Switch to artificial grass
If you are looking to give your garden an ultra-modern, professionally designed look, then artificial grass will definitely make a huge difference to the appearance of your garden. The beauty of using faux grass is your lawn will always look immaculate and ‘Instagram worthy’.
Pave your driveway
Whilst we are still on the topic of altering the appearance of outdoor spaces, a paved driveway will definitely give the exterior of the property more appeal and it also gives you a good safe place to park your vehicle overnight.
Paving doesn’t need to be extravagant or expensive, but it is a good idea to find paving that complements the colour of your house bricks, as this will create a nice flowing theme within the front exterior of the house.
Switch to open plan living
Open plan living is an interior design lay out which is extremely popular in the design of new built homes. However, this does not mean that your entire home is open plan, usually open plan living is where the kitchen, dining area and living room is in one large room, opposed to the rooms being segregated by walls and doors. Many homes can be transformed in to open plan, so it is worth looking in to, if you are really keen on modernising the look of the interior of your home.
Remove old curtains
It is easy to hold on to curtains which have been in your home for years, however old warn out looking curtains can look out of place in a modern designed home. If you are still looking for ways to keep sunlight out, then venetian blinds are very popular in modern themed homes. Venetian blinds are almost timeless, because they have been used in many homes for many decades, so this type of blinds are definitely worth considering.
Build an outdoor cabin
Many home owners now own outdoor cabins in their gardens, cabins seem to add an indoors-outdoors affect to a home. They are perfect for large families that want an extra social space that is away from the house. Outdoor areas are the future of comfortable living and we will be seeing the use of outdoor cabins become more common.
Add outdoor luxuries
Outdoor seating and furniture add a modern glamour to an outdoor space. Rattan material sofas and chairs are a popular in British gardens and they are usually not very expensive and they are sturdy and robust enough to last for years.
Hot tubs and Jacuzzis are also a good idea because anyone can own a hot tub if they have enough space for one. Inflatable hot tubs are great because you can easily deflate the hot tub when you no longer want to use it.
Add outdoor lighting
Solar lights really are a must if you are looking to add more lighting to your outdoor area. The beauty of using solar lighting is the sun charges up the light during the day and then the light shines during dark hours. This is a very cost effective method of using lighting outdoors, as the sun charges it for free.