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Backyard Projects can Elevate your Outdoor Space

Living in this part of the country allows ample time to head outside and lounge in the outside spaces, enjoying the fresh air and comfortable temperatures the rest of the country can only envy.

Why not make the most of the space?

Aside from adding value to your home, upgrading your outdoor space can set the stage for alfresco parties and luxurious alone time.

CONSIDER AN OUTDOOR THEATER

If you are planning to bring friends and family over for a truly special movie night — what about turning your outdoor space into a spectacular outdoor theater by adding an oversized projection screen?

Add seating, including sofas, lounge chairs and a fire pit. Soften the space with planters, an outdoor rug and space heaters and everyone will stay for the second feature.

OUTDOOR ART IS NOT JUST FOR RESORTS

Resorts often include artwork and sculptures, giving properties luxurious style. Accent your patio and garden areas with unique art to give it an elegant appearance that stands out from the typical garden. Consider metal art and sculptures to give your space a truly one-of-a-kind look.

Many artists can create pieces specifically for your space, making it a truly unique experience.

OUTDOOR FINE DINING

Outdoor dining areas create the perfect place to entertain friends and family. By adding a stylish outdoor dining set you can create the resort experience in your own backyard. Not a picnic bench or typical outdoor table, consider a large wood table with a cushioned bench and chairs under a pergola that includes outdoor lights and a chandelier.

Take the next elegant dinner party outside and impress everyone.

ADD A WELLNESS COMPONENT

It’s time to focus on self-care. When adding a backyard project, consider adding a quiet, soothing space for yoga and/or meditation with pillows and soft rugs or a sauna, hot tub or cold plunge to wake up your senses and even an outdoor shower.

Your outside space can become a place of peace and calm for not just you, but friends and family.

CREATE YOUR OWN VACATION SPOT

After staying at home for the past two years, the trend now is to bring the vacation vibe home, specifically in the backyard. Include a year-round, built-in fire pit or a covered space for entertaining.

Add overhead infrared and gas heaters for warmth and lighting for ambiance. Installing these can be low-cost, high-reward additions that create a resort feel without leaving home.

ADD AN OUTDOOR KITCHEN

Blend indoor and outdoor living by adding an outdoor kitchen on your patio or deck. Make it a built-in kitchen with all the essentials including a grill, beverage fridge and plenty of counter space to prepare those meals.

If you include an outdoor fine-dining area, you are sure to get the resort feel and impress your guests.

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