Set Up Your Outdoor Space in 4 Easy Steps

A well-planned exterior space is essential when it comes to living summer to its fullest. Whether you’re looking to get away from it all, enjoy laid-back days under the sun with your friends or relax as you gaze up at the stars, unforgettable memories start with a magical, tailor-made space. Here are our top tips.

Plan ahead!

Think of your exterior as an extension of your indoor space. That means planning is key. Before making any purchases, be sure to measure your space. If you plan to browse in store, make sure to have photos on hand so that our sales advisors can better guide you through your furniture shopping.

Focus on function

Do you plan to relax 24/7 on a lounger under the sun? Savour cocktail hour on a sofa? Gather your neighbours around the table for a BBQ? Consider how you plan to use your space before selecting your furniture in order to find the pieces perfectly suited to your needs and the setting you want to create.

3. Establish your priorities

But first, comfort

This goes without saying when it comes to your choice of seating, but it also applies to the overall atmosphere! Namely, don’t forget to incorporate an umbrella to create a shaded area where you can unwind while taking cover from the sun’s rays.

Minimal maintenance

Practical materials equal peace of mind! Look for furniture that’s easy to maintain and made with convenient materials, such as durable and rust-proof aluminium, as well as textilene, a fast-drying waterproof fabric.

Furniture for keeps

The good news about summer is that it comes back around year after year. That’s why it’s always a good idea to invest in high-quality furniture you can use for years to come.

4. Think timelessness

The best way to select furniture that stands the test of time while still following seasonal trends? Pick pieces in classic, neutral tones and play with decorative accessories to keep your space looking current. From cushions to lanterns to rugs, accessorize away!

Your outdoor decorating starts now!


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Need advice?

Our advisors are ready to help you create the exterior of your dreams! Visit our MUST Société stores in Laval, Griffintown and Quebec City or any Jardin de Ville location to discover our wide selection of outdoor furniture and accessories.