Summer is settling down and the weather is a little more bearable making it the perfect time to spend it relaxing (or entertaining) friends and family in your backyard. Or, if you have been neglecting your outdoor space, this fall season is ideal for getting creative with a backyard renovation. There are so many ways to update your boring backyard to make it more inviting at your next get-together or to just create a serene place to relax after those long days at work.

Creative Backyard Renovation Ideas

Your backyard is an important part of your home and it should not be neglected. With the right upgrades and upkeep, your outdoor space can greatly boost the overall value of your home. Here are six ways to elevate your backyard and make it a place everyone will want to spend time in.

  1. Mood Lighting
  2. Add a Spark
  3. Luscious Landscaping
  4. Themed Inspiration
  5. Get Cooking–Outside
  6. Outdoor Dining

1) Mood Lighting

Create the perfect ambiance in your backyard with mood lighting. Whether you place solar lights around your landscaping to highlight walkways and pretty plants, or you hang lights from your pergola or arbor, you will create the right mood for relaxing or entertaining al fresco with friends and family.

2) Add a Spark

Adding a fire pit or outdoor fireplace to your outdoor space is another terrific way to add value to your home and create a cozy place for your loved ones to gather around at the end of the day to chat, make smores, and create memories.

3) Luscious Landscaping

The easiest way to renovate your backyard is to add some landscaping! Having a yard with only a lawn to upkeep and mow each week looks plain and bland. Consider your climate first to decide which plants will grow with ease in your area. Click To Tweet Add character by incorporating flowering shrubs, vining plants, and container gardens to your outdoor space.

4) Themed Inspiration

Another creative design idea for a backyard renovation is to choose a theme for your space. Your options are endless! Some popular themes are tropical, Tuscan, English garden, desert, or beach-house to name a few. Again–get creative and see what themed inspiration you come up with!

5) Get Cooking–Outside

An instant way to renovate your backyard space is to add an outdoor kitchen! An outdoor kitchen can be the new focal point of your yard and allow you more ways to spend time outside. There are so many design options for your new outdoor kitchen and you can custom tailor them to the look or theme you want.

6) Outdoor Dining

Even if you aren’t able to get an outdoor kitchen at this time, creating an outdoor dining space is another easy way to renovate your backyard. Dining areas are the new must-have for any backyard. Make sure to have comfy chairs for all your guests who will be begging to come over and hang out in your newly renovated outdoor space.

Renovating Your Outdoor Living Space

One thing is for sure, renovating your outdoor living space not only boosts your home value, but it will get you and your loved ones spending more time outside. By implementing some of the above design ideas, your backyard renovation will be done in no time and you will be enjoying time together eating by the fire pit.

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