Things To Consider When Deciding An Outdoor Living Room

Outdoor living rooms are such a great addition to a home. Such a space strikes the perfect balance between the indoors and outdoors. You get plenty of shade and a comfortable indoor feel with plenty of fresh air and access to the patio and backyard.

This summer, consider having an outdoor living room set up. Here are some things to consider:

The vibe or aesthetic you want to go for

There are various aesthetics you can choose for your living room. Once you've decided, you can move ahead with the design and furnishing of the space. Some common outdoor living room styles include Moroccan, minimalist, a living and dining area combined, etc. It’s preferable to opt for a style that complements the rest of your home, so take that into consideration as well.

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The kind of furniture you need

Furniture is very important for an outdoor living room. It’s the main factor that makes it different from a patio. Choose pieces you would have in an indoor living room, e.g., coffee tables, comfortable sofas, television, and fireplace, too, for a cozier feel. You can add to the comfort of the space with mood lighting, cushions, throws, and thick rugs too.

How much do you want to “build”

We understand that every home is different, and creating an outdoor living room isn’t a one size fits all project. Some homes have the space and design to facilitate an outdoor living room, while others require considerable work. Typically, to achieve a living room feel, it’s recommended that the space has a roof and some walls around. Some homeowners may choose to have this by knocking down a wall that links to the patio/ backyard. Some might consider building around it. It all comes down to your budget and how much time you want to devote to this project.

Flowyline is a California-based business that makes handmade metal furniture. We specialize in creating designer metal table legs, in particular. We offer these metal table legs in various designs like the wishbone table base, iron console table legs, and even benches. Our products are strong, durable, and hard wearing. We provide free shipping on all products—returns and exchanges can be done within 14 days too. Get in touch with our team at alex@flowyline.com for more information.