Hello and welcome to our Garden Outline of outdoor decoration ideas. Below you will find a summary of the benefits, main options, and some design ideas we handpicked for you along with beautiful photos. Enjoy!
What are the benefits of outdoor decorating?
- Creates an extension of your living space – a well-decorated outdoor area can provide a comfortable and beautiful spot to entertain guests al fresco
- Gives opportunity to spend time outside the house – your active kids can enjoy more outdoor play in your thoughtfully decorated outdoor space
- Can take advantage of nature – you can highlight your home’s natural landscaping or scenic views
What are the main options for outdoor decorations?
- Focal Point/Highlights: flower beds, stationary wheelbarrow, swing, water feature (rain shower, water fountains, low deck), cast stone wishing well
- Furniture: canopy daybed, chairs (metal, rattan, bamboo, bubble, wingback), settee, chaise lounge, bar stools, wicker coffee table, ladder shelf
- Plants: petunias, daisies, marigolds, flowering vines, multicolored shrubs, spider plants
- Planters: cast stone pedestal, terracotta, ceramic, baskets (metal, hanging moss and coco fiber), wooden box on windowsill, repurposed birdbath
- Accents: birdhouse, stone pagoda lantern, antique terracotta oil jars, hanging candle holders, relief carving decors, sculptures (stone, marble, wire), Buddha statuette, stone spheres, Americana star, American flag
What follows are beautiful photos of outdoor spaces along with decor ideas we thought may be of interest to you. For some more inspiration, try Covered Patio Ideas, Backyard Patio Designs and Ideas, Front Porch Ideas and Garden Path Ideas. Enjoy and happy outdoor decorating!
1. Stationary Wheelbarrow
Points of Interest ● wheelbarrow backyard planter ● hanging moss and coco fiber basket planters ● wooden box planter on windowsill with pink and purple petunias ● wall-mounted antique bronze doorbell ● small wooden birdhouse
2. Canopy Daybed
Points of Interest ● outdoor canopy daybed with twine tie backs ● wicker coffee table with antique wooden tray and galvanized metal lantern ● 2 antique terracotta oil jars ● pea gravel outdoor flooring
3. Pedestal Planters
Points of Interest ● mint green metal garden chairs with matching table ● 2 cast stone pedestal planters ● circular garden bed with mixed plants ● off-white rope top garden edging ● brown pea gravel garden path
4. Moorish Arch
Points of Interest ● wood shingle lap siding garden shed with Moorish archway ● cushioned wicker settee and 2 bamboo chairs ● 2 vintage terracotta crown chimney pot garden decors ● dried palm leaf on white beadboard wall
5. Vines on Swing
Points of Interest ● white swing with black rope and flowering vines ● weathered concrete retaining wall ● granite paving stone outdoor flooring
6. Ladder Shelf
Points of Interest ● white lipped ladder shelf with wooden planters ● 2 white metal cage lanterns ● rattan outdoor chairs with gray cushions ● hexagonal raised garden pond
7. Illuminated Water Feature
Points of Interest ● hypertufa trough fountain with underwater lights ● wall-mounted wrought iron faucets behind diamond trellis ● striped yellow ochre and white privacy curtain ● brick pathway with soldier course border