This is a sponsored guest post. Being a mom is the best job in the world, but sometimes you feel like you’re being sent for and couldn’t come. In other words, you’re undeniably exhausted. Moms rarely make time for themselves. They put their children and their partner first. If women aren’t preparing meals, doing chores or picking up the kids from school, they are too busy showing their partner that they still care. It’s no wonder that at the end of the day they are tired. How about you? Are you relaxed? Maybe not. Just like every other mother out there, you deserve relaxation and comfort. Convince your partner to transform the backyard into a wellness retreat. You don’t need to spend your hard earned money at the spa when you can enhance your wellbeing at home. keep on reading to learn how to create an oasis without destroying the home.
Invest in backyard furniture
Having a beautiful deck or patio in the backyard is great as you can take advantage of the great outdoors. It doesn’t matter if you have a deck or a patio. The outdoor space will benefit tremendously from comfortable seating. You can’t use the indoor furniture outdoors, so that means that some shopping is in order. What makes outdoor furnishings so special is the fact that they are weather-resistant. The furniture pieces are made from materials like teak, which withstand decay, insect attacks, and moisture. Think about what you want to buy. You can invest in lounge chairs, a table for correspondence, and a coffee table. Why not have them all? To make the retreat inviting, use lots and lots of pillows. As for the arrangement, make sure to leave enough room for a hot tub.
Integrate an outdoor hot tub
The one thing that you will certainly like to have in your private paradise is a hot tub. After a long, stressful day, you can unwind and relax, enjoying the soothing water. You work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and you need to take a break every now and then. The hot tub provides you the refuge that you need. Just imagine taking a long soak in a very modern hot tub after the young ones go to bed. All your worries and fears will go away and you won’t even know when time goes by. Anyway, you should view some available models. Once you’ve made the decision to purchase a hot tub, determine where you want to install it. Take into consideration the landscape. Is there any view that you particularly enjoy? Most importantly, the hot tub should be located in an area that is away from prying eyes. Trees won’t ensure you too much privacy, that is for sure.
Don’t forget about lighting
Lighting is important in a wellness environment. The right kind of lighting induces a feeling of contentment and warmth. Should the lighting be cold and sterile, you won’t feel at ease. The backyard will be anything but a wellness retreat. As far as lighting is concerned, you have many options to choose from. Examples include, but aren’t limited to, twinkling lights, tiki torches, and lanterns. By twinkling lights, it shouldn’t be understood holiday lights. We’re talking about incandescent strings that have a subtle twinkle. They are most commonly used as ceiling decorations for events like proms. That doesn’t mean that you can’t use twinkling lighting at home. Tiki torches, as the name suggests, come from the Tiki culture. These lights burn gas or oil and they are attached to the ground. Tiki torches use genuine flames for illumination and you absolutely need them in your wellness retreat. You don’t have to stick to unattractive bamboo torches. The torches of today come in many styles, being suitable for various applications. As for lanterns, they will help you transform the outdoor space into a sanctuary. You’ll be spending more time outside than inside. With your family, of course.
Include a water feature
So what if you’ve got a hot tub? You can still include a water feature. It’s not uncommon for households to have water features in the backyard. Why? You may ask. Because they are relaxing. When you don’t have to care for your kids, do the laundry or prepare meals, you can just sit by the water feature. The sight and sound of the dripping water will instantly calm you down. What kind of water feature should you install? Well, a koi pond or a fountain. We would recommend a koi pond. It will attract the growth of stunning and colourful plants, not to mention that you can watch the fish with the entire family. Everyone should have the opportunity to enjoy the wellness retreat. Don’t you think so? Get your loves ones and watch the multi-coloured fish.