Spring just cannot come quick enough for most of us this year. It seems that more than half of the country has been in a deep freeze this winter.
But don’t worry, summer will be here soon, and we will be begging for cooler temperatures in no time. If you are going to enjoy your backyard this season, the best way is to decorate your yard with functional items.
The first thing that makes for an enjoyable time outside is a fire pit or chiminea. The addition of a fire pit will add a gathering point and makes for an excellent conversational piece. Just place a few chairs around it you will instantly have a living room experience.
Another way to add a living room feel to your home is the addition of solar lamps. I am not talking about those cheap lights that people have along their driveway. I am referring to lamps that you would be comfortable with displaying in your home.
Next is the addition of stylish outdoor furniture. Don’t buy that vinyl cushion covered junk that your grandmother had in the 80’s. I am talking about quality wooden furniture that is hand crafted.
The next thing that you need is a quality covering to keep you and your outdoor decorations out of the elements and damaging rays of the sun. A quality gazebo with a canopy will do the trick. High quality models can be found at any home improvement warehouse for prices starting at a few hundred dollars.