When it comes to entertaining, your outdoor space might just be one of your most underutilized. Take a look at these ideas for turning your yard into everyone’s go-to hangout.
Light Up the Night
Just because the sun goes down, there’s no reason for you and your guests to retreat inside. There are plenty of great landscape lighting Boca Raton options to take your yard from day to night and keep the party going outdoors. Built-in lighting options can provide adequate light to keep anyone from stumbling in the dark and can highlight existing structures like retaining walls and paths or spotlight natural elements like trees or gardens. Consider color-changing LEDs as an environmentally friendly option that allows you to switch up your look and set any mood you want.
Cozy Up Around the Fire
Everyone loves to hang out around a fire pit, but sometimes wood-burning ones can take a lot of maintenance and clean-up. Fortunately there are plenty of gas fire pits on the market today, and they come in styles and sizes to fit every aesthetic. Place your fire pit at the center of a patio furniture set or a ring of Muskoka chairs to create an instant conversation spot that everyone will be attracted to.
Before installing a fire pit, always check local regulations regarding the required distance from the pit to any other structures on your property.
Get Your Game On
Bring everyone outside by making sure there are activities to keep them entertained. If classic lawn games like corn hole, croquet, and ladder toss seem a little tired, look into some updated options like giant versions of Jenga and Connect Four or variants on volleyball and Frisbee, such as Spike Ball and Kan Jam.
You don’t need to put an addition on your house to get more space for gatherings with family and friends. With a few simple updates, your yard could become exactly the space you’ve been looking for.