Do you feel like summer is the shortest season of the year? If you do, don’t let it pass you by without enjoying it. Enjoy long days in the great outdoors without leaving your home, make use of your patio. Does your patio need a bit of attention now the Christmas rush is over?
Make your patio look great
Your patio is a great place to bask in and enjoy summer, whether you are entertaining family and friends or just want to relax with a good book and refreshing drink. However, before doing this, you need to make your patio feel more welcoming and comfortable. Your patio should be a place where you can feel the comfort of inside your home while enjoying the freshness the great outdoors outside.
Money a bit tight after Christmas, so a cheap make over is needed.You want to have the patio of your dreams without spending too much, there’s a way to do just that.
Make your patio look good on a budget
Creating the perfect patio without breaking your budget is possible. Here’s how you can update the look of your patio without spending too much.
- Use local plants and flowers
- Get creative with lighting
- Use your old furniture
Use local plants and flowers
Nature if your best accessory. Always accessorise your outdoor space with stylish planters but this time, plant them on your own. Grow local plants and flowers. You can save your money by asking friends and family for extra plants or cuttings to get you started. Have a look at what is already in your garden you can use.
Get creative with lighting
It is important to light your patio because it gives your patio life at night. When you are working at day, chances are, you will spend most of your time there at night. There are great ways to incorporate stylish lighting and end up saving your money such as:
- Use battery powered lights
- Solar powered lights
- Recycled jars with tea light in them. (See our Clever ways to light up your backyard article)
Use your old furniture
Jazz up your old patio furniture, a bit of paint or a polish can do wonders to your old furniture. Buy some new cushions to make them look like new again, bright colours is great at this time of year. You won’t only be saving money but you are also creating a unique looking patio with your personal touch!
Follow these and you’ll be surprised how little money you spent on your beautiful and stylish patio.
If your patio has seen better days, contact CPR Outdoor Centre. We offer full patio installation and we also have DIY kits to save your money. Ring us now to check our different range of services we offer.