So you don’t have a backyard, so what! When you’re living in an apartment, it’s important to make the most of what space you’ve got. If you have a porch that can barely fit a family of four with nothing on it, that doesn’t mean it can’t still be a great place to enjoy a beautiful day. You just have to decorate it right. Here are 3 ways to make your patio a pleasing place to be.
- Furniture- When you’re shopping for furniture for your patio, don’t forget that this is one time in life when size matters. If you buy furniture that is too big for the space, there won’t be any room for you. So, just because it looks cool at the store, doesn’t mean it’s going to look good on your patio. A small table and two small chairs usually look nice and can make even a small patio look spacious.
- Greenery- Just because you’re in the city and don’t have a backyard, doesn’t mean you have to travel to be around something green. Buy some stuff that doesn’t require much to survive. Hanging ferns and flowers look nice and they don’t take up any space. You could also put a vertical spice garden on one of the walls.
- Decoration- Depending on your sense of style, clocks, thermometers, garden gnomes and wind chimes can really perk up your patio. It’s easy to find stuff that matches your sense of style, so shop around until you find the perfect pieces to make your patio a pleasing place to be for yourself!
Be sure that anything you place on your patio is sturdy enough to withstand wind and weather. Mother nature doesn’t take your perfect patio (or how much it cost) into consideration before she decides to strike.