10 Minute Outdoor Decorating Ideas

LAST UPDATED: Feb 14, 2020 | PUBLISHED: Jul 29, 2015 | By: Julie Blanner

Outdoor decorating ideas

Sometimes you don’t need a big makeover, just little tweaks to make your home feel more inviting. Today I’m sharing some outdoor decorating ideas that take very little time, but add a lot of ambience to outdoor spaces.

Add a throw! Is there anything more cozy? It makes you want to curl up on a chilly night, extending the use of your patio or deck. It’s also a great way to add color.

Outdoor decorating ideas

Add a side table. Offer plenty of places to set books and drinks with side tables. This is a wood stool doubles as a side table, providing versatility and brings in another element to an otherwise matched set of furniture.

Outdoor decorating ideas

Add throw pillows. Pillows are a beautiful way to add comfort and patterns. They can be easily updated as your taste and trends change.

Outdoor decorating ideas

Incorporate plants, they’re my favorite decorative element! Use them to add various heights, textures and colors. They’re also great to fill awkward corners.

Outdoor decorating ideas

Add lights. String lights, candle light and fixed lighting all add to a space.

Outdoor decorating ideas

Define the area with a rug.

Outdoor decorating ideas

Incorporate functional accents like a copper hummingbird feeder or outdoor thermostat.

Don’t forget to include your 4 legged friends!

Outdoor decorating ideas

Photography: Clary Pfeiffer

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