Flipping through countless architecture magazines, making Pinterest boards for every idea you have and not to mention, spending hours at IKEA trying to find the perfect lawn ornaments can make decorating your outdoors quite the exciting task. Your garden should be an expression of your interests and hobbies, for example placing a few pieces of outdoor furniture would be ideal if you love to read outdoors or if you enjoy settling back into a comfortable chair and appreciating mother nature. It should also be a reflection of your personal style and the general house design. But decorating your garden can be quite tiring if you don’t know what you need. So here are some ideas to help you with it;


Antiques don’t just have to be indoor décor. Remember that old metal chair you were going to throw out? Don’t. You can repaint it to your liking and place it outdoor and use it as a seat for plants and flowers. You can also decorate it with fragrant flowering vines. In addition to chairs, you can also bring out that rusty old wheelbarrow and use it as a flowerbed. While it might sound bizarre, the contrast between the vibrant flowers and the rustic outlook of the wheelbarrow complements each other. Another great way to bring life and add personality to your garden is through garden sculptures. You can opt for bigger pieces if you have a more spacious yard or you can strategically place smaller piece among flowerbeds and archways, nevertheless these ornaments can bring a flair of elegance to an otherwise empty-looking garden.

Everybody needs water

Pools are a great addition to any house, they are not just recreational but aesthetically pleasing as they can easily be transformed into your very own backyard getaway. You can add crisp white chaise lounges by the pool to create the perfect lounging area. You can also place decorative river of pebbles Sydney and rocks around the pool to evoke a beach ambience and is a way of bringing in more nature to pool area, especially if it’s built in a more urban setting.

However, if you don’t have the space or the money to afford a pool, you can always for water fountain. Not only do they add to the aesthetic appeal of your backyard, the soothing sound of flowing water can help you relax and destress, and even drown out disruptive background noises in your neighborhood.

Ditch the lightbulbs

The warm glow from ample lighting can instantly transform the dullest of backyards into one of allure. You can ditch the traditional lightbulbs and lampposts to create a more magical atmosphere. You can use string lights and wrap them around the trunks of trees or well, basically anything you can wrap them around, to add to the effect. You can also buy mason jars and turn them into lanterns that could be hung over your garden or yard, bringing in a more relaxing and quaint source of light to any backyard.