With everyone spending much more time than usual at home, plenty of people are viewing their houses with a critical eye. Craft blogs are full of “lockdown ideas” to spruce up the house or finally finish that renovation project as quarantine continues. These ideas certainly keep people busy and improve the house in the process. But why stop with the inside?
Your backyard is just as important as the rest of your house, and if you’re staying home like most people currently are, you’ll be spending more time there than typical. Try adding a few custom touches for a backyard ambiance you’re sure to love! Here are just a few ideas.
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In a big city like Houston, we’re surrounded by so many buildings and streets that it can be difficult to get in touch with nature. Why not bring nature to you with some colorful plants native to the Houston area? Flowers, vines, and even herbs or vegetable plants can provide a welcome touch of color and natural beauty in your urban backyard.
Pro Tip: Many people find caring for plants to be mentally and physically therapeutic. Start a small garden in your backyard and reap the benefits!
Night or evening gatherings need light to keep the party in full swing. Lights like wall-mounted lanterns or ceiling lights fit the bill, but why not dress things up a bit more? Outdoor string lights or fairy lights add a magical touch to your yard after sunset. Better yet, citronella candles help keep mosquitoes away while adding a soft ambient light to your outdoor living room. Experiment to find your favorite mood lighting configuration.
Do you miss telling ghost stories around the fire on a camping trip? Bring that experience to your backyard with a customized firepit. Choose from simple or elaborate designs to light the night and give you a memorable camping experience without leaving home.
Create a Luxurious Backyard Ambiance
Your backyard should be your ultimate hangout spot, completely customized to your preferences and needs. This is especially true now that you’re spending more time at home than usual. Make sure your stay-at-home period is an enjoyable one!
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