Be it for soaking in the warmth of the sun or spending an outdoorsy day revelling in the bright blue skies, having one’s own stylish outdoor retreat makes it all the more enjoyable.
Be it a porch, a patio or even the pool side, creating that little nook that screams out your personality as well as gives you that certain personal space where you’d like to withdraw into after a hard week to enjoy not just the weather but also the peace and calm is a very necessary addition to you house.
To create a space, that serves it purpose of being not just beautiful but also functional while you are still lounging outdoors be it while entertaining guests or just spending the evening relaxing with your family need a lot of inspiration, patience as well as planning.
While designing for the indoors and decorating it is relatively simpler, doing up an outdoor retreat is much more complex in the way that one has to keep in mind the design aesthetics that includes architectural style, space management and comfort and the color harmony as well as the coverage from the weather element such as the sunlight, rain, wind etc.
Whether one need it to be cosy and comfortable that will be used only for relaxing or whether it should have different activity zones such as a cooking bay, a dining table etc has to be decided beforehand so that it does not later clash with the final construction of the space.
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