With the holiday season just around the corner you are certain to be planning your holiday festivities very soon. To make this year’s gathering a UNIQUE one to remember forever, be sure to take advantage of the great climate here in Phoenix by taking the party outdoors! Nothing is better than fresh air, friends, family and food enjoyed in your outdoor living space. [Read more…]
Purchase Outdoor Furniture
Bring your home and your life outdoors by creating little living rooms on your patio. Think of your outdoor furniture as an investment, just like you would your indoor furniture. Quality is even more important outdoors because the furniture needs to stand up to the elements. Arrange seating as you would in a family room to encourage gathering for good conversation and relaxation. Use comfortable cushions and pillows covered in outdoor fabric, and your outdoor spaces will become the most popular rooms in, and outside, the house.
Build an Outdoor Kitchen
Kitchens are the undisputed heart of the home, where everyone gathers, mingles, and lingers during parties. But to achieve that kind of appeal outside means expanding your outdoor living space. Today’s outdoor kitchens supply everything the backyard chef needs! From appliances, to back splashes, cabinets and flooring. Once all the details are in play and all of the amenities are in place, your kitchen will be open for business. Don’t be surprised if it becomes your family’s new favorite room.
Add a Fireplace or Fire Pit
Fireplaces and fire pits can really be the focal point of an outdoor room. Everyone loves to gather around a fire and chat. It’s an innate part of human nature that dates back to prehistoric times. They have a natural knack for bringing people together. Fireplaces and fire pits lend warm ambiance to any outdoor space, and allow you to linger longer outside at night. They’re an inviting, safe way to add heat and light to evening get-togethers with your family and friends and add seasons to your outdoor living.
You finally have the pool of your dreams! Now it’s time to accessorize! Adding your unique touch of landscaping and decorating is a great way to personalize your backyard. There are so many ways you can do this – with patio furniture, rock gardens, fountains, trees and flowers, etc. Below are a few ways that you can give it a finished look. [Read more…]