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How to Optimize Your Outdoor Party

Tips for perfect outdoor entertaining, whether you're hosting a football party or grilling out with the family



While you may be lamenting the end of summer, fall may actually be the best season for outdoor entertaining. We are blessed with pleasant temperatures, crisp air, and colorful foliage. Whether you are hosting a football party or grilling out with the family, adding the perfect outdoor furniture is the key to making your outdoor living space stand out.

Here are a few tips on how to liven up your outdoor space:

Don’t be afraid to mix and match furniture. Incorporating different patterns and fabrics can make a huge difference in the appearance of your outdoor landscape. Don’t overdo it; keep it to two or three different pieces.

Incorporate color; adding pops of color to your outdoor space is an easy way to create a new look. Try placing colorful accent pillows that will create contrast with your outdoor furniture.

Casual outdoor dining is a hot trend this year. Entertain guests with great food served on luxurious, yet comfortable and relaxing outdoor furniture.

Jessica Hommel is the Director of Marketing at Designs by Sundown, a landscape architecture, construction and maintenance firm with a portfolio in high-end residential projects and select commercial works. View their profile or contact Jessica at 303-789-4400.

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