be afraid to go bold and look into such things as l-shaped couches, lounges, circular padded chairs, and more. This is your chance to be creative.
Again, you wouldn’t forget lighting inside your home, so don’t forget it outside. If you happen to have a gazebo you may want to look into an outdoor chandelier for elegance and charm, add a table lamp to side tables, lights to your garden and pathway, and rope lighting in the shrubs and bushes. Lighting allows you to create a warm ambiance.
Accessories Make the Space
There is no shortage of outdoor accessories nowadays such as planters, throw pillows, clocks, fountains, statues, wall art, and more. If you’re feeling overwhelmed with the options it may help to pick a theme or colour and then work from there.
Another great accessory is an outdoor carpet. This warms up the space and really gives that sense out outdoor living.
There’s no reason that you have to spend a fortune in order to create an outdoor space, instead it’s about finding a few great items.