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Do you love spending time in your garden? If so, then you might be interested in embracing the alfresco lifestyle. This choice will ensure that your garden isn’t just a place where you can sit on occasion. Instead, the exterior of your home becomes a full living area that you are sure to love and delight in using all through the year. Here are some of the ways that you can make this happen. 

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Get Lighting Right 

One of the best ways to ensure that your garden is more usable is to add different types of lighting. There are numerous options for garden lighting including lanterns that will provide a wonderful atmosphere for you and any guests. Alternatively, you can also consider brighter LEDs that can be positioned around the edge of your garden. The light will ensure that your garden can be well lit even late at night. So, if you’re looking to have garden parties through the summer months then that’s exactly what you need. 

Outdoor Kitchen Area

A popular trend right now is to build an outdoor kitchen space in your garden. This means that you will be able to cook outdoors and we’re not just talking about barbecues here. Instead, with the right kitchen, you will be able to create full meals. If you are thinking that a change like this isn’t going to be cheap you’re absolutely right but it could still be worth doing. You’re definitely going to impress your guests with this potential choice. 

Do be aware that if you are building an outdoor kitchen space in your garden, you need to think about shelter. It’s important that you are prepared for the potential different weather conditions. It can be quite spectacular cooking food outdoors and watching the rain pour just outside the beautiful shelter above your outdoor kitchen. There are lots of choices to explore here too. You can even think about getting an advanced shelter that will open and close electronically so that it’s suitable for a wide type of different weather conditions.

Don’t forget that shelter is also going to protect any outdoor furniture that you choose for your kitchen space. These are available in a wide range of styles and designs so you’re sure to find a choice that suits you. 

Unique Attractions 

You might also want to think about adding a unique choice to your new garden design or even your outdoor kitchen. For instance, you could think about installing a pizza often. That will be perfect if you absolutely adore cooking. Alternatively, you might want to think about something like a fire pit. A fire pit can look truly spectacular and is certain to be a conversation starter when you have guests over. 

We hope this helps you understand the best ways to embrace the alfresco lifestyle and ensure that your home looks absolutely incredible inside and out. Indeed with this choice, you can even make your property more valuable and ensure when it’s time to sell, buyers are thrilled with what they discover. 

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

I’m a mum to two handsome boys. They’re both diagnosed autistic but that only makes them different, not less. Barney, a Frenchie x Beagle, is my furbaby. Owner of a husband too!

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