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4 Tricks of the Trade To Design An Outdoor Living Space

December 29, 2008

If you are trying to assist your customers in designing their outdoor living space here are 4 tricks of the trade that you can easily implement to create a masterpiece. These ideas will help your sales staff provide excellent customer service as well as add value to the sale of furnture for your customers. This is a terrific way to increase customer loyalty and encourage word of mouth marketing to future customers.

Trick # 1

If you are designing a big space the best way to handle this area is to divide the room into multiple comfortable furniture groupings to create an inviting and relaxed ambiance.

Trick # 2

To warm up a space, utilize color by painting a wall with a dark shade, and you can hang drapery panels to produce a mood of closeness and warmth but make certain to allow natural light to seep into the space.

Trick # 3

Select a focal point to showcase either a piece of furniture that you would deem a statement piece or a piece of artwork that personalizes the area.

Trick # 4

Choose fabrics that are in agreement with one another, and then add colorful accent pillows and rugs. Or feature an interesting pattern on a minor accent furniture piece.

These are all easy solutions to designing an outdoor space. Try using them the next time you help a customer design their outside living area. For more ideas write a comment or email me at

These are my outside views… Marcia Blake