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7 Outdoor Summer Ideas To Inspire

It may still be chilly outside, but rest assured, summer is on its way! With it, we are anticipating long, hot days outside, soaking up the sunshine and enjoying some outdoor activity with our loved ones. We’re dreaming of blissful summer vacations at home and that’s why we’re sharing 7 outdoor summer ideas to inspire your next project before the season arrives!


Comfy Outdoor Seating

With the right setup, you can create comfortable spaces outdoors that your family will enjoy. An outdoor lounge set is the perfect addition to a family home and can help to extend your livable space outdoors. Furthermore, with those balmy evenings almost on our doorstep, you can enjoy blissful nights on the patio and unwind on an outdoor sofa. We think an outdoor lounge should definitely be on everyone’s wish list this summer!

Outdoor Dining

Add a durable outdoor table to your backyard or patio and instantly create memorable dining experiences outdoors! Think alfresco lunches, star-lit dinners and more! This is also a great choice for family homes where you can gather everyone outdoors during the summer months and create memories together around an outdoor dining table.

Top tip: If you don’t have space for a full-sized dining table, then why not invest in a smaller bistro table that will take up less space, but still offer you the functionality of a table outdoors.

Outdoor Kitchen

Is there anything more special than an outdoor kitchen where you can cook up some amazing meals with your family! Extend the dining space and add a cooktop, grill or outdoor prep space so you can spend more time with your loved ones outdoors!

Top tip: No space for a full outdoor kitchen? Why not renovate your existing kitchen and add on a hatch window that you can use to serve your guests outdoors? A win-win in our books!

A Fire Pit

Gather the family together around an open fire. Braai marshmallows, sing songs, and enjoy a night under the stars as the fire blazes in your very own fire pit! We say, yes, please!

Top tip: Be sure to build your fire pit away from open brush or tall trees, as this can become a fire hazard.

Outdoor Lighting

Create ambience outdoors with beautiful lighting to make your summer even more memorable! Fairy lights add a magical allure, while more functional outdoor lanterns and pendants can provide much-needed illumination after dark too!

Top tip: When purchasing any outdoor lighting, make sure to choose ones specifically for outdoor use, which will often have seals to keep out moisture, among other advantages.

Kit Out Your Deck

Let’s not forget to spruce up the pool area. Add a few loungers and deck chairs, and while the kids swim, grab your favourite book and relax!

Top tip: Choose durable finishes for your outdoor pieces so they can withstand the elements, come rain or shine!

Add Shaded Areas

The summer sun can be extremely harsh on the body. Be sure to create shaded areas around your backyard with freestanding umbrellas and that will offer you flexibility when you need it.

Top tip: Need a more permanent solution? Invest in an outdoor pergola that will not only create the perfect shaded spot outside but will also add a gorgeous design element to your landscaped yard.

Don’t wait. Get ready for the summer months ahead and create a dreamy outdoor space you can be proud of!

Freemob Collection LUXEMBOURG 



All images from Freemob  Collection available from Plaisir du Jardin in South Africa 

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