Summer is almost here and for many hosts, the peak season is about the begin! What do summer vacation guests want more than anything? To be more outdoors! And not just your usual outdoor thing … They want lounge-worthy, linger-worthy time spent chilling under the sun and stars. In saying that, does your patio and garden area need a little summer love? Each new season is an opportunity to Upgrade your Airbnb. As you head into the summer season, use these simple ideas to spruce up your rental home and give guests a memorable summer vacation. Best of all, they are suitable for almost any budget!
To give you a head start, I’ve jotted down a few cheap and chic solutions for patio, rooftop, deck, and balcony. With a few fresh ideas, elevating your outdoor space will be fun, easy and affordable.
1. Hang a String of Lights
This is one of the
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2. Lay Down a Statement Rug
Nothing brings the comfort of the indoors out more than a plush, patterned area rug. The right rug can anchor your patio area, tie it together, and make it feel layered and whole. And while there are plenty of great rug options out there, a quality bohemian style rug or graphic rug can really work wonders in your space.
3. Hang a Succulent Wall Planter
Try adding visual interest to your outdoor space by arranging succulents decoratively in a hanging planter. Succulents are easy to take care of and come in a variety of colors that will add interest to any outdoor space. Try this planter with a touch of macramé. Adding in a few year-round green
4. A Lounge Worthy Hanging Chair
Nothing says relaxation more than a hanging chair! You can tie together your outdoor space and establish the theme of your space. Add graphic contrast by mixing in pillows and patterns of varying sizes and shapes.
Investing in a Loungy conversation set is key to allow your guests to sit together and relax and enjoy your outdoor space. There are many styles available at different price points, here is a
5. Add Some Decorative Planters
Upgrade your outdoor garden with a cool container or three. Finding the right color, texture, and finish can really elevate your overall look. Playing with contrasting shapes and patterns is will create a fun look. Try clustering them together to create a pocket of greenery.
6. Try Colorful Rattan Chair
A color block woven armchair adds a little playful color into a natural color scheme. You can sometimes find rattan chairs sometimes second hand and just spray paint them a fun color with Chalk Paint. here is an adorable chair that will elevate your outdoor space instantly.
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7. Pop a Pouf for Extra Seating
A pouf is great inside the home, but they’re fabulous on a patio too. A leather Moroccan pouf is as versatile as it is portable. Use them for surplus seating, as a footrest or an occasional table for stacking your summer reading list or holding serving trays. They are easy to clean with a little spray and wipe.
Use these simple ideas to improve your Airbnb’s outdoor space! For more hosting ideas check out my book The Ultimate Airbnb Superhost Guide which is part of a full bundle of goodies for Airbnb Hosts! There is even an editable modern welcome book, a check out printable and Wifi Sign included!