Creating the Best Outdoor Lounge Setup
Creating an outdoor lounge setup on your patio can be complicated, however it does not have to be difficult with a bit of planning. Whether you prefer to use the space to entertain, eat outdoors, or simply relax, there are just the right options available from Viesso for you. Here are some tips to help you personalize your porch, outdoor patio to perfection.
Consider the Weather
Before you select any furniture, start by considering the climate in the area that you live in. Is the weather in your area hot and dry or do you live in a coastal area? Does it rain frequently in your area? You must take these factors into account before you select outdoor furniture for your home.
The reason is that weather conditions that are hot and dry can cause wood to dry out. This leads to splintering and cracking which can make wood furniture dangerous and unusable. If you live in an area where it rains frequently, you may not want to leave your furniture outdoors so that it will not get damaged. In an area that is damp and rainy, metal outdoor furniture will likely rust if it is left outdoors.
Therefore, you should opt for furniture options that are the best for your climate so that your furniture lasts as long as possible.
Choose Your Style
Select outdoor furniture that works with your style. Viesso has a wide range of modern outdoor furniture in nearly every color and material composition. If you are trying to figure out how to select a style for your outdoor furniture, consider continuing your indoor design outdoors. This trend has become very popular in recent years. If you’d like to do something different instead, you can find traditional, rustic, formal, casual, contemporary furniture styles to suit your requirements.
Create a Focal Point
In the same way that you might create a focal point for an indoor room, you should do just that for your outdoor lounge setup. Start by selecting an interesting item such as artwork, fountain or other accessory and build out your room around that item. You can also select a fixed item such as a fire pit or section of your garden to serve a similar purpose.
Tips for Adding Color
Once you have decided what types of furniture items you want to incorporate into your outdoor space, you will need to figure out some ways to bring colors and patterns into the space. This doesn’t only have to be done with the upholstery or cushions on the furniture. You can use the outdoor furniture itself to achieve this goal.
Outdoor umbrellas come in all different patterns and colors and you can use an umbrella to add color to the space. If you’d like to use the umbrella as a focal point, opt for one in a bright color. You can also use an awning to provide a similar effect.
These days outdoor rugs are available in a huge assortment of colors and patterns. If you don’t want to use the above two options, you can also use an outdoor rug to create a focal point for the room. Simply select the best color by choosing a color that will contrast with or compliment the major colors in the outdoor furniture.
Focus on Comfort
Although it may be exciting to decorate your outdoor lounge area, don’t forget that you should also be able to relax. Your outdoor furniture should be comfortable. Therefore make sure to get furniture that is upholstered with comfortable materials and will also be fade and resistant to mildew.
In addition, you can also opt for adding in a chaise, recliner, or rocker for more comfort. If you want to sleep outside, you can also opt for a day bed, sectional sofa or hammock for maximum relaxation.
Small Patio Ideas
If the space that you are trying to decorate is small, then you should opt for furniture that is made from glass or thin metal. These materials will open up the outdoor lounge so that the space will seem larger
There are a lot of elements that go into designing an outdoor space. Our outdoor furniture experts are available to help. Click here to chat with one of our experts now or leave your questions below and we’ll answer them right away!