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Backyard Oasis: Outdoor Patio Designs

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Spring has sprung in Northeast Ohio and it’s an incredible time to begin reimagining your backyard. A smart patio design with landscaping in mind will take you from spring through summer; and if you are one that doesn’t mind a little crisp, winter air you can even create a concept reminiscent of a cozy winter chalet. You’re limited only by your imagination!

Backyard Retreat or Chic Entertaining Space

With a thoughtful design strategy, your backyard patio can be both! To create a peaceful respite from the hectic day-to-day opt for neutral color palettes, all-weather furniture, and spare arrangements. Place lush plantings requiring minimal upkeep throughout the space for a calming and serene environment. This low-maintenance concept will match your relaxing and entertaining needs so that your patio will be party ready when you have get-togethers – large or small.  Screen Shot 2016-03-30 at 10.02.43 AM

Patio Space

Patios can be located anywhere you can create a floor! – From brick, flagstones, wood chips, or gravel. How you intend to use the space will determine the size and materials needed. Poolside patios, for example, will be different from a smaller, more intimate breakfast area. If the space is shade-lacking consider adding a pergola or freestanding umbrellas. Umbrellas are also a great opportunity to add color and design to the patio so choose bold colors and patterns to amp up the backyard scene.

Secret Garden

Everyone needs a solitary spot for indulging in a good book, sharing conversation or sometimes just finishing a thought! Even if you have an open concept patio you can still reserve a corner to create a cozy spot. Incorporate lushly planted flora and add in a water feature like a small koi pond or fountain; finish off with a few overstuffed, comfortable lounging chairs and a small table for resting good drinks and a great read.Screen Shot 2016-03-30 at 9.58.10 AM

Take the Indoors Outdoors

Take advantage of and enjoy the great weather by creating a space that allows you to take your indoor activities outside.  A covered patio design means you can incorporate refined outdoor furnishings, amazing amenities and more. Add a distinctive dining set and add some posh chairs with a crafted table fitting your personal style. Add some elegance and hang a gilded mirror on an exterior wall or fence. Make the space luxurious and adorn chairs, chaises and settees with beautiful outdoor fabrics in a variety of textures and bursts of color. Screen Shot 2016-03-14 at 11.28.10 AM

Elegant Details

Amplify a patio’s appeal and decorate with flower pots and accessories. Consider adding an element of lighting, stereo speakers, an outdoor kitchen, and/or a fire pit. If you want to keep the space low-maintenance, be sure to choose all-weather-friendly accessories.

7464 Saddleback Ln, Gates Mills, OH 44040
7464 Saddleback Ln, Gates Mills, OH 44040