4 Ways to Create an Ultimate Outdoor Living Backyard

If your backyard doesn’t get as much use as you’d like, a dramatic upgrade may help. The ultimate outdoor living backyard should be about more than just flowers and grass.  With the right imagination, you can turn any backyard into an attractive and enticing outdoor living space.

Here is our list on how to create an ultimate outdoor living backyard that you can be proud of and enjoy for years to come.

Entertaining Your Friends with an Outdoor Kitchen
An outdoor kitchen is the first ingredient in creating an ultimate outdoor living backyard both your family and friends will love. While you certainly can prepare food inside your home for an outdoor meal, cooking outside allows you to enjoy fresh air and mingle with your guests as you work. You can customize your outdoor space to include a number of elements, such as a small refrigerator, a fancy grill and a bar or an island. If space is limited, you can keep your kitchen simple with only the essentials. If you have more space, however, consider including a counter so that your guests can stay close to the action while you work your cooking magic.

outdoor pergolaWatching the Stars Under a Pergola
Pergolas can be used elegantly in your yard to provide a section of shade for a sitting area. Creating a paver patio underneath your pergola completes the package, making it a focal point in your yard.

You’re not limited to using pergolas for sitting areas; pergolas make excellent coverings for outdoor kitchens or fireplaces. You can also decorate pergolas to your liking. A string of lights or a few tasteful curtains can make your pergola shine.

outdoor fireplaceMaking a Statement with Your Outdoor Fireplace
Fireplaces aren’t just for the indoors; an outdoor fireplace provides a central point in your yard and can provide some warmth on a cool evening. There are many different ways to customize a fireplace to fit your yard and the style of your home, including choosing brick or stone for the structure.

If you don’t want a gas or propane fireplace, you can choose to have a wood-burning fireplace installed. Many fireplace designs include ample room for you to place decorative items or even some pillows for a comfortable seating area as you entertain.


outdoor fire pitWarm Conversation Around Your Fire Pit
Even on a summer evening, a cozy blaze naturally attracts attention. Typically, fire pits are constructed with stone or brick and feature ready-made seating for your guests. The circular design of the fire pit can blend in seamlessly with the rest of your yard. If you don’t want to devote a large amount of space to a fire pit, consider a fire pit table. With a fire pit table, your guests can enjoy the natural beauty of a dancing flame while enjoying their food or drinks.

If your backyard is bland and boring, adding a few new elements may vastly improve the space. You may even find yourself suddenly spending all of your time outdoors. American Backyard Concepts has been creating the ultimate outdoor living backyard for your Orlando neighbors for years. Contact us today to see how we can help you create a dreamy and unforgettable outdoor experience.