7 Budget-Friendly Ways To Get Your Patio Summer-Ready

Written by on May 1, 2014 in Design, Lifestyle - 3 Comments
7 Budget-Friendly Ways To Get Your Patio Summer-Ready

Patio season has officially begun — but for those of us with small spaces and even smaller budgets, creating the perfect outdoor area may seem a slightly daunting task! Thankfully, we’ve put together some tips for constructing an enviable space that won’t cost a fortune. You’re just a few simple DIYs and colorful accent pieces away from finishing off the perfect spot to spend your summer.

Written by Kari Bolen

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  • No need to spend a ton on little trinkets! DIY some flower pots to brighten up your décor, or top your table with an inexpensive tray full of colorful drinks when you’re entertaining.

    Image: Southern Weddings

  • Get creative with paint. We love what Brittany Makes did with her concrete floor in the Home Depot Style Challenge!

    Image: Home Depot

  • Mix in simple budget pieces from Ikea with colorful accents and outdoor pillows.

    Image: Ideas To Steal

  • Pick up a fun outdoor rug to make a statement in your patio area.

    Image: Irideeën

  • Spray-paint old or secondhand furniture to give it a fresh new look. If your patio is small, make the best use of your space with corner seating, or a folding table and chairs for two.

    Image: Architecture Art Design

  • Decorate with natural elements like colorful flowers and seashells. And how perfect are these succulents with hot pink rocks?

    Image: Jen Lauren Grant

  • Curtains are the perfect finishing touch. They add a luxurious ambience, create privacy and block any unwanted sunlight!

    Image: Hayneedle

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