How to Make Outdoor Entertaining Easy
Your outdoor space says a lot about how you relax and enjoy your “downtime”. Everyone works hard at their jobs and when you come home, you just want to relax and enjoy your home indoors and outdoors too. Summer months are the best time to make outdoor entertaining real easy. The days are longer, sunshine lasts on the average about 14 hours and with some easy outdoor lighting, you can make that day last a little longer.
Start with Comfortable Seating in the Patio
When inviting friends and family to enjoy your space, it’s always nice to have a comfortable spot to have those conversations that reconnect us. Might I suggest that the new outdoor furniture is a great place to start and it doesn’t have to break the bank either. Affordable and weather resistant, these patio “living rooms” make a really nice place to relax and enjoy.
Two Chairs and a Loveseat with a coffee table to share between them makes a perfect spot for an evening outdoors. The coffee table will double as a resting place for your beer or wine glass too.
What else do you need?
Add some fairy lights to add a little bit of extra time to spend in the garden after the sun goes down. These are so pretty and really add just a little bit of magic to the evening atmosphere. Plus you just never know when those fairies are going to come out to join the party.
If Fairy lights are not to your liking and you want something a little more outdoorsy, you could also do some Tiki Torches around the Patio area. The fire will tend to help keep some of the bugs at bay. Just remember to extinguish them after your company has left!
Which ever way you choose to decorate your outdoor space, once you have it done, you will be using it much more frequently. Outdoor Entertaining will be so much fun once you have your patio all set up. You will make use of it daily and with summer just beginning, now is the time to start setting up your outdoor space.