Entry #2681, July 25, 2013
The looks of your outdoor home will make the first impression to your guests. There are several things that make the outdoor appearance of your home a scenic area. It’s like an empty canvass that when added with colors, it will become a work of art.
Colors play a vital role in enhancing the looks of your outdoor. This makes it very essential to add color when you want to enhance the beauty of your outdoor home. When colors are combined creatively, you can be certain that the output is a masterpiece.
Image via: Balfour Walker
Here are some effective ideas on how to add color to your outdoor home for less:
Add decorative items to your outdoor furniture
Take advantage of your outdoor furniture to add colors in the surroundings. For instance, use colorful pillows and cushions in your patio chairs. Not only that it adds color but also comfort for your guests. You can mix and match designs according to your desired theme or season. The cushion can be a weekend project that you can do together with the whole family.
Image via: Martha Angus Inc.
Painting your outdoor home
This is one of the easiest ways to add color to your outdoor home for less. You can choose a color or combination of colors that will satisfy your desired look. It is always best if you can match it with the season. For instance, you can paint color blue, green, yellow and lavender during summer. Another idea is to use paint colors that coordinate with your exterior home colors. Depending on your geographic location- colorful palettes for your front door, trim, shutters, and field color will instantly bring summer color to your outdoor home.
Consider hanging lighting and decor
This may be accomplished through digging in your storage for a potential decorative material. You can have wind charmers or just proceed to your garden and get some hanging plants as decorations. Also, lighting fixtures may help you with this idea. There are a number of fixtures that are so colorful and attractive when installed outdoors.
Image via: Culbertson Durst Interiors
Plan ahead and be very resourceful with the materials you need. Look for your old storage and see if there are things than can be repurposed. Make your outdoor home beautiful and friendly of your budget.
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