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3 Ways To Transform An Outdoor Space with Paint

It’s officially summer and one thing we tend to let go during the winter and fall months is the patio and yard area. Perhaps the furniture and entertaining space in your own yard is looking a little dustier than you remember. Maybe your client has finally decided the time is right to complete their outdoor living area. We can think of no easier way to automatically transform that drab outdoor space, into a lively, summer hang out than paint!

How will paint automatically transform your space you ask? There are a few different ways to utilize Dunn-Edwards paint as a tool to help refresh a forgotten space.

Murals
Whether you’re looking to revive your own space or a clients try painting a mural on a fence or outdoor exterior wall. In addition to adding design to a space, a mural makes a great conversation starter for any outdoor living space. One of the best things about this transformation tool is that the possibilities are literally endless. Check out some great examples of what can be done with Dunn-Edwards Paints.

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The colors used above for this banana patio mural are Vibrant Honey (DE5314) and Black (DEA187). Don’t be afraid to create a theme. Outdoor spaces are meant to be fun!

The bold colors used for this modernism inspired wall are Pink Dahlia (DET419), Le Corbusier Crush (DET421) and White (DEW380). Remember that with paint, you can give your yard feel of virtually any décor style to match your aesthetic.

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Photo Credit: Dunn-Edwards Paints


Single Color Crushes

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Photo courtesy of Kenya Knight of SOUKIE MODERN


The outdoor space above at Soukie Kasbah provides a mural alternative to curate the perfect outdoor space with color. The beautiful shade of pink shown in this space, Rustique (DE5149), transformed this space into a Marrakech-inspired hideaway. One color gave this space not only life, but an entire personality.

Furniture Re-fresh
Whether your budget or sustainably minded, refreshing outdoor furniture with Dunn-Edwards paint is another way we love transforming outdoor spaces for summer. Do you have some old chairs or tables laying around that have seen better days? Give them a fresh new coat of Dunn-Edwards paint and give your outdoor space a new lease on life. Whatever the material you’re working with, we’ve got the right paint product to fit your needs.

We hope that you feel inspired to get going on your backyard projects and if you’re trying to figure out how to choose which color palette you want to go with, you can order up to 100 free samples which will allow you to mix and match paint chips or you can use our Insta-Color® app, choose a photo from your library or choose one of ours to give your space an instant paint job.