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Blending the Inside and Outside With Unique Home Improvements

Blending the Inside and Outside With Unique Home Improvements

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Home improvements are all about comfort, function and affordability. No matter what kind of home you have, there’s always room for renovations and one of the most unique ways to give your home a new makeover is to fuse the outdoors with the indoors. How does this work? Read below for some fantastic ideas on how you can blend the inside and outside.

Large patio windows

Letting in light is incredibly important, but perhaps the best way to do so for your living or family room is to have large patio windows and doors that lead outside. With large enough windows, you’ll not only let in plenty of natural light, but you’ll also be able to view your entire garden from the comfort of your living room. As long as you have curtains for privacy at night, replacing your patio windows with large, beautiful and seamless windows is a fantastic way to merge your garden and living room into a single entity that looks beautiful, bright and attractive.

Luxury outdoor furniture

Outdoor furniture doesn’t need to be plastic chairs and tables with mismatching designs and colours. There are entire ranges of outdoor furniture that are weatherproof, easy to clean and miles ahead in terms of comfort. A set of luxury garden furniture will transform your patio into a desirable living area that you can lounge in, relax with friends and enjoy a comforting meal at.

A conservatory

If you have space to extend your home, then chances are you’ve probably thought about building a conservatory. These beautiful rooms make great hangout locations that form a connector between your house and your garden, and it’s perfect for indulging in the sun with large windows and comforting decor. However, it’s also a great place to take shelter from the sun if you’re feeling the heat.

Bringing plants indoors

If you’re an avid gardener, then you might already be doing this. Plants and flowers are the perfect decor addition to your rooms. Simply get some hanging plant pots, small pots to place on tables and shelves, or large ones to decorate your hallways with. Then, fill them with soil and relocate your garden plants into your home to create beautiful, cheap decorations that will merge your outdoor garden with the indoors. Not only do they add wonderful colours that brighten up your rooms, they also add amazing scents that will beat air fresheners and perfumes with their subtly.

Outdoor kitchen appliances

With summer coming up, there’s never been a better time to invest your money into outdoor cooking appliances. Items such as grills are inexpensive and extremely versatile. They can be used to grill meats, vegetables, or even heat up leftovers if used correctly. Not only is it a great excuse to invite friends and family over for a party, it’s also a great way to beat the heat because heat from cooking in your kitchen will spread throughout the home, heating it up and making it difficult to live in during the day.

Naomi Isted
Editor in Chief, Naomi Isted is known as The Ultimate Lifestylist to her readers and viewers. She is a TV Presenter and Columnist. Ranked in the Top 100 LFW Social Media Influencers AW14 & SS15, Brand Ambassador for Pears Soap UK. Her Celebrity beauty TV Series currently airs to 27million homes on Physique TV in UAE, previously on Wedding TV in the UK. She brings fashion and beauty advice to her readers and viewers on a daily basis. She is Fashion and Beauty Columnist for Herald Scotland and has a Fashion and Beauty Bridal Blog for HELLO. She can usually be found attending celebrity fashion and beauty events in and around London and sharing the latest fashion and beauty trends with her readers.

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