Outdoor Patio Refresh with Newtown Mom Marianne, Founder of @lulu.quadri - Newtown Moms

Now that summer’s in full swing, it may be a good time to think about how refreshing your patio or deck area for the season. Local Newtown Mom of 3, Marianne started a blog Lulu Quadri several years ago and shares amazing home decor finds and easy DIYs.

Creating an elevated look doesn’t take much and below Marianne shares a few tips that will transform your outdoor space effortlessly just in time for outdoor season!

Throw pillows and outdoor rugs:
You can get a whole new look by simply adding throw pillows to your outdoor furniture and an outdoor rug for extra coziness. One can never have too many throw pillows as they are a great way to add style and comfort. Don’t be afraid of mixing patterns, prints, colors, and textures that suit your personal style.
Ample seating:
With the spring and summer holidays approaching, our outdoor space will most likely be used as a place for friends and family to gather. Create a welcoming view with ample seating. Large outdoor furniture sets aren’t the only option here. You can mix and match a variety of seating options such as stackable rattan or wicker chairs.
Greenery + plants:
Whether fresh, or faux and fabulous, the simplest way to brighten up any space is with greenery and blooms. From potted shrubs to fresh flowers, your outdoor space can be completely transformed with the addition of plants.
Lighting: Candles, tiki torches, lanterns:
Candles tiki torches, string lights, and lanterns are several different ways to add lighting with the added functionality of keeping the bugs away. For candles, I recommend citronella and There are several options of tiki torch fuel that includes mosquito and bug repellent. Come night time, these lighting options will spruce up your outdoor space in a bright and fresh way.

Follow along for more design and decor advice by visiting @lulu.quadri on Instagram.

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