Feeling cosy outdoors isn’t something that usually comes easily. We spend time making our house feel like a home, adding throws and comfy sofas to help people feel at ease when they visit. But when it comes to spending the warmer months outdoors, our garden never feels quite as cosy as we’d like.
However, with a few simple accessories, you can help bring your garden to life for the warmer months. And it doesn’t have to be expensive either.
From adding a cosy patio heater to your garden, to using lighting and blankets to create ambience, try out these garden additions for a comfortable evening outdoors.
When you’re not comfortable, it’s difficult to feel cosy. That’s why a snuggly sofa should be the first item on your garden wish list. The perfect addition to add in front of a heater, you can relax outside no matter how chilly it gets.
A good sofa can be a lot more comfortable than stiff wooden chairs. It is also easy to decorate with blankets and cushions to add to the cosiness.
This is a good option for those who enjoy hosting friends and family, especially if BBQing is your go-to. Keep the good times going outdoors with comfortable seating.
Lighting is a great way to create a relaxing atmosphere, and fairy lights are a great choice for any garden. You can purchase battery-powered lights to give you the freedom to place them wherever you see fit.
Solar-powered lights could also be a great option for outside, so then you don’t need to worry about replacing batteries once they run out.
Not only will they come in handy when the sun goes down, but fairy lights are an easy way to add a touch of style to any garden.
There are a variety of types to choose from, including string fairy lights, curtain fair lights or shaped lights, such as flowers.
If you want comfort in your garden, cushions are a must. They can make even the most uncomfortable chairs snug. They’re also great for decoration, adding your own style with exciting cushion covers.
If you have the budget, patio heaters can be a stylish addition to your garden. With patio heaters, you can extend the summer party and stay in the warmth outside.
A patio heater is the perfect place for guests to gather after a BBQ and it lets the good times continue until you’re ready to head indoors. Don’t let the chilly weather stop you from having a good time!
Nothing says comfort in the garden much more than a plump hanging chair. Paired with cushions and a blanket it can be the perfect place to snuggle into in the evenings to read a book or wait for the BBQ food to be ready.
This option will certainly help add character to your garden. It’s also great fun for if you have children as it can act like a comfy swing.
If your garden is only small, why not focus on making one corner the ‘cosy’ area? You can get a snug chair and kit it out with cushions and blankets. You could also get a small fire pit and parasol to block from the rain.
The garden deserves the same amount of care as the inside of your house. So why not give it a little TLC and add a couple of fun accessories to the mix? Be practical and add a heat source like patio heaters or focus on the comfort with a snug sofa and lots of cushions and blankets.
Lights are also a great and cost-effective way to add atmosphere to your garden as solar power can come in handy. There are lots of ways you can add personality to your outdoors area, no matter your budget.