You love setting up games, movies and meals outside and you want to bring some of that carefree attitude inside. Here’s how to bring a little outside in.
1 Make it Lit
Festive outdoor lights that line pathways and decorate awnings give a warm glow to parties. To set the tone for entertaining, opt for candlelight in sconces or hurricane lamps indoors (just keep a watchful eye on them).
2 Create Living Artwork
Gazing at the garden while swinging in a hammock defines lazy summer days. An easy way to bring greenery in is setting up a peg wine rack that doubles as a living wall. It softens linear architecture and feels instantly lived-in.
3 Stack Up the Pillows
Part of the fun of relaxing in your backyard is the informal, comfortable seating. Pillows make it extra cozy. Bring patterned pillows inside for that year-round feeling.
4 Use Rugs to Define A Space
Anchoring a patio with a rug helps define an outdoor dining area. Plus, it invites you to take your shoes off. Inside use natural materials like sisal or silk.
Want more healthy living? This original article first appeared in the Summer 2018 issue of City Style and Living Magazine.