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WEST MIDTOWN PROJECT: SPRING PATIO IDEAS & DESIGN REVEAL

This post is sponsored by AllModern, but all text, images, and opinions are all my own! Thank you for supporting the brands that keep Thou Swell running.

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My mom’s patio has come a long way since she moved in at the beginning of the year! The design came together just in time for warmer weather, and we made some easy changes that really made this outdoor space an inviting place to hang out. It started with a coat of paint on the floor to cover the red stone and give a more neutral foundation, brought in a modern sectional set from AllModern to define the seating area, then filled it with the terracotta pots that we had on the Dove Hill deck to add greenery. The final touch was string lights above to bring a warm glow to the patio at night! See how the space transformed below.

THE PATIO BEFORE
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THE PATIO NOW

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Spring patio design ideas with modern patio furniture sectional and potted garden on Thou Swell #patio #patioideas #patiodesignideas #patiodesign #patiofurniture #homedesignideas #patiodesignideas

Spring patio design ideas with modern patio furniture sectional and potted garden on Thou Swell #patio #patioideas #patiodesignideas #patiodesign #patiofurniture #homedesignideas #patiodesignideas

I love how this sectional includes extensions on each end that serve as side tables. The piece has a great scale that fills this corner so perfectly, and the grey upholstery provided an easy backdrop for mixing in some fun throw pillows.

Spring patio design ideas with modern patio furniture sectional and potted garden on Thou Swell #patio #patioideas #patiodesignideas #patiodesign #patiofurniture #homedesignideas #patiodesignideas

Spring patio design ideas with modern patio furniture sectional and potted garden on Thou Swell #patio #patioideas #patiodesignideas #patiodesign #patiofurniture #homedesignideas #patiodesignideas

Spring patio design ideas with modern patio furniture sectional and potted garden on Thou Swell #patio #patioideas #patiodesignideas #patiodesign #patiofurniture #homedesignideas #patiodesignideas

Spring patio design ideas with modern patio furniture sectional and potted garden on Thou Swell #patio #patioideas #patiodesignideas #patiodesign #patiofurniture #homedesignideas #patiodesignideas

Spring patio design ideas with modern patio furniture sectional and potted garden on Thou Swell #patio #patioideas #patiodesignideas #patiodesign #patiofurniture #homedesignideas #patiodesignideas

The string lights are absolutely essential at night! They add such a nice glow and help define the “ceiling” above the seating to make it feel more like a room.

Spring patio design ideas with modern patio furniture sectional and potted garden on Thou Swell #patio #patioideas #patiodesignideas #patiodesign #patiofurniture #homedesignideas #patiodesignideas

Spring patio design ideas with modern patio furniture sectional and potted garden on Thou Swell #patio #patioideas #patiodesignideas #patiodesign #patiofurniture #homedesignideas #patiodesignideas  

Spring patio design ideas with modern patio furniture sectional and potted garden on Thou Swell #patio #patioideas #patiodesignideas #patiodesign #patiofurniture #homedesignideas #patiodesignideas

Spring patio design ideas with modern patio furniture sectional and potted garden on Thou Swell #patio #patioideas #patiodesignideas #patiodesign #patiofurniture #homedesignideas #patiodesignideas

I can’t wait for our climbing hydrangea, creeping fig, and boston ivy to cover the back wall and make a lush green backdrop for the space! We’re also planning on building a fence in front of the HVAC units to grow jasmine on and get our old fountain up and running again (one of my favorite Southern garden plants). But it’s already become such a charming place to hang out!

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What patio ideas are you working on this year?

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4 Comments

  1. Joseph wrote:

    Great article! The photos also look amazing.

    Posted 5.19.20
  2. Tara Lynch wrote:

    This is so lovely! Can you talk about the fencing a bit?

    Posted 6.2.20
    • Hey Tara – The fencing was newly installed by the neighborhood HOA. I believe it is pressure-treated lumber!

      Posted 6.4.20

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