If you are one of those people who love the outdoors and are lucky enough to have a terrace that is large enough then you can transform it into a your own little paradise that you can resign to when you need to get away from the craziness of the world.
The tips given below are some of the basic things that you need to consider when you are redecorating your terrace space
- Place to sit
The first thing that you would need to decide when planning to decorate your terrace is to decide where you will be placing the seating areas. You can be very basic and put in floor cushions on the ground or be very elaborate and build a sitting area complete with shade. Find a spot that doesn’t directly come in the way of the sun and if you are like to sunbathe then create a little area for yourself for the same.
Although it is pretty obvious thing to put up on your terrace, it is more than worth a mention in this list. The greenery softens the place a bit and will transform the terrace into a more intimate place. You can get very creative while deciding the plants that you want to have in your own little garden and can also choose vertical planters which are bound to make the place beautiful.
- Fun Lighting
It is impertinent to have lighting in the area. You can again get as creative as you like with this and choose anything from mini – lanterns to round bulbs to Christmas lights to spruce up the place. Not only will they shed some light in the area, the creative lighting helps when you throw a party in the area. It will also help if your kids decide to camp out here.
If you love your privacy but also equally love sun bathing but hesitate to do so since you feel on display then you can create turn the terrace into a private little area. You can put up bamboo screens, trellis lattice work or tall vertical gardens to block out any unwanted stares towards you while you enjoy your privacy in the sun. You can even use this privacy to plan a romantic dinner for your partner.
- Choose vibrant textiles
Irrespective of what you add to the terrace, nothing can spruce up the place like cozy yet vibrant textiles which will add a whole new dimension to the area. Do ensure that the cushions that you may add to the area are covered with some waterproof covers since weather can ruin all of your hard work if you do not do so.
The above mentioned tips are just some of the recommended one, you can go as crazy or as simple as you like with your terrace. Other additions may include a fireplace or even a small waterfall. So ahead and create your own little private getaway.
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