Whether your family wants more space to play, work, study, do hobbies or just simply want a sitting room in the summer like a hand crafted shed, having a garden room is a good solution. They may come as simple as how you want it to be, hardly more than a bit of paint and wood, or something much more luxurious blended with windows and an installed power supply.
Here are some tips on how to design a good looking garden. With these tips, you can enjoy your area that blooms every single day of the year.
Positioning And Space
Decide carefully on how you want to make use of the room and let this serve as your guide when you plan its size and location. Garden rooms do not have to be exclusive to the patio or near to the back of your house. Some of the most successful outdoor living spaces are hidden from the view of the house and provide a whole different aspect. A sunny area will make sure that you acquire a maximum utilization of the space if you are just making a decking area with seats, however, you need to consider privacy by having to check whether the site is being overlooked.
Choose A Structure
There are a lot of good custom-built solutions to select from, from mobile huts and complete constructed rooms that are insulated to tented spaces, customized sheds and glass boxes.
However, if this room is just going to be utilized during the summer season and you do not want anything that is permanent in the building, you could make a simple yet attractive area by arranging your outdoor furniture under the shade of a large tree or arbour, or also on a raised deck
If this is your preference, it is worth investigating the cost in the installation of outdoor heating and lighting, and having an area to plug in a good quality sound system or other media. It is also convenient to have storage nearby where you can store blankets and cushions quickly when the rain comes and have space if you want to play outdoor games.
Combining your room outdoors with the garden is vital, so you can make a simple visual flow for the two. One of the better ways of doing it is to make use of materials for both that can complement the design of the garden. For instance, keep the wood unpainted inside of a summerhouse in order to match your fence.
But a stylish backdrop to a seating area that is open, whether a fabric drape or fence, will add definition and height.
Vivid patterns and bright colors that may appear brash indoors could be very effective on the outside. Select your palette carefully, though, since it will control the overall energy and feel of the space, whether exciting, bold or relaxed and refined. Cushions will add reasonable color for seating, and good quality hanging lanterns will draw the eye upwards.
You may even define an area for seating by painting a rug on decking, by using deck stains or stencil designs and exterior paint, or for a not quite permanent feature, you can use an easy-clean polypropylene rug.
Use The Space
If your area on the open seating is small, you can make use of a few tricks visually to make it look bigger. Mirrors are very much useful for making additional perspectives and can also reflect the candlelight beautifully during the evening.
You need to be careful that they are not in a spot where animals such as birds might fly into them accidentally though. A built-in, floating wall seat will boost the sense of floor area and maybe underlit for a lovely feeling at night. In addition, place some potted plants all over your seating area, a planted wall can also be an option if you want the area to look fabulous. Simply find a living wall planter at a local garden center.
Extending The Evening
Outdoor heating will turn a garden room, it will make it possible to enjoy it comfortably late in the evening. A large outdoor brick fireplace with a chimney is also an exciting method to bring the indoors outside if there is a large patio.
No matter what reason you have for wanting more space, adding a garden room can be the solution to enjoying your garden.
About The Author: Peter Yordanov is a blogger and a writer of articles related to Home improvement and Gardening. He is part of the team of Urban Sheds – Hand-Crafted Sheds Built Onsite. Passionate copywriter at heart and soul. That’s why he likes to participate in various projects related to home improvement and creates content that reaches an audience that will appreciate it.
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