Creating a Party Paradise in Your Outdoor Space

By Shannon Gurnee
In Home
July 13, 2023

Today, on Redhead Mom, I’m sharing a partnered guest post about creating a party paradise in your outdoor space.

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Homeowners with spacious backyards can create an outdoor party paradise where they can enjoy fresh air and entertainment with family and friends after a long day at work. However, the backyard needs furniture, dΓ©cor, lighting, landscaping, and an outdoor kitchen to create an inviting atmosphere. So how can homeowners upgrade their backyards to make them inviting? Here are a few interesting ideas they can consider.

Ensure a Seamless Transition

An inaccessible backyard might not serve its purpose. Therefore, create a seamless transition between the sun room and the outdoor party space. If possible, make the outdoor space more beautiful and inviting to make friends and family members want to spend time in the backyard. Remember to provide a place where people can put their shoes when entering the house and connect the indoor and outdoor space with inviting pavements and decor. Using similar rugs and furniture designs for outdoor and living spaces is also good because it makes the party space look like an extension of the living room.

Create a Cooking Area

Cooking spaces are naturally inviting especially in the warm summer months. Therefore, homeowners can consider adding an outdoor kitchen countertop, a large sink, and storage space for food and drinks. You can also invest in a Coyote grill for your outdoor kitchen and a few chairs to allow guests to sit around the kitchen. Homeowners who love herbs can plant a few fragrant herbs to use during food preparation. However, areas with mosquitoes and wasps might need a special backyard screen to keep the bugs away. Β 

Invest in Quality Lighting

Navigating fire-rated lighting choices is really important for homeowners who want to make their outdoor area look great. While some homeowners go for bright lighting for their outdoor space, which attracts insects and too much attention. Just like in the indoor space, lighting is a critical aspect that can make or break the backyard party paradise. Professionals recommend soft subtle lights that create a warm and welcoming atmosphere without drawing attention or disturbing neighbors.

Candles and portable lighting can create the ideal outdoor atmosphere, especially when hosting parties at night. Also, landscape lights can complement the backyard party areas and illuminate the paths and the patio. Those who love natural light can have a fire pit that provides light and keeps visitors warm during the cold evening.

Create a Bar and Beverage Section

No one can create a backyard party space without a bar and beverage section. Therefore, homeowners seeking to transform their yard into a party paradise need to build a bar or create a portable cart with drinks and refreshments. The station should have a variety of beverages, garnishes, glassware, and decor that complements other parts of the outdoor space. Remember to add an ice bucket or a mini fridge to keep drinks cold and accessible during the party. A few non-alcoholic drinks and water might also be necessary.

Enhance the Seating Area

A comfortable and inviting seating area can transform any backyard. Therefore, homeowners should create different areas with distinct seating areas that can accommodate various group sizes. They can install lounge chairs, dining sets, outdoor sofas, and DIY chairs, depending on the desired comfort level. It is also crucial to add outdoor rugs, throw pillows, cushions, and other accessories to create a cozy atmosphere.

These simple tips can help a homeowner transform their backyard into an inviting party paradise. However, it is advisable to involve professionals to enhance the outdoor space and achieve the desired look and comfort level.

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Shannon Gurnee is the author of Redhead Mom formerly "The Mommy-Files", a national blog with a loyal following. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development with a Minor in Business Management. Shannon and her husband, Frank, have a large family with 6 awesome kids and love living on the Central Coast near San Luis Obispo, California, as well as traveling around the world. A full-time Social Media and Professional Blogger, Shannon also serves as a National Brand Ambassador for many well-known companies. Her blog focuses on motherhood, family fun activities, traveling, fashion, beauty, technology, wedding ideas and recipes while providing professional opinions on products, performances, restaurants, and a variety of businesses.

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