If you’re dreaming of creating an outdoor entertainment area, or perhaps even renovating an existing one, then it’s time to start collecting some inspiration.
Since we’re seemingly spending more time at home than ever before, many people are choosing to reinvest their traditional holiday fund back into their properties. If your home is your castle, then it should come as no surprise that many of us are reinventing our residential spaces for a medley of reasons – and a home’s outdoor entertainment area is no exception.
An outdoor entertainment area is the term we use to describe an additional portion of your home that is attached to the house or building. While there’s no exact definition as such, they can include patios, outdoor kitchens, balconies, pool areas and even outdoor fire pits. What yours resembles all depends on your style, the size of your space, and of course, budget.
A Guide To Outdoor Entertainment Area Design Inspiration
Ideal for the warmer months, an alfresco style outdoor entertainment area offers an idyllic place to lounge next to the pool, dine alfresco, or take in the surrounding views. Whether you have an expansive area to work with or perhaps just a cosy patio, there are endless possibilities when creating a chic outdoor oasis for hosting family and friends from the comfort of your own home.
Hamptons Haven – If you’re a fan of modern beach house design and already have it downpat in your home, then extend that same concept to your outdoor entertainment area with linen and timber to create a relaxed coastal vibe. Whites, simplicity and texture is often key when it comes to bringing it all together, and often works great with greenery and an outdoor bathroom.
Modern Mediterranean – Are you a fan of the creeping vines, natural stone or terracotta tiling and cosy warmth that a Tuscan style Mediterranean outdoor entertainment area provides? Your flooring material has a huge influence over the end look of this warm and weathered design, so why not opt for a tile that provides a natural stone look without the hefty price tag attached.
Food Lovers Lounge – If you had the chance to choose where you would spend your evenings in the summertime, would it be cooped up inside – or perhaps having a BBQ in the great outdoors with your nearest and dearest? If it’s the latter, it might be time to invest in an open air living space, with outdoor kitchens being one of the most popular go-to’s for Aussie summers.
Poolside Precinct – Creating an outdoor entertainment area by the pool can often give homeowners a means to combine several design elements that they’re already fond of – you can have a lounge area, an outdoor kitchen, and just about any design element or trend that tickles your fancy, whether that be ultra modern, or something a bit more rustic.
Simple Scandi – A scandi style outdoor entertainment area is all about keeping it simple, getting back to basics, and adopting a minimalistic design. Don’t go overboard with accessories, but don’t be afraid to experiment with textures and neutral colours – it’s all about natural textures such as timber, whites and greys.
Just like any renovation, bringing an outdoor entertainment area to life is all about the research and planning to ensure that the final product matches your vision. Thus, if there’s something you’re stuck on or you would like to compare your options when it comes to choosing the right materials, it’s always worth speaking to the professionals – but where do you find them?
Talk To The Experts On Sourcing Design Materials
While your options for tile and flooring finishes are almost limitless, selecting the right type of product for your home certainly isn’t an easy feat. With each space, comes a different preference or priority: are you chasing style, functionality, or simply want to stay within the budget?
In operation for over 25 years, at Tile Wizards we pride ourselves on getting you more – for less. We pioneered the warehouse format, and our stores are purposefully designed to make your selection easier, and ultimately offer our customers quality, price and the right advice.
Even if you are just after some honest and friendly advice – please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at Tile Wizards today for a free quote. For more house inspo, check out our Instagram for further tips, tricks and insights on design, building materials and how to bring your dream home to life.