There are great ways of adding elegance and style to your garden. One of them is by getting a composite deck. If you have just built a brand new composite deck or want to improve an older one, this article will give you all the helpful tips you need. 

Decking is a fantastic method of making the most out of your outdoor space or yard. Many homeowners prefer to use a composite deck for building a very hospitable and inviting seating area because of its aesthetic appeal. Nevertheless, there are other ways you can add value to your composite deck area and your property for a while. With the proper design and addition, your deck can enhance the atmosphere and extend your home’s living area. 

Also, deck addition helps you improve your home resale value. Families who install decks on their property tend to enjoy more outdoor time. With decking features like lighting, outdoor furniture and flowers, you can boost your home’s curb appeal. 

You can decorate your deck to align with your needs or specific purpose. Decking can be used to zone out areas in a garden, creating a multi-functional outdoor space. It can also create an indoor-outdoor flow, allowing you to extend your home’s living area. 

Below are great ways to enhance your composite deck: 

Outdoor Furniture

Outdoor Furniture on inviting composite deck

You can create an atmosphere of cosiness and enhanced functionality in your outdoor space with furniture. A basic composite deck can be upgraded into an elegant dining suite with outdoor furniture like a table and soft, cosy cushions. You can also decorate your deck with a wicker table and a rustic, comfy recliner to create a comfortable outdoor area in summer. With the right deck furniture, you can add beauty and an inviting appearance to your garden and balcony. 

Here are some tips that will help you to decorate your deck with outdoor furniture:

  • Ensure your outdoor furniture is weather-proof and capable of repelling water. Other desirable or high-quality features of deck furniture include UV protection, removable cushions, fade-resistant and heavy-duty thread or stitches etc.
  • Make sure your outdoor furniture matches or blends with the rest of your home’s exterior. They shouldn’t clash or contrast.
  • It may be very uncomfortable to stay outside during the scorching heat, especially if you don’t have a shade. For homeowners without a shady tree, a gazebo can provide a naturally cooling shelter for your furniture.

Read: Reasons Composite Decking Last Longer than Wood

Outdoor rug

Outdoor rug on inviting composite deck

As many families look forward to spending more time on their deck during the summer, they may find it difficult to create that stylish and functional outdoor area. Another way of adding beauty and style to your outdoor space is through an outdoor rug. Rugs are known for their ability to add distinctiveness, stylishness, and character to even the tiniest of space. 

An outdoor rug can blend with any outdoor aesthetics or design. It differs from a welcome mat, as it is extremely versatile and sleek. 

Read: Composite Decking Ideas for Small Garden

Outdoor flowers

Outdoor flower

Potted plants and flowers are another way of transforming your home’s exterior into a beautiful green sanctuary. It does not matter the size of your deck; with the right plant, you can add vitality and flavour to your deck. This will allow you further to enjoy the tranquillity and peace of your outdoor space. 

Once you have your outdoor rug, furniture and gazebo, you will need flowers to add a natural touch to whatever design you intend to implement on your deck. Don’t be discouraged if you lack soil; you can use a flower pot to create a low-maintenance garden on your deck. 

Some plants you can use for your container garden include Coleus, Euphorbia, Nemesia, Hydrangea and Ornamental Pepper.