Modern home décor requires a lot of time and planning. Updating furniture, choosing the right color scheme and making your living space comfortable and attractive are important factors for deciding how to decorate your home. But with many homes using its outdoors surroundings as a natural backdrop, it's just as important to think about how you want to decorate outside too. Updating your outdoor furniture is the first step towards creating an inviting deck or yard to accent your home.
Modern patio and outdoor furniture resembles indoor furniture. The lines are clean, the items are on the smaller side to avoid being bulky and the colors are either natural tones or bright and fun.
Create an Outdoor Comfort Zone with Modern Sofas and Chairs
Modern outdoor sofas and chairs are made in unique shapes. They factor in comfort as well. Couches and chairs are usually made of a synthetic weave with a steel frame. One thing that is common among pieces of modern outdoor furniture is the use of pillows and cushions. New materials used are waterproof and made to endure a certain degree of bad weather and sun exposure. The pillows and cushions provide a new level of comfort in outdoor seating and also create an appealing look. Suddenly, your yard is a comfortable place to entertain and socialize.
Modern Picnic Tables: Attractive and Functional
Modern picnic tables also make a nice addition to a yard or deck. Unlike tradition rectangular picnic tables with bench seating, today's picnic tables are attractive and functional. Made of steel and natural wood or painted in a bright, fresh color, modern picnic tables make a statement. They vary in shape from rectangle and square to round and half-circles. Many have adjustable seating so you can rearrange it to make it work for your guests or raise the height of the seats for family events to accommodate children.
Pulling it All Together
Consider the look of your entire yard when planning out your modern outdoor furniture. Get rid of any clutter in the yard, keep the grass and flower beds neat and keep the colors either neutral or limit yourself to one or two bright colors to add a fun element to your yard. Place your modern sofa and chairs, picnic table and modern grill in a central area, then decorate with lighting, simple vases and a colorful umbrella.
by Tracy Rose