Create an Outdoor Oasis Without Breaking the Bank

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Do you dream of having a beautiful and functional outdoor living space, but don’t have a lot of money to spend? Well, you’re in luck! There are many ways to create an oasis in your backyard without breaking the bank.

Here are a few tips:

  • Get creative with your furniture. You don’t have to buy expensive outdoor furniture to create a stylish space. Look for secondhand furniture, or repurpose old furniture for your outdoor space. For example, you could use old pallets to build a bench or a coffee table.
  • Use natural materials. Natural materials, such as wood, stone, and wicker, can add warmth and character to your outdoor space without costing a lot of money. You can find these materials at your local home improvement store or even at a farmer’s market.
  • Add plants and flowers. Plants and flowers are a great way to add color and life to your outdoor space. You can plant them in the ground, in pots, or even in hanging baskets. If you’re on a budget, look for low-maintenance plants that are native to your area.
  • Make use of sunlight. If your outdoor space gets a lot of sunlight, you can use it to your advantage. Set up a hammock or lounge chairs in a sunny spot, or build a pergola to create shade.
  • Add lighting. Outdoor lighting can create a cozy and inviting atmosphere at night. You can use string lights, candles, or even solar lights.
  • Accessorize. Add some personal touches to your outdoor space with pillows, blankets, rugs, and other accessories. This will help to make your space feel like your own.

Here are a few additional tips for creating an outdoor living space on a budget:

  • Do-it-yourself projects. There are many do-it-yourself projects that you can do to save money on your outdoor living space. For example, you could build your own patio furniture, create a fire pit, or plant a vegetable garden.
  • Shop at thrift stores and garage sales. You can often find great deals on outdoor furniture and accessories at thrift stores and garage sales.
  • Look for sales and discounts. Many home improvement stores offer sales on outdoor furniture and accessories throughout the year. You can also sign up for email lists to receive notifications of sales and promotions.
  • Be patient. Don’t be afraid to wait for the perfect piece of furniture or accessory to come along. You may be able to find a great deal if you’re willing to wait.

With a little patience and creativity, you can create the outdoor living space of your dreams without spending a fortune.

So what are you waiting for? Get outside and started on your outdoor living space today!

About the Author
Shannon Ashkinos
Shannon Ashkinos is the Vice President of Connections and Career Success at JPAR® Real Estate. She is an accomplished leader committed to fostering dynamic and high-performing teams through a focus on empowerment, mentorship, and the promotion of inclusive values and cultures. With a passion for developing the next generation of leaders, Shannon is dedicated to driving success and positive change.