10 ways to transform your outdoor space

With everything from hot tubs and BBQ areas to home offices and playrooms, SoGlos rounds up 10 exciting ways you can transform your gardens and outdoor space in this hot list sponsored by Project Outdoors.

With warmer weather on the way, now is the perfect time to make the most of your outdoor space so you can relax and bask in the sunshine.

Whether it’s turning your garden into a gym, transforming it into playtime heaven or installing a hot tub, in this hotlist sponsored by Project Outdoors, SoGlos reveals 10 ways you can transform your outdoor space so it works for the whole family.


About the sponsor — Project Outdoors

Project Outdoors make beautiful and bespoke outdoor garden rooms including home offices, gyms and more – using quality, locally sourced wood to create cool and original designs that can add interest and value to your property.

The family-run Gloucestershire business was born at the start of the first lockdown, with Project Outdoors understanding that building your dream garden room can be a big investment, which is why time is spent with customers during the desiging and planning process to find the perfect design for you, working at your pace and ensuring that your perfect garden hideaway is created.

For more information, visit Project Outdoors.


1. Transform your outdoor space into a playroom

An outdoor playroom is a lovely way to get little ones to head outside and explore, no matter the weather. It keeps them protected from the sun and the rain while also ensuring they get some fresh air — all while keeping a safe eye on them too. Plus, it’s a practical storage space for toys and games.


2. Create your very own gym

For the last year or so, many of us have become home-workout experts and this doesn’t need to end. Creating your very own work out space could be the perfect use for your outdoor space as it means you have the whole gym to yourself, it’s open 24 hours seven days a week and also means that your house isn’t cluttered with gym equipment.


3. Create the perfect alfresco dining spot

Warmer weather is on the way and with groups of six now able to meet outside in private gardens, now is a great time to transform your outdoor space into the perfect spot for alfresco dining.


4. Build an entertainment area

We’ve waited a long time to be able to hang out with friends again and there’s no better place for it than in your own back yard. With a purpose-built entertainment area, a garden room could become the perfect party pad, no matter what the weather is doing.


5. Introduce a games room to your outdoor space

We all know how hard it can be sometimes to get older kids and teenagers outside when all they want to do is play games indoors. What’s more, we’d be lying if we didn’t say we’ve all wanted a games room in our house at some point or another and this could be a great way to fulfil that dream. Instead of cluttering up your house with board games and video games, you can create a unique space for this with Project Outdoors.


6. Transform your garden space into an office

With more people working from home now, space can become a luxury and an office in the garden could be the perfect solution. And with a closed garden room, you can work in there no matter what the weather and even open the doors to enjoy the lovely sunshine while still hard at work. Project Outdoors can also create bespoke furniture for your home office too.


7. Enjoy the summer with a hot tub

And summer wouldn’t be complete without a hot tub party. Project Outdoors’s open garden rooms with larch cladding are ideal for those wanting to add a hot tub to their garden. The open garden room means that you can hop in and out of the hot tub come rain or shine.


8. Create a hobby room

From sewing to upcycling furniture, whatever your hobby, adding a garden room to your outdoor space could create the ideal place to get crafty – with plenty of space to store all your materials too.


9. Relax with a yoga or pilates studio

For many of us, winding down after work is really important — especially if we’ve been inside all day. A garden room provides the ideal setting to stretch out, de-stress and relax while you watch take in the beauty of nature.


10. Work from home

With more and more people looking to work from home full time, creating a home office in your garden provides a dedicated space that’s free from the usual distractions. For entrepreneurs, it’s also an ideal place to run your business from – whether that’s a beauty salon, a studio or a workshop.


For more information, visit Project Outdoors.


By Maddy Richards


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Monday 12 April 2021

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