With rising temperatures and sun-filled days, more and more of us are choosing to spend our free time outside. Dining, playing and relaxing all become al fresco occasions, but is your garden ready for the transition?
Using mydeco’s 3D room planner tool you can design and stylize your garden into the perfect outdoor haven by building picket fences, laying turf, planting flowers, and accessorizing with stylish outdoor furniture; you can even build a swimming pool! For the novice mydeco gardener, here’s a helpful ‘how to’ guide on creating your dream backyard:
3D room created by leendave
1. How to lay grass
Even though there is no turf in the 3D tool, you can achieve the manicured lawn look by using one of the rugs on site. The most realistic is the Meadow rug from the mydeco bespoke range. To find, search ‘meadow rug’.
Then simply select the rug in the search results and drag across into the room; press the yellow plus button that hovers above the item to add another. Repeat until the desired space is covered.
2. How to build fences and garden walls
You can either search for ‘fence’ or ‘wall’ in the 3D tool, though I recommend searching ‘piagarden’ to see mydeco’s bespoke range designed specifically to make your garden fences and walls look cool.
3. How to find ready-made wall, patio and grass sets
The fastest way to build a garden is to use one of the ready-made sets. By searching for ‘piagarden’ followed by numbers 2-20 (e.g. piagarden6) you will find a range of different combination sets which include fences, walls, patios, gravel, grass and soil borders. These sets are also a great way of adding outside scenery to large interior windows and truly bring your design to life.
piagarden5 ready-made garden set
4. How to plant flowers and trees
No garden would be complete without flowers, shrubs or trees. To add a little life into your design click on the wall icon on the right-hand side of the tool, then select the garden tab. Here you will find potted and bedding plants, trees and bushes, as well as other handy items such as trellis and pergolas.
3D room created by leendave
5. How to bring the inside out
Don’t be afraid to create outside rooms, like community member channing4 has done, below. To achieve the indoor/outdoor look add walls with large glass panels to section off areas – this will create designated living zones. Then choose from a variety of 3D garden furniture modeled in the 3D room planner that you would like to take from the inside of your home and use outside. No plastic tables and chairs are required here! This design trick is particularly good for styling relaxation or dining zones in your backyard.
Now you know how to use the 3D room planner tool to craft stunning gardens on mydeco it’s time to get green figured and get [virtual] gardening. We look forward to seeing your creations!
Are these tips on how to add grass and fences to your 3D gardens useful? Or do you have any great 3D design advice to give to your fellow readers? Let us know by leaving a comment on this blog!
Or use mydeco’s forum to ask our know-all community for their top tips on how to include features and recreate styles in your 3D rooms.
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