Outdoor Oasis

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How To Create An Outdoor Oasis

And so the good weather has finally arrived! Whether you have a patio, back garden, or a small balcony, take advantage of the warm temperatures and long evenings with our guide to creating a luxurious and inviting outdoor oasis.

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We browsed around on Pinterest to find these inspiring outdoor living spaces. Remember, you don’t need all that much: lots of cushions, some comfy seating, a cosy fire, and lots of lush greenery … And our top tips on how to design your own outstanding outside oasis:

  • Find furniture and accessories that are both practical and relaxed.
  • Keep the seating low.

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  • Don’t overcrowd your outside area.
  • Build it around a fire pit, a nice low table or a worthy water feature.

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  • Don’t go ultra-expensive; keep it neat, simple and open.
  • Replicate your living room colours and style for that indoor-outdoor symmetry.

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  • Create functional, easy-maintenance spaces in which you can socialise effortlessly with your family and friends.
  • Try out different designs, using your favourite brands via tools such as Polyvore or Sketch-Up.

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Finally, here are some casually sophisticated products we liked that would look great in any outdoor space:

The Lounging Area 

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Skagerak oak outdoor daybed on houseology.com | Outdoor rug in blue on cuckooland.com | Corn floor cushions on notonthehighstreet.com 

The Dining Space

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Skagerac outdoor table on connox.de | Director’s chair on overstock.com

For The Table 

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Round serving tray from gardentrading.co.uk | Artisan dinner plates on roseandgrey.co.uk | Soapstone lantern on notonthehighstreet.com

Fireside Area 

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Beach chair from gardentrading.co.uk | Steel fire bowl on notonthehighstreet.com

Family Fun 

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Horse tyre swing and peering cat ornament on coxandcox.co.uk | Colour-in picnic blanket onnotonthehighstreet.com

For more garden design inspiration, check out my Urban Garden and House Garden boards on Pinterest.

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