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Spring Patio Decorating Tips

In most cases, many homeowners find themselves overwhelmed when it comes to their residential landscaping. This spring, why not breath new life into your landscape by decorating your home patio. Patios are a great way to extend the livability and utility of your home into the great outdoors. Patios are especially pleasant during the warmer months. By focusing on decorating your patio, homeowners will hopefully find themselves less intimidated with their property as a whole.

First, it is important to decide upon what mood you would like to create. Whether you live in Vienna, Warrenton, or Gainesville, the Northern Virginia landscape is versatile and can compliment many styles. Your outdoor living space should reflect your personality and should be look upon as an extension of your home's interior design. Most patios are used for relaxation. The addition of a hammock to your outdoor space will reflect (and promote) relaxation. A strong railing can serve as one of the anchoring ends to your hammock. Many outdoor hammocks also come with stands that can be easily assembled. Compliment your hammock with a set of wind chimes.

Plants, shrubbery, and flowers should not be limited to your yard. Portable planters and flower boxes filled with an array of spring flowers are also a decorative tool for your outdoor patio. Your choice of plants and flowers should reflect the existing style of your Northern Virginia residential landscape. You can choose planters that are sympathetic to the material of your patio. If you like things to match, choose terracotta and planters look good on a brick patio. Wooden planters enhance both flagstone patios and brick patios. For charming natural stone urns, take a look at Lost Creek Landscapes' own garden ornaments collection.

Finally, truly extend the use of your patio with the addition of lighting. The installation of patio lights can help create a specific mood or feeling. Patio lighting will also provide safety and security for you and your guests. When accompanied with a portable fireplace, the life of your patio can extend well into the cooler months.

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Lost Creek Landscapes offers installation services for patios and hardscaping. We are prepared to fully design, develop, and build your outdoor patio. Let us complete your home's exterior design and appeal. Contact us today.