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Styling Your Deck for Summer

Summer is short, so what better way to enjoy those few sunny months than sitting out on the deck reading your favourite book or sipping a cold one with your neighbour?

At Rohit Communities, your deck and landscaping come standard with your duplex home.* And now that you’re all moved in, we have some styling tips on how to deck out your deck and make it your favourite spot to lounge this summer!

Create an Outdoor Living Room

Think cozy! Wicker seating with plush cushions creates a comfortable space for lounging or entertaining. Different furniture pieces could include chairs, a love seat and coffee table.

Get an Outdoor Rug

Bring the indoors out! Many home stores sell outdoor rugs meant to stand weather wear. This can really help to tie in your seating area and make the space feel homey.

Hang Patio Lights

Patio lights not only help create a cozy vibe on warm summer nights, they also enhance visibility as the evening comes and it gets dark out.

Add Pop of Colour with Floral Planters

Showcase your green thumb by planting a few pots to have on your deck. You could have bright cheery florals, or perhaps you would like to grow some of your own herbs and vegetables perfect for fresh summer salads!

Accessorize

Think lanterns or candles (maybe citronella to keep the mosquitos away!) A throw blanket is also perfect for breezy nights. Toss in a few patterned throw pillows, and you’ve created the perfect outdoor living room, cozy enough for lounging but with a pop of fun and summer colour!

 

*Applicable for duplexes in Edmonton and Regina.