Spring is Nature's Way of Saying 'Let's Party


The saying "Spring is nature's way of saying 'Let's Party'" is so true. I start thinking about hanging out in the backyard, having a party and grilling burgers, walking around in the cool grass in my bare feet (minus the dog doodoo), and sitting around the fire pit at night with a glass of wine and talking with friends. To make this a summer to remember here are some DIY Landscaping ideas to get your
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Create a bit of ambiance and drama in your backyard with lighting. String Lights, tiki torches, candles, solar path lights, cracked logs lamps ( I love these). You don't have to get crazy with lighting, a strand or two around your seating area will be perfect. If you don't have outdoor outlets (like me) use solar or battery operated lights.
LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION!
LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION!
Want to bring some warmth to your backyard? No better way to heat up your outdoor space than with a Fire Pit or a Chimenea. Enjoy those chilly nights sitting around the fire and create memories with friends that will last a lifetime.
WARM ME UP!
WARM ME UP!
Fire up the Grill! Add some sizzle to your backyard with an outdoor kitchen. Its a great way to stay connected with friends while you whip up summer dishes all season long. Get ready to heat things up!
SIZZLE FEATURE
SIZZLE FEATURE
Landscaping can create a dramatic backdrop for your entertaining needs, but it doesn't need to be complicated. To make your garden have a cohesive feel, use similar plants through out and add dimension using a variety of heights. If you want to keep it simple use hanging and potted plants around your seating areas.
"Gardens and flowers have a way of bringing people together, drawing them from their homes" ~ Clare Ansberry
FLOWERS FEED THE SOUL
FLOWERS FEED THE SOUL
What kind of backyard entertaining do you do and what's your style? Small intimate gatherings, once a year blow-out summer party, spur of the moment... Use what you have...update old chairs with a new color, get new fabric for your cushions, or even just add some pillows for extra seating.
FIND A SEAT
FIND A SEAT
Hanging and Potted Plants, Multiple layers of bushes and trees, screens and fencing all create that privacy you want for your backyard...What kind of privacy do you want? What type of backyard are you looking to create?
CREATE PRIVACY
CREATE PRIVACY
Backyard Entertaining is all about creating memories and spreading a little bit of joy in life. I hope that my DIY Landscaping Ideas helped give you ideas for projects you can do to your backyard. Thank you for visiting and until next time, Let's Party!
Lori O'Farrill

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