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When it comes to making your house as beautiful as possible, there are so many different things that you can do but one incredibly common mistake that a lot of people seem to make is that they focus exclusively on the interior spaces. This is actually pretty understandable. After all, the inside of your home is the place that you’re going to be spending the vast majority of your time so it makes sense that that’s the place where you’re going to put most of your effort and attention. However, your outdoor spaces deserve some love too! With that in mind, here are some ways to bring your home’s outdoor spaces to life.

Let there be light

Light is something that can be used to incredible effect all throughout your home and yet a lot of people seem to ignore the ways in which it can make your outdoor spaces feel more comfortable and pleasant. From fairy lights bringing a magical quality to your garden to bollard lights making the whole thing feel seriously classy, there are plenty of great ways to light up your garden. Click here for some great examples of outdoor lights that can bring a ton of life to your garden. A lot of outdoor lights are solar powered too so you don’t have to worry about them running out.

Bring in some colour

For most gardens, the general colour is going to be green. Lawns take up a large amount of space in most gardens and pretty much every other plant is primarily green as well. So why not try to bring in a whole lot more colour? There are so many different types of flowers available and they can bring so much life into any outdoor space without you really having to put in much work beyond planting them in the first place!

Keep them tidy

If you really want your outdoor spaces to feel like a natural part of your home then the very best thing that you can do is to keep them as tidy as possible. It’s an incredibly simple thing but it’s the one that takes the most effort. Keeping your lawn trimmed and pulling up weeds isn’t exactly that much fun, but it’s an incredibly necessary thing that will make your outdoor spaces so much more pleasant to be in.

One of the biggest issues for a lot of people is that it feels a whole lot harder to keep their outdoor spaces in good shape than the rest of their home. For one thing, you can rely on a painted wall to stay painted but a freshly cut lawn is going to need cutting again pretty soon. Not only that but it’s much more of an active effort to get out and take care of your garden. The key is to make it a part of your weekly routine. That way, it’s going to feel like far less of a daunting task than if you left it for months and had to clear the entire thing all over again.

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I’m Stacey, in my mid-late 30’s, from a tiny village (officially a hamlet) in Lincolnshire.

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