Turn Your Small Outdoor Space Into an Oasis

Turn Your Small Outdoor Space Into an Oasis

Everyone needs a space to breathe in the fresh air. Whether you reside in a country home with acres of outdoor space or sunbathe from a small apartment balcony, style and comfort aren’t defined by size. Create an oasis in your small outdoor spaces with simple tips and tricks.

Here are a few ways to spruce up your small outdoor space.

Beautify Your Balcony with Bright & Vibrant Colours

With little space, it’s easy to write off the need for a fun and relaxing balcony in an apartment or condo but, even in the winter, a place to grab fresh air can be a lifesaver. Add a pop of colour to your balcony to bring more life to your small outdoor space.

Tips & Tricks

Here are a few ways to add a little life to your balcony.

  • Add colourful plants and flowers. This will add a fun pop of colour and bring a sense of freshness to your space.
  • Decorate with elements such as outdoor rugs, pillows, and lanterns to create a cozy atmosphere. If you have enough space, you can even add a small table and chairs to create the perfect spot for relaxation.
  • Ensure to keep your balcony clean and organized by regularly sweeping the floor and removing any clutter.

With these simple tips, you can turn your balcony into a bright and vibrant oasis that you can enjoy all year round.

Design Your Front Porch with Biophilic Furniture

The best way to bask in the benefits of summer is to bring nature into your home.

Biophilic design is an approach to interior design that incorporates natural elements, such as plants, natural materials, and views of the outdoors, into the built environment. The perfect place to experiment with a style that’s based on nature is your front porch.

Tips & Tricks

Here are the benefits of sprucing up your front porch with nature-reflecting designs and greenery.

  • Creates a welcoming first impression for family, friends and neighbours.
  • Reduces stress and improves overall well-being. Studies have shown that exposure to nature can lower heart rate, blood pressure, and cortisol levels, which are all indicators of stress.
  • Enhances creativity and productivity by establishing a more natural and stimulating environment.

Incorporating biophilic design in your home can have numerous positive effects on both your physical and mental health, as well as the environment. Check out our outdoor furniture for more great outdoor styles.

Accessorize Small Decks with Outdoor Décor

Small spaces call for tiny touches of elegance and personality. Show your style by choosing outdoor décor and accent furniture that reflects who you are. From patio pillows to outdoor accent chairs, the power of customization is in your hands.

Tips & Tricks

The key to adding life to a small deck follows the age-old proverb of “less is more”. Choose accents that suit your style and the current patio furniture you already have (unless you’re looking to upgrade, of course). Here are a few more tips and tricks to help you get started. 

  • Use outdoor rugs to add texture and visual interest to your deck. If your patio furniture features clean and simple colours then browse outdoor rugs with eccentric patterns to compliment your current layout.
  • Add colourful outdoor pillows and cushions to your seating area. This can not only add a pop of colour but also make the space more comfortable and cozy.
  • Incorporate outdoor lighting such as string lights or lanterns to create a warm and inviting atmosphere.

Find your summer style and accessorize your small deck with outdoor décor that creates an inviting space you can enjoy all summer long.

Add Summertime to Your Sunroom

Sunrooms offer the best of both worlds—a dose of Vitamin C from the sun and a healthy amount of cool air from the windows (or air conditioning unit). While it may not be directly outdoors, you can transform your sunroom into the perfect summertime retreat with a few small tweaks.

Tips & Tricks

Incorporating summer vibes into your sunroom furniture and décor can be a fun and refreshing way to create an oasis in your home. Here are a few ways to brighten up your space.

  • Add natural elements like plants, flowers, and foliage into your décor. Hanging plants, potted herbs, and colourful blooms can bring the outdoors inside and add vibrant pops of colour to your sunroom.
  • Tie in summery textiles such as vibrant-coloured curtains, airy cushions, and throw pillows to create a breezy, beachy feel.
  • Curate furniture that can be used inside your sunroom or outside when the weather is right. Cross-functional furniture makes it easy to afford fresh and new styles. Consider wicker furniture as a great fit for indoor and outdoor comfort.

With a little creativity, you can transform your sunroom into the perfect shady spot to enjoy the sun.

Sunny Days Ahead

With spring sprouting its leaves and summer around the corner, there is no time like the present to invest in furniture that will enhance the sunny days ahead. Whether you’re on the hunt for patio furniture or looking for vibrant colours to add to your living room, check out our Sunny Days Collection for inspiration.

Book an appointment at your local store for a relaxed, no-pressure shopping experience with a dedicated home expert that will help you find quality furniture for your new home.