Here in the Midwest, winter has felt endless. But with the days growing warmer, we can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel! With the warmer days approaching our minds are on all things outdoor. Days out on the boat, weekend hikes, and eating 9 out of 10 meals on your back patio! Over the last 2 years through the pandemic, we have seen people care more and more about making their outdoor spaces into their dream escapes. For some, the goal of an outdoor space is to create a serene escape from the world around them. Quiet, cozy, and the ultimate relaxation space all come into play when designing one's dream patio. One of the many ways people bring this feeling of serenity as well as luxury is incorporating water into their outdoor space. Today we are going to share with you a few ways that you can incorporate water into your patio!
When it comes to incorporating water into your landscaping, building a small backyard pond can be the perfect way to bring some extra natural beauty into your space. Including some stones, pebbles, flowers, and ferns around this little space brings a feeling of natural serenity. If you want to go bigger, you could also take the steps to invest in building a koi pond. This takes more time, space, and resources, but the results are stunning.
A super simple, budget friendly option is a bird bath! With no expensive installation, pumps, or filters, this option is ideal for those looking for a simple, quick way to incorporate water into their backyard. They come in just about all shapes and colors, so it is easy to find one that fits your personal style. They are not only pretty, they also attract some extra wildlife to your yard!
If you are looking for a dreamy centerpiece for your patio or garden, consider a fountain! They are a highly popular water feature in many communities, and bring a sense of completion to any space they are in. Similar to bird baths, they come in all shapes and sizes so you can find one that fits any style!
Sticking to the fountain theme, bubbler fountains are perfect for those looking for a smaller, more contained water feature that will still add to the ambience of your patio space.
If you are looking to add some movement to your indoor or outdoor space, adding a waterfall is the perfect option for you! By stacking rocks and concrete, you can create the perfect trail for water to fall. Incorporate flowers, plants, and moss, and you have a dreamy water feature that is sure to wow your guests.
These are just a few of the endless ways you can incorporate water into your outdoor space. We hope these inspire you whether you are starting your backyard makeover, starting over, or are dreaming of future ideas for your perfect outdoor space!
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