7 Decor Ideas That Will Surprise Your Guests

Nothing beats that feeling of satisfaction after guests pay your outdoor decorations some compliments. At that point, you appreciate the time, money, and effort you put into decorating the place. When decorating, the indoor spaces get all the attention and love, while outdoor space is forgotten and overlooked. Be keen on making your outdoor spaces magical, and you can host your guests outside and have a good time. 

If you still haven’t wowed your guests, below are seven decorating ideas you should try on your outside space.

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Large Outdoor Umbrella

    Adding a large outdoor umbrella will give your backyard a nice look. The umbrella will serve as shade during the summer season by blocking harmful UV rays as you bask outside. Some large outdoor umbrellas are mounted to a table, while others are free-standing, allowing you to move them to different spots.

    In addition, the large outdoor umbrellas are available in different colors and displays. Get one that camouflages your décor, and it will catch your guest’s eye.

    Hot Tub

      Installing a hot tub in your backyard is an excellent use of your outdoors. A hot tub creates a space where you can entertain guests, dine outside, or enjoy a glass of wine while reading a book.

      The hot tub design will complement the landscape, irrespective of whether the space is large or small.

      Patio Furniture

        You are spoilt for choice with outdoor furniture. You can decide to buy or DIY furniture to fit the spaces. Some furniture options you should consider are a hanging bench, ladder shelving unit, swinging loveseat, woven chairs, Adirondack chair, or a hammock.

        The color and design of the furniture should bring out your style. You can have the chairs repainted to give you a desirable finish. Furniture can make an open space look relaxing and luxurious.

        Create a Garden

          Creating a garden with your favorite plants and flowers is a great way to decorate your outdoors or backyard. You can add a sitting area and walkway on your pergola. The pergola will form a roof on your patio by attaching a couple of beams and rafters.

          In addition, add some garden stools to create a seating place where you and your guests can rest. The seating space is excellent for watching the beautiful garden and taking in the spectacular view.

          Before jumping on the projects, there are a couple of things you ought to consider, like materials, building codes, zoning laws, and orientation. When the plants and flowers bloom, your space will look magnificent and impress your guests.


            Good lighting has a way of making outdoor spaces look warm and inviting. Lighting is a simple yet significant decorating idea. There are several types of lights to choose from, such as fairy string lights, chandeliers, battery-powered candles, curtain lights, paper ball lights, sconces, and straw lanterns.

            Choose lighting that best suits your space and makes it look dreamy. In addition, having good outdoor lighting allows you to spend more time outside after the sun sets. You can enjoy a book, barbecues, or even host an evening party.

            Upgrade the Floors

              When choosing outdoor flooring designs, remember that the furniture and decorations you pick must blend. Flooring can inspire every other decoration you add to the space.

              There are outdoor flooring essentials like outdoor terrain, soil, climate, and weather conditions. The flooring can range from wood, rubber, stone, composite, concrete, brick, or tiles.

              In addition, you can add an outdoor carpet to give your space an elegant finish. The market has outdoor carpet tiles that are mold resistant, easy to clean, and made from eco-friendly materials.

              Create an Outdoor Kitchen

                When choosing work surfaces, select those that can handle the elements to avoid replacing them every season. For the outdoor kitchen, some essential items are a sink, running water, a working surface, and a grill. Other things like a fridge, a pizza oven, and a wine cooler are optional. However, incorporating them in your outdoor kitchen will surely surprise your guests.

                An outdoor kitchen allows you to hold a small party in your backyard. In addition, you will be the party star in your outdoor kitchen.

                Reach Out to Us

                At Imagine That Boutique, we’ve got pieces that will make your space look fabulous. We have home décor items ranging from throw pillows, signs, candles, clocks, lamp Berger and picture frames. We will customize your item of choice to your liking in terms of material, designs, and message. Feel free to contact us, as our decorating pieces will have your guests surprised.