Pro-Organizing Guide to Patio Design

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Do you have a patio or outdoor space that is in need of some organizing love? Designing your outdoor patio space will take a blend of both practicality and creativity. When considering the space for entertaining friends and family, you will need to consider both functionality and ambiance. Outdoor entertaining is a popular activity choice. Our pro-organizing tips will get you ready to entertain in style!

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Start by assessing your space. Take a good look at your outdoor space, taking into consideration the size and layout. Also account for any existing landscapes or hardscapes. Think about what activities will be mostly taking place on your patio. When crafting your design plan, create zoned areas for dining, cooking and relaxing. This will help you plan effectively for organization and design.

Tips for Organized Patio Design

  • Furniture
    • Choose furniture pieces that serve multiple purposes, such as a dining table with built-in storage or a bench that can be used for seating and storage.
    • Choose seating that can be easily rearranged to accommodate different activities or group sizes like benches and ottomans. This flexibility will come in handy for different activities and group sizes,
    • Consider the weather when selecting your outdoor furniture. Choose pieces made from durable, weather-resistant materials such as teak, aluminum, or resin wicker.
  • Lighting
    • Lighting is essential for creating an inviting ambiance and extending outdoor entertaining into the evening.
    • For overhead lighting, string lights or pendant fixtures work well.
    • You can also add lighting for activities like cooking or reading.
    • Add lighting along pathways and walk areas to help illuminate darker areas when natural lighting subsides.
  • Accessorize & Decorate
    • Choose decorative items that reflect your personal style like throw pillows, outdoor rugs, tabletop decor and lanterns patio.
    • Use citronella candles to keep the mosquitoes and bugs at bay.
    • Add outdoor plants and greenery using container planting.
    • Provide shade options using umbrellas, shades or retractable awnings.

Using these professional organizing patio design ideas will ensure you and your guests are comfy and entertained all evening long. Whether you are enjoying a game of corn hole or gathering for an outdoor movie night, your well organized and designed patio will be a welcoming space to spend your time.

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Not sure you want to tackle the job of organizing your patio or any space in your home? Check out our Home Organizing Services. We would love to to help you organize and design your home! Are you local to Winston-Salem, North Carolina and surrounding areas? Contact Organized Jill for a complimentary consultation.