May 28 2021

7 Inexpensive Ways to Spruce Up Your Outdoor Living Space This Summer

by Erin

Inexpensive Outdoor Living Space

With the Spring season coming to a close, summer is just around the corner. The warm weather is the perfect time to spruce up your outdoor living space and enjoy the fruits of your labor. In this article, we’re sharing a few great inexpensive ways to revive up your backyard in your new home so you can show it off this summer!

 

Build an Outdoor Firepitome

 

Imagine cozying up with family and friends after the sun sets near a beautiful flame in your backyard. You can make it happen by building your own outdoor fire pit with a bit of elbow grease. This can become an easy DIY project that you’ll be proud of. You can roast marshmallows and tells scary stories with the kids or simply relax next to your new fire pit with a good book in hand.

 

Paint Your Fence

 

One of the easiest ways to make a difference in any space, whether outdoors or indoors, is by adding a little color. Take that old brown fence from drab to fab with your choice of paint color this summer to make a statement and refresh your outdoor living space. 

 

Revive Old Patio Furniture

 

If you haven’t used your patio furniture all year, it’s probably time to dust it off and give it a good deep clean in preparation for all of your backyard shindigs coming up this summer. Not everyone can purchase brand new future, but a couple of cans of spray paint may do just the thing. Restore those rusted metal chairs with a few coats of spray paint, and no one will ever notice. This method works great for wicker as well.

 

Plant Flowers

 

You can plant inexpensive flowers that are in season to brighten up and heighten the look of your backyard. Perennials are a great flower to start with, and they come back each year which makes them a fantastic investment. Your neighbors will envy you and your pockets with thank you.

 

Set the Mood with Lighting

 

Adding outdoor lighting provides the perfect touch to your backyard living space. You can wrap your trees, tables, and even fences with affordable string lights to add a romantic feel. Outdoor lights are perfect for eating dinner after dark and enjoying a fantastic summer evening with the ones you love.

 

Purchase an Outdoor Rug

 

Outdoor rugs are a great affordable way to elevate your outdoor living space! Adding an outdoor rug to your backyard provides your space with more color and personality with little to no effort.

 

Create an Outdoor Dining Space

 

Who doesn’t love to eat outside during the summer? You can bring your favorite meals outdoors with a table and few chairs that complement the space, and voila! Savor your first cup of brew with your morning paper or fire up the grill and dig into some tasty barbeque at your outdoor dining space. 

 

However you decide to revamp your backyard living space, get creative and have fun with it. Once your work is complete, it will quickly become your favorite outdoor hangout spot. After a long day’s work, retreating to your outdoor living space to relax is the perfect way to end your day. 

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