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Woodworking: 14 affordable ways to renovate a patio

Amy Buxton Amy Buxton

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Sprucing up your patio or outdoor area with a bit of woodworking is a great idea if you want to improve your outdoor area. 

Nifty little tips and tricks that will help you transform a space (without spending the earth) are never unwelcome. So, today we're going to let you in on some great ways to upgrade your patio.

Even the tiniest of garden spaces can be dramatically improved, all without you needing to remortgage the house. Join us now and get acquainted with landscape architect expertise and patio tips that will have friends and family begging to know the secret to your success!

1. Install classic, timeless furniture that's easy to maintain

But packs a big style punch.

2. Use different materials to mark out various functional areas

Be bold and use something unexpected!

3. Add a wooden trellis

Lends itself to plenty of green opportunities.

4. Embrace recycled materials

 Garden  by Arquitectos M253
Arquitectos M253

Terraza perspectiva 3

Arquitectos M253

For an organic look that nobody else will have.

5. Always give consideration to a pergola

Gazebo with intergrated garden store:  Garden by Garden Affairs Ltd
Garden Affairs Ltd

Gazebo with intergrated garden store

Garden Affairs Ltd

They look amazing and offer decent weather cover.

6. If you already have a pergola

Add some romantic drapes and lights to create an outdoors social space.

7. Don't skimp on the flowers

Fill your space with full-to-bursting pots!

8. Jazz up existing furniture

With a coat of super bright paint.

9. Build a pretty path

Even a tiny space will benefit.

10. Vertical gardens look utterly amazing

And won't take much effort to create. You can even use old pallets!

11. Contrast materials, such as stone and wood

For a modern look.

12. Try to create a micro-garden in a corner

Bear in mind, you might need shade-loving blooms.

13. Simple benches always look great on a patio

Small Garden with a Very Steep Slope:  Garden by Yorkshire Gardens
Yorkshire Gardens

Small Garden with a Very Steep Slope

Yorkshire Gardens

But you can style them up with innovative ideas, such as gabion bases.

14. Play with levels

Small Garden with a Very Steep Slope:  Garden by Yorkshire Gardens
Yorkshire Gardens

Small Garden with a Very Steep Slope

Yorkshire Gardens

To create numerous little terraces.

If you loved these ideas and want to further consider your garden, take a look at this Ideabook: 14 cunning ideas to make your garden stand out.

Which of these ideas did you like the most?
Whitton Drive:  Terrace house by GK Architects Ltd

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