Sunday, March 13, 2011

Making a Patio Romantic

Ever dreamed of a romantic place that you've always wanted to be in? A place that is somewhat foreign, but have everything you want personally. A haven that you can go either just for some romantic relaxation alone or with someone you loved. Setting up this place at home is easy and you can have it just in your backyard. If you have a patio, you can redesign it for a lovely date especially for the season of love.

Here's how to do it.

Basically, you need to know what appeals romantic from the arrangement, design, color, and ambiance. You can also add something that you see romantic to you and your partner. It could be something memorable and those having a sentimental value.

For the patio arrangement and design, make sure it is not too spacious and not too crowded with decorations. Add some privacy because romance is also about it. Picking the right patio furniture is a must. Choose a table for two but be sure not to attach an outdoor umbrella at the center. If you want some outdoor shade, an offset patio umbrella is the right choice. Love seat or bench where you can have the moment on each others' side is also lovely. Classic designed furniture are nice, yet any type will do. Just complement it with some romantic decoration. Then you can arrange the additional decorations like we normally do or the way you wanted it to.

Color and ambiance, together will give the romantic effect. We know that red is the color of love, but only darker shades of red are romantic. Vintage wine, which is one of the latest color trends will also make a romantic setup. You may add other dark colors like golds and browns. These colors can visually enhance the ambiance of an area. Next is to add the actual warmth to the setup. A warm ambiance is what really completes a romantic place. The are many types of heaters to choose from, wood fuelled, gas, and electric heaters. Gas and electric outdoor heaters are the practical and applicable ones today because they can give the right heat and are hassle-free to operate.

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