Creating an Outdoor Oasis: Designing Stunning Outdoor Spaces
Scorching summer sunshine may be a short-lived affair for us, but we do love the chance to get out and enjoy our gardens. When you put a little time in and add in a few comfy extras, your garden can become a welcome extension of your home.
More than somewhere to just step into now and then, your garden can easily become a haven away from the rest of the world. Transform a tired and unloved yard into a stunning space with our backyard oasis ideas.
What does backyard oasis mean to you?
It sounds great in theory, but what does creating a backyard oasis really mean? For many of us, our garden is a little piece of greenery within an urbanised concrete world. Adding a few little extras and taking the time to beautify it helps to create a relaxing and calming space to enjoy at any time of the year.
Your backyard oasis could be a cool and tranquil space, with water features and all you need to chill after a hard day’s work. If you’re more of a sun seeker, your idea of an oasis could be bright open spaces, the perfect spot to lounge, sunbathe and take in some rays.
Creating a beautiful outdoor space is about more than simply buying a sun lounger or picnic table, it’s about those finishing touches that bring your space to life, injecting your style, personality, and taste.
Transforming plain patios into gorgeous living spaces
A beautifully furnished garden quickly becomes a much-loved extension of your home if you pick the right pieces to suit your style. Treat it like an extra room you can enjoy throughout the year.
To create an aesthetic outdoor space, you need to find those finishing touches to elevate your backyard, adding fun, character and your personal style. Try out our top tips below to transform your garden into something special.
Add comfort with soft furnishings
Relaxing in the sun or snoozing in the shade is much easier with a comfortable cushion or soft mattress to lounge upon.
Madame Stoltz's range of lightweight yet stylish contemporary cotton mattresses adds effortless cool as well as comfort to your outdoor space. We love to diversity in patterns, materials and colours the range offers, giving you many ways to add personality to your backyard.
The brand also offers a range of coordinating and comfortable seat pads to add cushioning to your outdoor seating. It’s one way to liven up your dinner setting and keep yourself super comfy too.
Keep cool with parasols and umbrellas
Relaxing on your lawn or settling down on your sun lounger is the ultimate way to enjoy a hot
summer’s day. Add in a gorgeously designed parasol and you also benefit from a little
Ideal for propping up in your backyard as you relax but also for day trips to the beach, we
love that the range offers both brights and neutrals to suit your style or even just your mood
Entertain alfresco with stunning table layouts
Eating outdoors is one of the great pleasures of the summer months. Whether a traditional barbecue, light summer salads, a classy afternoon tea or even picky bits with the family,
dining outdoors is always a treat.
Turn your usual alfresco dining setup into something extra special with coordinating tablecloths and napkins. Team this with your favourite tableware and glistening glassware
and all you need now is the guests and the drinks.