Many people treat their patio as an extra 'outdoor' roomThe ‘Extra’ Outdoor Room

People are beginning to want more comfort from their ‘outdoor’ room and the latest interior and furnishing trends are starting to filter through from the house to the garden. Some of the trends to look out for:

Scandinavian Cool

Interior trends lagom & hygge will translate to the garden, whether you want minimalist or cozy throws and flaming fire pits, the Scandinavian trend translates well to the garden.

Bright Colours

Whilst neutral may be the key in home,design, colour is heading to the garden, from bright block colours for fencing to the vibrant orange, red, yellows, purple & fushia flower beds.bright flower borders are on trend for 2017

Relaxing

Green spaces are known to be relaxing and help to reduce stress. Whether you want to use your garden for a calming retreat, somewhere to relax with a chilled glass of wine after work or a place to entertain your friends, make your room as relaxed as possible

Lighting

Garden lights can be a feature of the design not a functional after thought. Whether you want hurricane lamps,  built-in patio lights, candles or even fairy lights, there is something to enhance your garden.

choose comfortable patio furnitureFurniture

As the line between home and garden becomes more blurred, garden furniture has become more importing, in particular larger seats that resemble sofas and the trend for cooking stations all help give the feel of having an extra room

Natural Materials

The use of natural materials for Patios is very popular, especially ethically sourced sandstone, granite and slate

 

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