- Did you know… Not all the wooden outdoor furniture you see is made of wood. They are not yet well known, but some have touch and color similar to wood, but are made with recycled plastic. You will find information about synthetic wood, Polywood or High-wood, In Internet.
- Quality: Natural rattan furniture is resistant if it is of quality, but should not be left outdoors because the rain
It deteriorates them. If you are going to buy, look at the details that reinforce its structure, such as the crossbars on its back and base, which will prevent them from becoming deformed.
A gently wavy contour on the backrest and arms characterizes the rattan furniture more vintage which is now a tendency to decorate spaces in & out. On this terrace the armchairs, with their total white look, harmonize with carpentry, while textiles add brushstrokes in blue stonewashed Armchairs (€ 246.70 each), side table (€ 73.70) and accessories, by IB Laursen.
Before you know it, the sunny days will begin. The ideal: that this year does not catch you with everything to do! Check the condition and dirt of the awning and furniture, wash the textiles, check if it is necessary to clean / paint the walls, remove objects and equipment that you have been able to accumulate on the terrace and run to the nursery ... Then, give yourself a shopping afternoon to discover what decorative details are taken this year or if you prefer, make them yourself. Search for ideas on the web with phrases like DIY or crafts for terraces and gardens.A very natural deco on the terrace
The turquoise armchair and the potted tree fill this terrace with freshness, covered with hydraulic and protected from the sun and from the prying eyes with curtains, hung on steel cables. To know more about the armchair Acapulco, a design of the 50 in PVC rope, enters www.okdesign.dk.
Dare with the contrast of colors in the outdoor spaces. It is convenient that one, at least, distills joy and vitality. Yellow, so fashionable in decoration, has an incredible visual impact on this environment with a darker base. Affari signature: armchair Riviera, available in more colors (€ 324); table Harry (€ 188); cushion covers, basket and candle holder.Cool off on the terrace
The table in this room, upholstered with a fabric for outdoor Osborne & Little, is protected with a sheet of methacrylate to give more stability to the glassware, Sandra Marques, and avoid spills. In the background, cushions, by Gancedo.
Practical sense is imposed, but without giving up a coffee in the sun, reading outdoors or simply enjoying the views, in the style of a Parisian terrace. In this case, it was decorated with a classic in outdoor furniture: the folding wooden and wrought iron. Table and chairs set Tärnö (€ 32.97) and dairy; Everything from Ikea.A country chic terrace
Urban terraces are also decorated with style cottage, to evoke the essence of life in the countryside. Very flirty, the wavy awning with print floral and super bright, the river songs. The simplicity of white and fiber furniture, conveys that peace that is breathed away from the city ... From Ikea: board game and chairs Mälarö (€ 109.97) and armchair Byholma (€ 89). Similar bank, of IB Laursen (€ 409.90).
When the distribution of the interior living room is based on a terrace, the two spaces are winning. In both, a feeling of greater amplitude is achieved and that of the outside becomes a more ambience of the room, as soon as the good weather begins. This is the case in this house, designed by the architect Blanca San Martín.Custom furniture
A workbench in L with a higher side table in the corner optimizes the space on this partially covered terrace. With its fluffy cushions, in addition to a seat, it transforms into a double daybed to sit, almost, outdoors.
Unique furniture: Search yesterday's antique and antique pieces that are suitable for outdoor use, such as this pair of reclaimed tables, with wooden planks on the basis of yellow forging!
Decorated walls: Think of little-seen designs, such as the wooden slats in this room.
Textiles of striped canvas, by Nacho de la Vega. Patterned cushions, from Berberia. Coffee tables, by Tado. Gallo, from the East. Candle holders and pots, from Los Peñotes.Flowery balconies
On old urban balconies, glazed or not, rejoice the view with flowers. In these mini spaces, about 30-40 cm deep, it is usual to put the plants on the ground, but in reality, you just look so low. The solution: play with two / three heights: put some on a shelf or a pedestal, and decorate with lanterns or hanging details.Decorate the terrace with pots
Turn your terrace into a garden with several floors. Look for resistant varieties and a suitable place for them, without discarding the walls. To create a corner green & fresh in a corner, the shelf is very practical Socker, from Ikea, with three heights (€ 29.99); It measures 46 x 46 x 71 cm.Eat on the terrace
What do you usually do on the terrace? Choose the furniture based on your response and its useful surface, and keep in mind that the circulation must be fluid. A practical idea in this dining room, benches that fit under the table when not in use.
The plus of style: charming details, such as Federica & Co, and a carpet suitable for outdoor use, such as Usera Usera. Table and benches, from Bauhaus.