25 Cool Ideas To Inspire Indoor-Outdoor Living

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Embrace the trend for indoor-outdoor living by creating attractive garden spaces that are in perfect harmony with your interiors. The weather now really inspires this type of living but how to make your outdoor spaces welcoming? Here are some ideas and options.

Outdoor Surfaces

There are multiple outdoor flooring options from which to choose depending on your wants and needs. Non-slip tiles are ideal for areas likely to get wet, while cement-based variations like screed boast extra longevity. Mosaic tiles, especially those in Moroccan style, will make your outdoor space more eye-catching and bold, will help you accent some parts. Tiles with grass in between will give your outdoor space a more natural feel. If you want to give your space a warm, homey feel, outdoor carpets are versatile and provide cushioning for children playing on the floor.

bricks all over the patio and blue mosaic tiles in the lounge zone highlights the space

bricks all over the patio and blue mosaic tiles in the lounge zone highlights the space

simple weathered wood and a rug on top are what you need for a welcoming and cool deck

simple weathered wood and a rug on top are what you need for a welcoming and cool deck

black and white mosaic tiles on the floor are great for creating an ambience in your space

black and white mosaic tiles on the floor are great for creating an ambience in your space

make your floor welcoming and soft with various rugs, pillows and fur throws on the tiles

make your floor welcoming and soft with various rugs, pillows and fur throws on the tiles

make your outdoor lounge inviting placing a cool boho rug on the floo, add pillows and wicker furniture

make your outdoor lounge inviting placing a cool boho rug on the floo, add pillows and wicker furniture

pebbles will give your space a natural feel, while wood will warm up and make walking barefoot enjoyable

pebbles will give your space a natural feel, while wood will warm up and make walking barefoot enjoyable

tiles with grass in between bring a modern and laconic, yet natural feel to your outdoor space

tiles with grass in between bring a modern and laconic, yet natural feel to your outdoor space

use Moroccan print tiles in the patio to make it bolder and catchier, enjoy the looks

use Moroccan print tiles in the patio to make it bolder and catchier, enjoy the looks

Outdoor Lounges

Gone are the days of plastic patio furniture and lumpy box-seat cushions that fade in the sun. The latest outdoor furniture is as beautiful as it is durable, with a plethora of statement offerings that can be used both inside and out. Rock comfortable furniture and items that can be carried indoors when the outdoor season is over. Create an indoor space outdoors – a living or a dining room or both giving it a cozy feel of indoors. Establish a rela space by arranging your seating around a central focal point – such as a coffee or dining table, firepit, carpet or swimming pool.

an outdoor living room with a fireplace and comfy furniture of pallets plus a cool blue rug

an outdoor living room with a fireplace and comfy furniture of pallets plus a cool blue rug

an outdoor living room with a large banquette and a concrete coffee table plus a firewood stand

an outdoor living room with a large banquette and a concrete coffee table plus a firewood stand

a bright outdoor lounge with a fireplace, a mosaic tile floor and a bold table plus comfy chairs

a bright outdoor lounge with a fireplace, a mosaic tile floor and a bold table plus comfy chairs

a welcoming outdoor lounge with an U-shaped banquette and a concrete coffee table plus lights all over

a welcoming outdoor lounge with an U-shaped banquette and a concrete coffee table plus lights all over

comfy modern furniture today can be used both indoors and outdoors - outdoors it creates a welcoming feel, indoors it will refresh the space

comfy modern furniture today can be used both indoors and outdoors - outdoors it creates a welcoming feel, indoors it will refresh the space

creating indoor rooms outdoors is a hot trend to try, it brings much comfort and a welcoming feel

creating indoor rooms outdoors is a hot trend to try, it brings much comfort and a welcoming feel

a minimalist outdoor-indoor living room that can be opened or closed anytime

a minimalist outdoor-indoor living room that can be opened or closed anytime

a welcoming summer lounge with comfortable wooden furniture and touches of concrete plus a rattan chair

a welcoming summer lounge with comfortable wooden furniture and touches of concrete plus a rattan chair

such wicker furniture will bring an outdoor feel indoors and will make your outdoor space more inviting

such wicker furniture will bring an outdoor feel indoors and will make your outdoor space more inviting

such furniture is cool for both indoors and outdoors, it's contemproary and bold

such furniture is cool for both indoors and outdoors, it's contemproary and bold

Outdoor Accessories

Give your veranda a personal, lived-in feel with tactile additions that merge seamlessly with their surrounds. From woven organic lampshades and baskets to bold wax prints, earthy stoneware and classic wooden furniture, this is modern alfresco styling at its best. Small things do much, so accessories will make your outdoor space very inviting. Add candle lanterns, layered rugs, potted greenery and blooms, place some colorful pillows and voila – your outdoor lounge is super welcoming, you won’t want to leave it!

a yarn-covered planter and a concrete one, a lantern and some wine and glasses

a yarn-covered planter and a concrete one, a lantern and some wine and glasses

colorful pillows, red lanterns with candles, perforated tables and a large fire bowl to create an ambience

colorful pillows, red lanterns with candles, perforated tables and a large fire bowl to create an ambience

potted greenery and blooms, a rug and pillows and baskets make this balcony welcoming

potted greenery and blooms, a rug and pillows and baskets make this balcony welcoming

pillows, candle lanterns, potted greenery and blooms make the balcony more inviting and welcoming

pillows, candle lanterns, potted greenery and blooms make the balcony more inviting and welcoming

colorful pillows, a candle lantern and potted greenery make up the whole space sprucing it up

colorful pillows, a candle lantern and potted greenery make up the whole space sprucing it up

potted greenery, a small coffee table and a watering can for decorating a front porch

potted greenery, a small coffee table and a watering can for decorating a front porch

a candle lantern and potted blooms make this space more welcoming and hygge-like

a candle lantern and potted blooms make this space more welcoming and hygge-like