Waterkloof:  Patios by Gorgeous Gardens

12 ideas for small outdoor spaces

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Most of us have that one, weird little spot or area back home that’s most difficult to style up, whether it’s the space in-between your garden and back door, or the quirky corner that separates your patio from your garage.

Relax – as we’re dealing with a small amount of legroom, that does decrease the options we have in terms of furniture and décor, but there are still quite a few suggestions up for grabs on how to style up that small outdoor space.

These 12 examples might provide you with some fresh tips…

1. Just see how you can make that patio’s flooring come to life by playing with various materials.

2. Throw in a strong ceiling, and you can always add a striking hanging chair for stylish effect.

House Morningside: minimalistic Garden by Principia Design
Principia Design

House Morningside

Principia Design

3. You don’t need hectares of flooring for a stylish sofa and coffee table.

Riverclub Estate:  Patios by CKW Lifestyle
CKW Lifestyle

Riverclub Estate

CKW Lifestyle

4. Some potters, gravelling and a seating bench can conjure up a magical garden.

5. It’s so easy to throw shade the right way – and what’s more functional than an outdoor seating set?

6. With such a breathtaking view, nobody will care about your patio/porch’s limited legroom.

7. What to do with those difficult, unused corner spaces? This design might inspire some ideas…

8. Save water – opt for a Zen garden!

9. Stuck in a backyard corner? Add turf, some wooden decking and a potted plant and you’re done!

CLARENCE STREET:  Patios by Covet Design
Covet Design

CLARENCE STREET

Covet Design

10. Luckily you don’t require lots of legroom for an enchanting little garden dining set.

11. Even a tiny balcony can be turned into a relaxing lounging spot if you’re careful with furniture pieces.

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Blaque Pearl Lifestyle

Umhlanga Rocks New Home | Win A Home Show

Blaque Pearl Lifestyle

12. The easiest way to style up a small yard? A fresh and neat-looking lawn.

New garden for Kobus and Helet Storm: modern Garden by Gorgeous Gardens
Gorgeous Gardens

New garden for Kobus and Helet Storm

Gorgeous Gardens

Take note, for we’re going to show you DIY: 8 garden projects you can do in one weekend.

Which of these ideas will you be copying back home?
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