Nosy Neighbors: Ways to Make Outdoor Spaces More Private

In today’s world, it feels like nothing is private. We share our photos on Instagram, personal feelings on Facebook, opinions on Yelp and résumés on LinkedIn. Yet, that doesn’t mean we want anybody actually looking inside of our houses or even into our backyards where we wish to spend some leisure time. Those who are lucky to have villas also want to blur the line between indoors and outdoors, but privacy becomes an issue in Indian cities.

Nosy Neighbors: Ways to Make Outdoor Spaces More Private

Nosy Neighbors: Ways to Make Outdoor Spaces More Private

So, here we are with few wonderful ways we can create outdoor spaces more private.

Hedges

Planting a hedge is the most convenient way which can be done by any novice gardener or landscaper. Arborvitae, juniper, boxwood, yew, laurel and holly are among the nation’s most popular hedges. As it grows dense, automatically it creates a partition and a lot of privacy. [Read more…]

Budget Décor: Cost Effective Ideas to Add a Deck to Your Villa

Backyard decks and patios are a great addition to any home, because they provide you with an outdoor living space which can be used for a variety of functions. First decide the purpose for what you will be using the space. You can find a variety of outdoor living ideas, including simple deck designs built for eating and entertaining small crowds, or larger more elaborate plans extending your kitchen and living room outside.

Budget Décor Cost Effective Ideas to Add a Deck to Your Villa

Budget Décor Cost Effective Ideas to Add a Deck to Your Villa

Your deck will be a popular place, so give it a thought as to where it is to be located. Next make sure your deck does not swamp your yard or becomes lost in it. Decide where to fix stairways off the deck so that they provide unobtrusive access to the backyard. Adding a deck to your home could offer one of the highest cost recoup opportunities, according to the cost value report. [Read more…]