It is summer, the perfect time to receive visitors in a different, much cooler and more pleasant. Forward your plans for the sunny days and start right now to redecorate your home with the latest decorating terraces, from furniture to plants and ornamental elements.
Very few homes have one, and that is that the terraces are not anything invented by designers and architects, but it is an area of open house outdoors as an extension usually located outside the house , and which is very common to find plants and super comfortable furniture.
The terraces emerged in ancient Egypt, in which now belongs to the Mediterranean Sea. The trend resurfaced after the emergence of the buildings, which was needed to create an outdoor space in which sunlight illuminates and plants which accompany the stay of persons.
The 2011 brings many innovations in terms of decoration of terraces. New materials, furniture and even plants all kinds of different styles that will take you to get a nice space, but mostly modern.
Decorating the terrace: the materials
The first point is that we must look to the materials. The wood, elegant and expensive finish, is the most used during the season. Algarrobo, cedar and walnut, are three of the preferred types for use either in furniture such as chairs, tables and even to define finishes such as ceilings and outdoor racks.
These three types of wood are distinguished by:
Algarrobo: is perfect for this part of the house, because it is weatherproof. Although it is common to use heavy furniture or rustic also customary to use for the construction of furniture.
Cedar woods of the highest rated because of its ease of use, no drying problems, its color is elegant and provides a soft glow.
Walnut: its cost is quite high and is a semi-heavy timber. It is quite useful in this type of work, is used in the manufacture of various products for the home, and has a color between white and brown quite attractive.
For a much more rustic bamboo is also used, it is also cheaper.