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6 Tips for Transforming Your Backyard Into Your Personal Oasis

How To Transform Your Backyard Into Your Personal Oasis

Are you uninspired with your backyard design? Do you wish you could create a space where you can relax and be rejuvenated? A backyard’s design and landscape makes all the difference in the world. Any boring or distasteful backyard can be transformed into a special place that you want to escape to. With a wide variety of custom home features incorporated into your landscape’s design you will have a place where you can lounge around on a warm day, read a book, entertain friends and family with outdoor activities or dinner, and much more. Take a look below at 7 ideas that can help you create the space you’ve always wanted.

1. Make an impression with marble fountains

Water features are always a huge impact in an excellent landscape design. One of the most desirable water features is a marble fountain. Marble fountains create a soothing environment with the sound of babbling water. Their magnificent craftsmanship provides a lovely visual appeal and they can be customized to suit your favorite style and design.

2. Install a cozy fire pit

No matter the season, fire pits create a warm, cozy atmosphere. If you enjoy entertaining, fire pits are a great place to sit around and socialize. From deep conversations, to storytelling, to roasting marshmallows and more, the soft glow from a crackling fire sets the mood for a fun evening.

3. Get an outdoor kitchen or BBQ

An outdoor kitchen is a fantastic element for any dream backyard, especially if you and your family enjoy relaxing or entertaining in the beautiful outdoors. Outdooring dining is always enjoyable, especially in a well-designed backyard. An outdoor kitchen makes it more convenient for you to cook and entertain at the same time.

4. Arrange your patio with comfortable seating

From a dining table and chairs to a lounge area with soft couches, having an area designated to relaxing outside is a huge benefit. Whether you want to make it a cabana style with a tent or roof over a lounge area, or add a large umbrella over the dining table to stay out of the sun, you can create the beautiful, relaxing atmosphere you want.

5. Find a new garden design/landscape that you love

If your backyard hasn’t been maintained or simply hasn’t been landscaped, this can be a major benefit. With the right landscaping, a rather unattractive backyard can become a gorgeous nature escape. With a professional, you can find the perfect foliage, shrubs and flowers that you will enjoy and create the lovely backyard environment you desire. Greenery and flowers provide a beauty that relaxes, inspires and rejuvenates you.

6. Create a garden path

If you love being surrounded by trees, bushes, flowers and more, then you may want to invest in a charming garden path that will give you and your guests with a lovely little stroll through your garden. This allows you to be encompassed in greenery without it being too overwhelming so that you cannot walk through it. Fun tip: Have your garden path lead to a little resting area where you can install a bench or bench swing.

7. Add a trellis

If you have a smaller backyard and cannot make a garden path, yet love being immersed in greenery, adding a trellis or two can give you that similar feeling. Flowers encompass the trellises and you can even string some lights throughout it to give it an extra magical and romantic touch.

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