How to Style an Outdoor Sofa for Maximum Impact

How to Style an Outdoor Sofa for Maximum Impact

Outdoor living spaces are rapidly becoming the newest home trend. If you want to add a touch of sophistication and style to your garden, patio or terrace, look no further than the comfy-yet-stylish outdoor sofa. With so many options available on the market today, choosing one can be intimidating - but don’t worry! We’ve got all the tips and tricks to selecting an outdoor sofa that will make a stunning impact in your space. Keep reading for our guide on how to select and style an outdoor sofa that will be sure to turn heads.

Accessorise around your outdoor sofa

When it comes to decorating your outdoor space, the right pieces of outdoor furniture can make all the difference. Outfit your cosy sofa with a matching ottoman so you have somewhere to prop your feet up and relax, or add in a side table for those snack trays that always come in handy. For larger backyards, sectionals are great for gathering friends and family around for an evening of entertaining, and umbrella stands provide the perfect shady refuge from the hot summer sun!

Start by selecting the perfect outdoor sofa, then incorporate pieces that complement its style—from dining sets for al fresco meals to benches where you can admire your gardens. With strategic accessorising, any backyard or garden can be transformed into an inviting refreshment spot that makes guests feel at home.

Make it a centrepiece with well-placed plants

Plants are the perfect choice to liven up any outdoor space. Imagine your favourite outdoor sofa surrounded by plenty of lush, green foliage! You can mix and match different shapes and sizes for an eclectic look or make sure all the plants are a similar colour for that tropically inspired feel.

Whatever you decide, make sure your selection is hardy; some greenery will survive most weather conditions but it's always worth double-checking before committing to buy. Cushions and throws also work wonderfully together with plants to create a truly inviting and eye-catching spot for relaxing in your garden.

Mix and match fabrics 

Adding a little pizzazz to your outdoor area can be as simple as mixing and matching fabrics for your outdoor lounge set. Why settle for just one boring material on all of your patio furniture? Instead, you can mix it up with textures and colours that will give your space a unique and stylish look. With the right combination, you can create exciting visual appeal that melds together seamlessly.

Have fun getting creative as this is an opportunity to really express yourself through your outdoor décor! Make sure the elements work well together to ensure the finished look is one that you'll enjoy for years to come.

Extend your indoors outdoors

An outdoor sofa can be the perfect way to extend the living space of your home. It invites an outdoor lifestyle and creates a beautiful outdoor living room experience. Whether you're hosting a dinner party in your garden or simply curling up with a good book, an outdoor sofa brings greater comfort and security without sacrificing style. Get everything you need to make it your own: place a colourful throw pillow on it or get a modern canopy draped over the top. Whatever you do, turn this sofa into the centrepiece of your backyard! 

Enjoy sunny days outdoors while luxuriating in comfort - now that's living!


Make the most of a timeless outdoor sofa to add versatility to your space

The right outdoor sofa can make all the difference when it comes to transforming your backyard into a stylish oasis. With so many options available today, it can be hard to know where to start. Keep in mind tips like accessorising around your sofa, adding plants or flowers for visual appeal, and mixing and matching fabrics. You’ll be sure to find a look that’s perfect for your outdoor space and will make it a place where you can relax and enjoy the sunshine.

So don’t wait any longer, let your imagination take over and start creating an outdoor lounge area you love today! At Glicks Furniture, we make it all possible with our exclusive range of indoor and outdoor furniture.