5 Patio Trends That Will Be Huge In 2017

It may be raining and cloudy outside but this is the perfect time of year to start planning your outdoor patio.  This year’s trends will include a variation of bright colors, textured furniture and a variety of furniture shapes and textures to fill your outdoor living space.  Here are the top FIVE trends for outdoor living spaces in 2017:

1.  Unique Silhouettes

Statement pieces will fill the outdoor landscapes and will include chaise lounges, conversational sofas, high canopies, sling chairs and a variety of textures to make your living space more comfortable and interesting.  Outdoor furniture will resemble the look of indoor living spaces, creating a seamless transition from your home to the patio.

2.  Vibrant Colors

Blues and greens will be a big hit outdoors this year.  From the coastal blues to the vibrant greens, stores are offering a variety of pillow textures and trims that resemble the look of an indoor fabrics.  Woven fabrics such as jute, offer a nice neutral tone that can be added to any look.

3.  Accessories

The accessories offered by online furniture stores are unlimited. For instance, outdoor lighting is a hot trend this year.  From overhead string lighting to lanterns, the options are unlimited.  Do you have a small backyard with a fence, try adding an outdoor mirror to reflect your garden area and create the look of a bigger, more formal space in your backyard.

4.  Woven Furniture

Woven furniture in a variety of colors is a big trend this year.  This style adds texture to the backyard and can be combined with any combination of colors or furniture styles.  Manufacturers have been featuring furniture in reds and more recently, blue to add more interest!

5. The Outdoor Living Room

Mixing an outdoor sofa with single chairs will give your guests a variety of choices for seating.  Mixing these furniture pieces and zoning your patio into different functional areas will create a comfortable living space for entertaining this summer.  Are you looking for a custom look?  An interior decorator can create a custom look by choosing choosing the right furniture for your space and custom fabric to create the perfect look for your backyard.

First Impression Home Staging and Interior Design specializes in custom living spaces.  Call us today for a free consultation!


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