How To Instantly Improve Your Patio Or Outdoor Space

Alivia Whitaker | March 16, 2018 @ 12:00 AM

If your outdoor space is a looking a little dull lately, here is how to instantly improve your patio!  It doesn’t have to be hard OR expensive.  Just follow our tricks below for the easiest way to make your patio looking the best in the neighborhood.

Enough Seating

This may sound obvious, but you’re not going to be able to enjoy your space if there isn’t room to sit!!  Think about company as well - if you have a small family and are looking at only a few chairs, consider how often you have guests over.  

Many different sources online and in stores have great patio furniture options in a variety of styles.  Find a size and look of patio furniture that works for you and put it up at home to instantly improve your patio !

Outdoor Rug

Nothing pulls together a space and makes it look more custom than a rug.  And luckily, there are a plethora of beautiful outdoor rug options!  Outdoor rugs are built to be weather and wear resistant.  

Purchasing a stylish outdoor rug and placing it strategically will instantly upgrade your outdoor area and make you stand out from the neighbors.


One of the easiest and most effective ways to instantly improve your patio is to add plenty of LIGHTING!  Many places sell hanging lights and other type of lighting specifically for outdoor spaces.

Simply use screw in hook hangers and place stringed, outdoor lights along your patio cover.  If you don’t have structural covering, consider adding outdoor lighting to the edge of an umbrella or pergola.

You can also add other types of lighting such as decorative lanterns or push-in yard lights such as the kind found HERE.

Patio Accessories

To make your outdoor space really look curated and original - use outdoor accessories!  Colorful outdoor pillows, decorative items, unique hanging pots and other types of accessories are easy to acquire, place and will instantly improve your patio !!

These relatively small and inexpensive touches take almost no effort to acquire and set up. Therefore, they are the easiest and most clever way to make your outdoor space look it’s very best!

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