How To Merge The Indoors With The Outdoors
If you want to create a room that seamless joins your garden follow these tips on how to merge the indoors with the outdoors. You will instantly make the interior space seem lighter and bigger, and it will bring the garden closer to your attention.
Be ambitious when planning your merge even the smallest terrace house can achieve a seamless connection with the outdoors. As with all home improvement projects have a budget and stick to it! And if your finances stretch employee an architect to help advise you what ideas can be put into place for your property.
If you intend to join the garden with the house make sure the view is worth seeing. Smart planting, having a colour scheme and good quality garden furniture will be pleasing on the eye.
Light up the garden so you can enjoy the views from within even after the sun goes down, use energy efficient lights and turn off the lights when you no longer want to enjoy the view.
If you are unable to join a room from the back of the house with the garden, then adding a roof light into your home will at least allow natural day light to flood into the room and by adding specimen plants this will bring a sense of the outdoors in, they will thrive in this light airy environment.
Don’t Clutter The Windows
By freeing up your windows and French doors from heavy curtains and window dressings the outdoors immediately connects with the indoors. When dressing the windows keep the window dressings to the minimum try using blinds and curtains that can be pulled tight allowing the maximum amount of glass to be seen.
Use the Same Flooring
You needn’t spend a fortune on matching your flooring – if you’ve got traditional wooden floorboards indoors or even laminate, you can mirror this outdoors by using decking. Just make sure the boards all run in the same direction.
Keep the Floor Levels the Same
Having the floors the same level and using the same or similar flooring will make the indoor space feel bigger and will be more convenient.
Add Lots Of Plants
A cheap and clever way to make your home look and feel more like a conservatory is to add large potted plants inside; this in turn links the room with the garden. Large plants compliment any style of room from the traditional to the contemporary making it work for everyone.
Use A Canopy
Having a patio canopy or awning to cover the deck/patio will enable you to keep the windows and doors wide open in the warm weather and also when it’s raining.
Install Bi-folding Doors
This finally tip has got to be the best way of merging the indoors with the out. By installing bi-folding doors they will provide an unobtrusive and panoramic view of the garden. Folding and opening up the doors allow you to spill from the inside out therefore creating a seamless join of the home and the garden.