Adding an outdoor gazebo into your garden creates an appealing focal point and makes for a fabulous place to relax and entertain family and friends. There are plenty of ways to enhance your gazebo and transform it into a space you’ll adore with simple and attractive touches. Perhaps you’re looking for inspiration on how to decorate your gazebo for an occasion; whether it be a special birthday or even a wedding party.
We’ve compiled a list of 10 gazebo decoration ideas to inspire you so you can bring this amazing garden feature to life. Whether you own a small gazebo or a large one, there are plenty of ways you can make the most of it; while having lots of fun decorating it!
Placing hanging planters with vividly coloured flowers or green plants is an eye-catching way to make a gazebo stand out. As well as bold plants, you can even choose distinctive planters with prints or textured materials so they become stunning accessories contrasting against your gazebo.
Hanging flower baskets
For the ultimate bright and vibrant touch, opt for hanging flower baskets. Buy them already made from a garden centre or pot your favourite flowers in them at home to give your gazebo a lively but also very classic feel. This tends to be a very traditional gazebo decoration trend.
Adding flower or green plant vines around pillars, canopy, or sides of your gazebo will add more character while also complementing the rest of your flowers and shrubs in your garden. It’s a great way to make a statement. You can even choose dried flower vines to decorate if you’re worried about maintaining real ones.
Adding a wind chime is a fantastic way to create a relaxing atmosphere when sitting in your gazebo while it’s a unique decoration to admire. Listen to soothing and delightful songs as it chimes to the wind. With so many styles, designs, and sounds, you’ll be sure to find the perfect one!
Having one of these is ideal if you appreciate bird watching and love feeding birds. Setting up a hanging birdhouse or a stand-up one in or near your gazebo is a great additional feature. Enhance your relaxing spot with the sounds of lovely chirps from your local feathered friends.
A superb way to illuminate twinkling reflections of light around your garden while creating the perfect ambiance in the evening. Choosing to place hanging lanterns or large standing ones in your gazebo is sure to invoke a lovely, warm, homely feel or even an alfresco holiday vibe.
Fairy or string lights
Wrapping outdoor fairy or string lights around the pillars or on the canopy of your gazebo will make it a magical and unique place to retreat or even eat in the evenings. It’s a spectacular way to create a special atmosphere. You can even opt for curtain style fairy lights to turn it into a glitzy haven.
Bring a bit of the indoors outdoors by hanging or placing jars with candles around your gazebo. Choose from intricately designed jars to simple ones, or even do some DIY with jam jars from your kitchen to create an elegant touch to your gorgeous garden feature.
Give your gazebo a swanky refresh by adding stylish drapes or tulle to the pillars or top of your gazebo to create an extravagant feel for a wedding party or big celebration. Drapes signify class and elegance, transforming your gazebo into a unique space for a special event or celebration.
Transforming your gazebo into a birthday party wonderland is a great way to utilize this garden space. Add fun birthday bunting, banners, and balloons to create an exciting area for the birthday boy or girl to celebrate in style - you may even want to choose a specific theme!