Adding an outdoor rug to your patio can create a more intimate and inviting space. Select from neutral solids or big bold patterns, and consider materials such as sisal or grass. For smaller patios that have less-than-attractive flooring, consider covering cement or old wood with composite deck tiles that easily snap together, says Cyndy Aldred, the creator of the home decor blog, The Creativity Exchange. "They hold up in any weather condition and they give a beautiful deck look," Aldred says.
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