Want to create a space to relax in an exterior of your home? We have a suggestion for you: Try Zen terrace decoration! It is part of a whole garden with relaxing atmosphere or not, the Zen terrace aims to create a serene atmosphere allowing its owners to spend moments of meditation, reading or just happiness with their loved ones.
Such an atmosphere is obtained by the right combination of natural elements of water, earth, wind, wood and fire, used together or separately. This is the good organization of these elements, along with plants and decorative items, which is the key to a peaceful and quiet landscape.
Zen house with small terrace
The Zen patio has no default size. It can be fitted in a corner of your garden or part of a larger terrace. It can also occupy an entire outdoor space. Everything is really possible to this view then, which means that even small houses may have an area like this. What matters is to know exactly what is the size of the esapce you want to turn. Have a good knowledge of its dimensions will help you organize all the details of its decoration.
Little Zen terrace modern style
We often associate the terrace and garden with outdoor influenced by Asian countries. In these settings, gravel and sand provide the feel of a good organization of the esapce, as pictured above. These elements are not essential for the creation of a Zen style terrace, but you can use them if they look please.
Zen terrace decoration with wooden flooring
Wood is an important element for outdoor Zen: it has the ability to infuse us a sense of balance, strength and resistance. Of course, this material is present in almost all exterior through scenery of nature. But there are cases where it would further strengthen its presence: for example, when a terrace is in the city or when its owners are especially stressed and looking for ways to restore their physical and mental balance. In these situations, there are various smart solutions: introducing a wooden garden furniture, a slab flooring or a pergola made using this material.
Idea decoration Zen terrace with waterfall
Water is another element that contributes to relaxation and that is typical for outdoor Zen. If your house is located next to a swimming pool, a lake or a river, this element of the peaceful decor is already present in the landscape of your terrace. It would suffice to emphasize it to enjoy it. If this is not the case, but would like to introduce water on your deck, try installing a fountain, a small pool or, if you feel like it, a waterfall and a Jacuzzi.
Zen patio furnishings in town by Sojo Design
Concerning the plants, depending on your personal choice: you do not have to be a lot if you do not want. After all, many of minimalist gardens are also landscaped Zen style! However, try to have a little green element in your outdoor area, if only because it is scientifically proven that color brings a sense of relaxation. Finally, the atmosphere of relaxation is complete, remember the other two elements, fire and wind, you can represent a fireplace, candles and lanterns for the first and wind chimes for the second . And now discover all our Zen terrace of images below:
Zen Terrace and rattan garden furniture
Zen Terrace and gravel garden
Zen terrace and relaxing lounge chairs
Terrace with original decoration Zen
modern and zen Terrace
in modern Zen style terrace
Deck and Zen garden
Terrace of modern design and decor zen
Zen Japanese garden terrace
Little Zen Japanese-style terrace
Small Japanese terrace decoration
Small terrace with zen
Lanterns for outdoor zen