3 Patio Essentials for Your First Backyard Space

amishshed-300x200  If you’ve recently moved into a new space and have a patio for the first time in your adult life, you may not know how to decorate. Since it’s your first time decorating your patio, we’ve compiled some first-time patio decorating essentials. 

Seating
Whether you plan on having people over all the time or just want to keep your patio space as your own backyard retreat, you’re going to need somewhere to sit. Your choices may include anything from an outdoor sofa to Adirondack chairs, or hanging papasans. You can easily make your space so inviting with a few cool seating options. You can even use them to amp up your aesthetic. 

Tables
If you do plan on hosting a bunch of people every now and then, decking your patio out with a farm table. You can typically fit six or more people at your table. Plus, if it’s handmade, it’ll last you for many years to come. Amish pieces are a great option as they’re handmade and each piece has its own unique touch. Along with handmade Amish pieces, you can incorporate an Amish shed in your backyard, too. 

Use this handmade furniture to express your personal style. In a survey of over 2,000 consumers, 72.7% of respondents agreed that the design of their furniture reflected their personality, and 67% of respondents agreed that a lot can be said about a person from the furniture they own.

Lighting
Lighting is crucial for any outdoor setting. Especially if you plan on sitting outside late at night. You can string bulbs above your patio by attaching them to the side of your house. Or if you chose to have an Amish shed, you can keep it near your patio area and attach the lights to that instead. Standing lights are also a great choice if you don’t have anywhere to attach string lights too. You may also choose to use candles as a source of light. 

When decorating your first patio space, these essentials can help you create an environment all of your friends will be talking about.