You use decorative throw pillows to decorate the inside of your home, why not use them on the outside? Decorative outdoor pillows are a quick, easy and relatively inexpensive way to spruce up your outdoor space. Here’s why:
They Add Color And Texture
If you think of your outdoor space as an extension of your home, you’ll want it to look as just as appealing as the inside. Outdoor pillows are a great way to add some color and pattern to outdoor seating areas. You can pick up the color of your favorite flower and perk up neutral patio furniture, or you can find some neutral patterns to add texture and a bit of order to a vibrant outdoor set.
They Invite Lingering
When entertaining outdoors, your guests should feel comfortable (and you’d like to feel comfortable as well, right?), like you want them to stay awhile. Pillows piled on an outdoor sofa or chair invite people to sit and settle in. There’s just something about pillows that’s very appealing and homey.
They Create A Cozy Atmosphere
Pillows are comforting, and adding some to your outdoor seating area will help to create a comfortable, cozy atmosphere, much like an outdoor living or family room. If your goal is to make your patio an outdoor room which will get a lot of use during the spring and summer, creating a welcoming atmosphere is essential. You’ll use the space more if it’s a pleasant place to gather and enjoy a warm evening.