Ways to Reinvigorate your Tulsa Patio without Breaking the Bank

With summer in full swing, are you looking to make over your patio area and create a more functional and stunning outdoor living space? Here are some tips on giving your patio look a boost on a budget.

Curtains. Sheer curtains are good for creating a whole new look for your Tulsa patio. Creating a little shade and flow of color around a pergola or patio, these interior design items are also great for an outdoor environment as well.

Container garden. Artfully placed containers can bring much added beauty to your patio area. They can be used to lead guests along a certain path or showcase a focal point in your outdoor space.container garden tulsa patios

Lounge area. To add seating space to your patio, an old mattress or daybed that’s still in good condition can be placed on a platform or other raised surface to add a spa-like lounge area that you’ll be sure to enjoy with family and friends.

Reuse, recycle, reinvent. Create new purposes from your old furniture by staining the wood or adding trendy cushions and new slipcovers to enhance thrift store pieces.  Design rich pieces you find at flea markets or thrift shops can become focal points for a small patio area.  A large secondhand table can work great in a patio dining area. Paint or stain an old coffee table to create more dining space in your patio.

patio areas tulsaOutdoor Lighting. Easily add color and elegance to a patio area. Hanging lanterns are great for bringing both style and light to your Tulsa outdoor living space.

“Mixing and matching different patterns can give any space a designer look,” HGTV noted. Speaking of cushions, just buying new cushions and pillows for your patio area can really enhance your outdoor space.

Paint and Art. It can take only simple coat of paint to a patio area to completely change the look of your outdoor space. Add some unique pieces of art to your patio area that you’ve found a thrift stores over the years to reinvigorate the space. Design Sponge noted one South Carolina home that used a high-gloss light blue paint on the ceiling and floors on the porch.

For more design ideas about transforming your patio on a budget, visit http://www.babble.com/home/25-beautiful-patios-on-a-budget/.

If you need help or more inspiration for creating an amazing patio area or outdoor environment, talk to the Tulsa outdoor living space design/build professionals at Oklahoma Landscape.





Tulsa Paver Patio Ideas – Great Spring Home Improvement Projects

pavers tulsaWe can’t wait for spring! This season brings with it a sense of renewal and regeneration – it’s a fresh start. Home improvement and landscaping projects naturally follow. Many Tulsa homeowners are planning home improvement projects for spring.

In the matter of home improvement, patios make a great addition to just about any Tulsa home. They become the base for an outdoor environment and serve to spread out the boundaries of your home. Even a simple patio can add significant value to your property and home.

Building a patio in Tulsa with interlocking pavers is ideal for many homeowners. Pavers not only add personality and definition to the outdoor space but they are also very practical. Paver stones are very robust and versatile. Pavers are available in a wide variety of shapes, colors, sizes, textures, and materials. Paver hardscapes are also easy to install and easy to replace if they are damaged.

Interlocking pavers create a stylish look for any landscape by providing a seamless shift from inside to outside.  Our Tulsa paver patio designers and installers are certified by the Interlocking Concrete Paver Institute to create quality paver and patio designs that highlight your personal stpatios tulsayle.

Flagstone and other natural stone pavers offer another incredible patio look. Flagstone provides a distinctive beauty and style with a natural look and feel. These hardscapes also add depth and character to the landscape and come in a variety of shapes and colors. Flagstone is also a very durable material.

For a more classic patio with a contemporary twist, decorative concrete patios provide a chic patio look for typically a lower cost than some of the other hardscape materials. Concrete can be stained, adding a variety of different colors and hues, as well as various designs or border accents. Stamped concrete mimics the look and feel of other hardscape materials like pavers, tile, and natural stones. This imprinted or textured concrete offers a wide array of color and pattern options to create a chic outdoor living area.

As the base for your outdoor environment, patios bring versatility and charm to your Tulsa home and outdoor living space and are a great start to your spring home improvement plans.