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Decorate Your Porch Or Patio With A Tropical Style

When warmer weather hits, no doubt will you be spending more time on your patio or porch. Spruce up your outdoor living space with a tropical flare. From seating areas to dining areas to general decorations, we will help you bring the beach to your backyard.

You always need a relaxing place to sit when enjoying the outdoors, so a comfy seating area is a must. Our new Climaweave pillows are great for outdoors and oversized so they are perfect for throwing on a bench or porch swing. If you have a dining area outside, try finding seat cushions that tie to the chairs. Even better? Buy cushions with covers that are easily changeable. That way you can have new seating for all seasons and occasions. And of course, almost everyone loves a hammock for its relaxing nature. Either swinging from a tree or on it's own stand, you can't go wrong with a hammock!

You may feel the need to cool down a bit with the warmer weather on the way. If you patio has the option, consider adding a nice outdoor ceiling fan. There are beautiful ceiling fans in the shape of palm leaves that are quite popular in the south. Or for a more beachy vibe, try a fan with surfboard shaped blades. This would be perfect for a house on the beach.

If the temperature is right in your area, adding some outdoor plants to your is a great idea. It could be a good project to start with the kids. Plant a few seeds now and have them each take care of their own plant. As the months go by, they can see the progress the plant makes as it grows in its special decorative pot. It will be fun for them to show guests when they come over, not to mention it can add color and life to your patio.

Looking to dine a bit outside but worried about breaking your fine china? Melamine dinnerware is great for the outdoors, as they are non-breakable yet still affordable. They come in a variety of styles from nautical to coastal so you are sure to find the right style to go with your decor. Another idea for dining al fresco would be to add bright and bold placemats and napkins to your table. Most are washable so they can be used for everyday use, like when the kids come out of the pool for a snack.

Don't forget to add a little extra lighting. You will need it when you are chatting the night away with family and friends. Our popular glass floating string lights will look perfect in any outdoor space. Or grab your favorite pillar and tea light candles and create your own lighting design - of course tropical scents come highly recommended!

Add a few beachy signs with cute sayings and your porch or patio is good to go. You will have created the perfect environment for you and your family to enjoy the beautiful outdoors. Remember there is always something fresh and new you can add, so always be on the lookout.

Article Source: OceanStyles.com