Decorating Outdoor Decks and Patios With Themes

 


Article by: Kathy Burns-Millyard

Decks and Patios , Add Some Enchantment To Your Backyard With A Garden Gazebo don't count towards square footage in your home, , Commercial Ponds but they sure do go a long way towards making a home , Pest Control and Mosquito Larva feel larger, more inviting, and fun. Decks , Landscaping 101 and patios , Home and Garden Decor Needs can be wonderful places , Swimming Pool Chemicals: Algaecides & Clarifiers to entertain friends and family, or they can be secluded quiet spots for you to get away from the hustle of everyday life. Whichever you choose... the key to having great decks , Add Some Enchantment To Your Backyard With A Garden Gazebo and patios , Flowers Guide is to decorate , Spring is Around the Corner - How is Your Garden? them with a theme.

One popular deck , Landscaping 101 or patio , Teak Outdoor Benches- Fantastic Seating for Your and Garden theme is the outdoor , Ornamental Fountain barbecue. Now technically this is a function of the area, but using a touch of decorating , Birdhouses flair, you can make it into an overall theme too. For instance, putting rustic furniture , The Truth about Bulb Flowers on your patio , Swimming Pool Chemicals: Algaecides & Clarifiers or deck , Garden Sheds: Wood Finishing and Weatherproofing Tips would give it a country or western BBQ theme. This works wonderfully when you have a firepit-style barbecue grill, or an outdoor , Thyme: The Herb of Courage fireplace. If your preference is upscale and classy, and your barbecue equipment is the shiny, fancy, large cookstation-style, try setting up a bistro theme instead.

If you have kids of course, it helps to go with a fun theme instead. A beach theme is an excellent example here: Colorful beach chairs , 5 Things To Consider Before Purchasing a Push Reel Mower and sun , Bare Root Roses, What To Look For When Buying umbrellas set the tone wonderfully. You can even use ropes, sails, nets, and lifeguard floats to hang from the sides of your fun deck, , Setting Up A Goldfish Pond and post flags from different Caribbean or Mediterranean countries on the corners of the deck. , Forest Tent Caterpillars Keeping a chest inside , Natural Garden Pest Control of beach paraphernalia - floats, leis, sunglasses, and even a pirate's eye patch will keep your children entertained as you try to prepare dinner.

A country theme is also wonderful for decks , Ornamental Fountain and patios. , The Truth about Bulb Flowers Try using old barrels as both tables and chairs , Bare Root Roses, What To Look For When Buying for this theme. To make the chairs: Cut part of the barrel to leave a curved "back", then nail , Benefits of Mulch the top into place , In the Veggie Patch - December as a seat. You can even put checkered chair , A Creative Patio cushions on these to enhance them further. And of course, small decorating , An Introduction to Bonsai Maple Trees touches such as old soda bottles, signs, tools, , Natural Garden Pest Control and flowers , Books About Landscaping help enhance and round out the overall look.

Whatever theme you decide to use on your deck, , Landscaping 101 the essentials are a table and chairs , June Gardening Tips with some extra seating and side tables. If your deck , Growing Asparagus is too small for that, you can simply purchase a couple of Adirondack chairs , Garden Sheds: Wood Finishing and Weatherproofing Tips and side tables to match. Your parties may be smaller, but you can always put a picnic table in the yard , Wood Sheds to seat more people. Choose your own theme; a deck , Flowers Guide is a place , Add Some Enchantment To Your Backyard With A Garden Gazebo where you can put your favorite random items to good use. So from Coca-Cola to country to classic, create your own deck , Calla Lilies - Flowers for All Occasions decorations and spend the rest of the summer , Pest Control and Mosquito Larva enjoying your friends on your jazzy new deck. , Birdhouses
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