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30 November 2023

Discover the great outdoors at home

4 easy ways to DIY your outdoor area for summer

While summer’s a great time to enjoy the great outdoors, let’s not forget the sheer joy of lazy days at home too. Here’s 4 ways to spruce up your outdoor area into a stunning oasis where you can relax, entertain and soak up the summer vibes.

1. Spruce up those table and chairs

Summer’s a great time to tackle that neglected outdoor setting and get creative. How about a vibrant splash of color or a distressed vintage look? Don’t forget to add some comfy cushions for extra relaxation too.

2. Dazzle with new outdoor lighting

As the sun sets let your outdoor area sine. Hang some fairy lights, stake some lanterns, even pop up a spotlight to highlight your favorite garden features. Better yet, if they’re solar-powered and you’ll get an eco- and budget-friendly lighting solution too.

3. Add new plants and accents

Once your dining area’s on point, it’s time to inject some life to your outdoor oasis. Consider adding low-maintenance plants that can stand the summer heat, like succulents. Accents like wind chimes or quirky sculptures (did someone gnomes?) can also inject a sense of play.

4. Make life easier with raised beds

Now you’re on a roll, it’s time to aim higher. Because if want to grow your own veggies, raised beds are the way to go. They provide better access and drainage, add visual appeal to your garden, plus you can use reclaimed wood or repurposed materials for an eco-friendly twist.

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