DIY canopy outdoor decorating ideas

4 Ways To Instantly Add Glamour to Your Outdoor Space

Ready for warm summer nights spent outside? Add instant glamour to your outdoor area with these 4 easy ideas:

Hang Sheer Drapery

Nothing says effortless elegance like swaths of sheer white fabric fluttering in the wind. Hang it on a pergola or at the edge of a roofed porch and complete the look with a calming neutral color palette of whites & greys.

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Neutral Outdoor Decor Sheer Drapery

 

S. Harris Fabric - Tapa - White 8494301
S. Harris Fabric – Tapa – White
Pindler & Pindler Fabric - Emory - Cloud Pdl 4189
Pindler & Pindler Fabric – Emory – Cloud
Surya Pillow - ZZ406
Surya Pillow – ZZ406
Surya Pillow - ZZ410
Surya Pillow – ZZ410
Surya Pillow - ZZ413
Surya Pillow – ZZ413

 

Layer Pillows & Rugs

If don’t have the space or the budget to invest in outdoor furniture, create a comfortable and exotic seating area by layering  a couple of rugs and several pillows in the spot you would like to entertain in. This idea can work virtually anywhere–a patio, a deck, a yard–the possibilities are endless! Play with different heights to create dimension by creating different heights. We like to drape throws over a simple bench and covering it with pillows. Poufs & a few low-sitting tables will provide a place for guests to place their drinks.

Outdoor Decor DIY Ideas Instantly Glamorous

 

Jaipur Outdoor Rug - Xoxo - Blue/Ivory
Jaipur Rug – Xoxo – Blue/Ivory
Dash & Albert Rug - Two-Tone Rope - Fuchsia/White RDB215
Dash & Albert Rug – Two-Tone Rope – Fuchsia/White
Ryan Studio Pillow - Super Paradise - Punch
Ryan Studio Pillow – Super Paradise – Punch
Surya Pillow - ZZ425
Surya Pillow – ZZ425
Surya Pillow - ZZ420
Surya Pillow – ZZ420
Surya Pillow - ZZ427
Surya Pillow – ZZ427

 

Create Your Own Canopy

A fabric canopy adds instant drama plus shade from the sun. Simply drape fabric between four poles that you’ve put into the ground and use tent pins to anchor the lines that run from the pole tops to the lawn. Get a full how to here.

DIY canopy outdoor decorating ideas

Groundworks Fabric - Moremi Sheer - Aqua/Cream
Groundworks Fabric – Moremi Sheer – Aqua/Cream
Groundworks Fabric - Moremi Sheer - Aqua/Lime GWF-2717_523_0
Groundworks Fabric – Moremi Sheer – Aqua/Lime
B. Berger Fabric - 1847-46 Pimento
B. Berger Fabric – 1847 – Pimento
Highland Court Fabric - 180980H-439 Pool
Highland Court Fabric – 180980H-439
Fabricut Fabric - Pool Deck - Limeade 2104705
Fabricut Fabric – Pool Deck – Limeade
Surya Rug - RAI1071
Surya Rug – RAI1071

 

 

Mini Fabric Lamps

Outdoor lighting provides a romantic setting as the sun sets. Bring colorful & easy lighting to your space with this great idea from blogger Taylor at Taylor Made. She covered heat-resistant cups with extra fabric & attached them to low-heat LED Christmas lights, then hung them. Get the full how-to here.

mini DIY fabric lamps

Mini DIY Fabric Lamps Outdoor Decor Ideas

Robert Allen Fabric - Floral Sonata - Calypso
Robert Allen Fabric – Floral Sonata – Calypso
Robert Allen Fabric - Dotscene - Spring
Robert Allen Fabric – Dotscene – Spring
Robert Allen Fabric - Botany Flora - Leaf
Robert Allen Fabric – Botany Flora – Leaf
Robert Allen Fabric - Latticescape - Hibiscus
Robert Allen Fabric – Latticescape – Hibiscus

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