Perk Up Your Porch on a Budget

Jun 17, 2016

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Sometimes you only realize your patio is looking less than fabulous once BBQ season is in full swing. If you don’t have the budget for a full revamp, no need to worry. We have you covered with essentials that will breathe life back into even the most tired patios. Check it out!


Perk Up Your Porch On A Budget


Bistro Lights

Bistro lights or twinkle lights are the perfect way to bring a warm, inviting ambiance to any backyard. What’s even better is if you’re able to find stringed lights that feature Edison bulbs. This simple addition can bring the feel of Europe or a little café right into your backyard. It’s an easy and inexpensive way to add a warm ambiance that is perfect for some backyard drinks!

Update Your Umbrella

Adding or updating your umbrella can change the whole vibe of your patio. Simply by adding a bold colour or fun pattern can totally change the vibe of your outdoor living space. You can check out local design stores or more inexpensive big box stores to see what styles they have for summer!

Potted Pretties

Easily the best accessories for any deck or patio are the flowers and plant life! Filling your patio with lush greenery is a fantastic way to add warmth and life into an otherwise drab space. You can even purchase inexpensive plain planters and get creative with how you decorate them! From hanging baskets to wall planters or normal planters there are endless ways to incorporate greenery into your outdoor living space!

Seating Switch Up

If you’re not looking to invest in brand new patio furniture you can always go for some new cushions! By changing up the colours, patterns and materials you can totally change the vibe of your patio. Plus, adding a few new cushions or a fun foot ‘poof’ is a great, inexpensive alternative to investing in a whole new patio set!

Knick Knacks

While knick-knacks can clutter up spaces, strategically places bold items can make your patio more modern and even welcoming. There’s nothing worse than a sparse dusty patio. Don’t be afraid to make use of the whole space and fill it up with interesting and eye catching items.

Mattify Things

Rugs aren’t only for the indoors! It’s actually quite the contrary. Patio rugs are such a fun trend to embrace and a simple way to elevate the look of your porch or patio. Make a bold statement and choose a playful pattern that incorporates lots of bright colours. A one-step move that will totally change up the look of your outdoor living space!

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