Your Favorite Thing About Your Outdoor Space: I love how soft and light the space feels. When it finally cools down here at night I will enjoy sitting out front reading a book. I also enjoy watching the curtains blow softly in the wind. It is a very peaceful but inspiring space.
Tips for Creating a Great Small Outdoor Space: Don't be afraid to try something outside that you would do inside. I added mosquito netting curtains which function to keep the florida bugs out in a lovely ethereal way. All my friends said "what? curtains outside?" but these are made to weather the weather. They get a little wet and dry quickly as soon as the sun comes back out. I also hung my artwork outside to add color and make the space really feel like an outdoor lounge. Pretty vintage or cool industrial lighting is also important. You are not limited to what you find in the "outdoor" lighting section.
Thanks, Kimberly, and good luck!
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