"I'm an introvert... I love being by myself, love being outdoors, love taking a long walk with my dogs and looking at the trees, flowers, the sky."

Outdoor living space always creates a curb appeal for your home. There are a lot of ways by which you can make your outdoor area more attractive. While constructing a new house, keep in mind to create an outdoor patio or deck for you to enjoy with family and friends. It gives a relaxing retreat in the evenings and also increases the value of your home.

Here are some of the cool ideas that you could create for your outdoor space:

Adding a fireplace: It provides a chill out for your night gatherings and for dining with a barbecue on the grill.

Give a variety of seating options: Add chairs, benches, sofas or stools for your family chat time.

Connect to the indoors: Design accordingly so that you have an access to the indoor rooms such as living room or bedrooms.

Use some creative ideas: Include a gentle curve paths in the design plan which can be transformed into a walkway.

I have a wonderful elevated patio opening up to the outdoor space. The outdoor space is huge and thinking of creating a wonderful garden aside from the patio. How can I make it colorful? Also, thinking to add a garden shed for the storage of tools etc. Please help me with this. Waiting for your replies. Thanks in advance.