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27 Ideas for Your Small Backyard to get Cozy

Camila Boschiero—homify Camila Boschiero—homify
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Irrespective of size, having a yard at your home is nothing less than good luck! No wonder that these natural areas have the potential to become the favorite of the home spaces whether you want to relax or entertain your friends and family at your home. However, due to lack of time and everyday rush, many of the yards have become forgotten or unkempt. It is a universal fact that it is not easy to maintain those areas and in these regards, homify brings you some tips on how you can keep the garden/ backyard always shining and well maintained. 

Apart from the care related to its designing, maintenance and organization are the key as it is important to preserve a warm area and that is exactly how an environment becomes interesting and inviting. In the backyard and terraces, one can easily design different environment to meet and pursue a variety of activities that are perfect for entertaining small events as well. Having smaller areas might sound less flexible but it is naturally more welcoming.  In today's article, we will give you several tips to make a small yard beyond cozy. Come with us and be inspired to transform their own environment. The merit is all the architects and professional landscapers are within reach to you. 

1. Cover your walls and fences with vine type plants. This is a way to leave the confines of the finer ground beautifully.

2. Combine the elements in order so as to establish harmonious and peaceful atmosphere. The project here uses wood, plants, comfortable furniture and light curtains to do so.

​3. Ensure a good connection with the house. When external and internal areas are well integrated, they result in larger spaces for both.

​4. Using wooden pergola, hang lamps and vases, you can take the advantage of the height and creates a cozy atmosphere.

 Patios & Decks by Luiza Soares - Paisagismo
Luiza Soares—Paisagismo

MÃO NA TERRA, Belo Horizonte, 2015

Luiza Soares - Paisagismo

​5. Bet on bright colors without fear. A wall painted in vibrant color will make all the difference and let your backyard appear cheerful.

​6. Choose a coherent furniture with a style. Here the country style dominates the environment and the effect is wonderful.

​7. The ferns are an excellent choice to enliven your living environment.

​8. Hang a hammock! In addition to saving space when not in use, we all love to spend some time in it as well.

 Patios & Decks by Lucia Manzano
Lucia Manzano

Casa de praia—Guaecá SP

Lucia Manzano

​9. Plant herbs in small wooden boxes and hang them on the walls to create an interesting option for the walls. Below the blackboard paint was used for a modern effect.

rustic Garden by Luiza Soares - Paisagismo
Luiza Soares—Paisagismo

MÃO NA TERRA, Belo Horizonte, 2015

Luiza Soares - Paisagismo

10. White pebbles, low shrubs, and a small fountain are enough to make a special place.

11. Be creative and utilize your time to plant flowers in unusual objects.

12. Rocking chairs give a gracious atmosphere to the outdoors. See the result in the image below!

​13. Elements such as this fireplace for outdoor backyards are key to a cozy atmosphere even on the coldest nights.

14. Many objects can be used to support vessels, just be imaginative with what is left at home.

​15. See how within a passage, the network can find your place!

modern Garden by Joana França
Joana França

Casa Malva, Bloco Arquitetos

Joana França

​16. This wall is high on greenery! Take this idea to your yard and get closer to nature.

​17. Several species can be used to create magnetic effect.

18. Decorate with Christmas fairy lights and have a charming backyard all year round!

19. The walls can also be utilized to accommodate a beautiful panel like this:

20. A lighting design that escapes the traditional decor and provides seating area is super inviting.

21. Plants on all sides and a comfortable chair amidst it- enough to create an ideal place in the backyard!

22. No errors in creating a cozy outdoor area with rustic style.

​23. Decoration and appropriate lighting can make your garden heavenly stylish and comfortable.

24. Create a romantic mood with outstanding types of lamp fixtures.

25. With a contemporary design furniture, this yard is super modern.

26. Low and old furniture for outdoor areas create a sociable and friendly atmosphere

27. Draw environment of a dramatic backyard and add a seating area, it is always interesting!

For more ideas for your backyard, check this ideabook: 15 secrets to a stunning back yard!

Don't have a backyard? No worries, these tips are great for gardens, porches and balconies. Tell us yours thoughts in the comment section. 
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