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Ways To Make Your Outdoor Space Look Luxurious

Discover all the ways to make your outdoor space look luxurious. Here are tips and tricks to boost your home’s curb appeal and make your patio enjoyable.

Sprucing up your outdoor space in time for summer is an excellent way to motivate yourself to go outside more often. Having a beautiful exterior also boosts your home’s appraisal value and makes you the envy of all your neighbors. You don’t have to be rich to look expensive. Try one of many ways to make your outdoor space look luxurious so that your friends will want to hang out at your place. Keep reading for the best tips and tricks.

Focus on Your Entryway

The first thing people will see when they come to your house is your entrance, so you want it to look its best. Choose exterior paint colors that boost curb appeal, such as black and white or sage. You can also install a brick or cobblestone pathway and line it with gorgeous greenery. Flower beds, clean windows, and a fresh driveway also make your entryway look stellar. Your home will look Pinterest-perfect with just a few simple touch-ups to the façade.

Outdoor patio with fireplace
Outdoor patio with fireplace

Maintain Your Lawn

Lawn maintenance is the key to making your outdoor space look luxurious. In addition to mowing, consider cutting lines or other patterns into the grass. Prune the trees and trim the shrubs while removing any leaves from your lawn. The front lawn should contain minimal lawn decor to allow the entryway to shine. Save decorations, such as hammocks, garden gnomes, and bird feeders, for the back yard where you can enjoy them from your patio.

Outdoor Seating And Garden Furniture On Patio Of Contemporary Home
Outdoor Seating And Garden Furniture On Patio Of Contemporary Home

Pick a Theme

You can base your outdoor patio space’s theme around a shape, color, or upholstery type. You might choose all wicker or bamboo furnishings. Or you may combine colors like blue and purple or pink and yellow to create an aesthetic that brings you joy. Further, you could choose an interior design style that you like, such as Zen, tropical, or vintage. Transport yourself when you step outside.

Outdoor patio in the garden with sofa chair and pillow decoration
Outdoor patio in the garden with sofa chair and pillow decoration

Add Furniture

While you don’t have to choose a furniture set, matching patio tables and chairs will look best in your outdoor areas. Make your space look bigger and more luxurious by creating multiple areas for guests to hang out. Large pieces of comfortable furniture provide a feeling of luxury, especially if they use high-end materials or include delicate patterns.

Use Lighting

One of the best ways to make your outdoor space look luxurious is to add exquisite lighting. You’ll need bright lighting available around the areas where you may want to sit after sundown, such as your patio or front porch. Add sconce lighting to illuminate your house at night and bring out its best features. Light up the entryway to show off its beauty and add extra security.

Decorating your outdoor space is about more than boosting your home’s curb appeal. In the process, you’ll discover how to work with your home’s best features. You may find something unique about your house that you didn’t know before. Have fun uncovering all the ways to make your outdoor space look luxurious. Let your passion for enjoying the outdoors fuel what direction you take in your designs.


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Karen LeBlanc

Karen LeBlanc is a travel host and writer with a popular travel show, The Design Tourist, and a companion lifestyle blog. As a widely published travel journalist and content creator, Karen is a member of the North American Travel Journalists Association. She also serves as the Design and Travel editor of the national lifestyle magazine, LaPalme. Karen believes that every destination has a story to tell through its local art, architecture, culture, and craft. This immersive creative exploration begins with authentic accommodations where the narrative of place unfolds through art, accessories, accouterments, furnishings, fixtures, and food. 

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