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Backyard Makeover Ideas: Adding Personal Style to Your Swimming Pool

Towering Rock-Waterfall Swimming Pool

Ready to transform your backyard swimming pool from functional to fabulous? Considering remodeling your swimming pool? Let’s face it: any body of water can be a welcome relief on hot summer days. But if you’ve come to see your pool as more of a functional space – great for swimming laps but perhaps not so easy on the eyes – then it’s time to give it a little backyard makeover magic.

The easiest way to infuse your outdoor living space with character is to add touches of your personal style. From nature lovers to glamorous fashionistas, everyone projects a certain vibe that should carry over to their backyard pool area.

If you’re going for a natural ambience, surround your pool with fragrant tropical plants. Palm trees provide shade while bright flowers add zesty color. A thatched palapa shading woven hammocks provides an island-like atmosphere for your afternoon nap. A towering rock-waterfall, river rock floor mat, and bamboo area rug add layers of texture and rugged beauty to your tropical oasis.

Fabric-Draped Pavilion | Poolside Accessories | Outdoor Living Area

But if you prefer glam over grit, jazz up your poolside accessories to create an elegant atmosphere. Hang a vintage chandelier from an exotic, fabric-draped pavilion. Throw rhinestone-encrusted pillows and lush wool blankets atop an inviting chaise lounge. String twinkling lights through the branches of trees and float glowing LED lanterns in your pool come nightfall. The atmosphere will scream French Riviera in no time.

With just the right outdoor decor swimming pool accessories, you can transform your outdoor living area without having to remodel your pool. You’ll be eager to show off your new space with a grand poolside soiree or enjoy the beautiful tranquility in blissful silence -- your custom space, your personal style.