Backyard Designs:Making it Flow

Relaxing in your deck or patio is typical as it is an area easy access to anyone. These days, the design trend has been maximizing the outdoor space by adding multifunctional furniture or adding decorations or sets that are extend to the basic essentials. 

Various designers suggest many ways to create comfortable spaces and make the flow between the indoor and the outdoor united. The functions of each room is included of course, and it all varies according to the priorities and use of each family. 

Entertainment, functionality and ambiance are important aspects in designing the outdoor space. Which is why it is important to consider the following tips: 

1. Keeping an open space in your backyard will allow foot traffic to be a breeze. It is still important to keep things open just so people wont feel cluttered. 

2. Trees, shrubs and fences make a statement and it distinctly says, "this is my territory." Aside from this, it will add as a design in your area and make your space private. 

3. Multifunctional furniture keep things decoratively interesting and sometimes, minimal space required furniture allow a free flow. Deck and patio can also be defined by the furniture you put.

4. Accents, plants or decors define amenities in your background. They also retain the privacy, especially if you have a pool or spa area. 

5. Place your garden where it will keep the flow of the space right but at the same time, keep them in the area that is most touched by sunlight. 

6. Storage sheds, partitions and gates keep those unpleasant materials out of site. Those materials include yard waste, garbage cans and compost piles. 

Posted by Diane Araga, on October 11, 2013 at 10:00 AM