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Get your garden ready for the summer

With our range of motorised awnings and accessories

by Chloé Jones

Window Solutions and Styling Expert

Published: 08/02/2021

Updated: 25/05/2021

Summer 2020 was the season our gardens became the hubs of our social lives – a space we could spend time with friends and family.

This trend is likely to continue during 2021. So now is the time to look forward to the brighter weather of spring and summer and make sure your garden is ready for this year’s socially distanced soirees.

Beige and green striped awnings installed on a wall with patio doors. Garden table and chairs are placed under awnings

The charming country cottage

Creating the perfect setting for afternoon tea or brunch with friends, this muted green striped awning is the ideal shade solution on bright, sunny days.

With the doors and window frames of this country cottage painted in a similar tone of pastel green, the awning blends seamlessly with the décor of the property.

While the striped design of the fabric maintains a traditional feel, the straight hem gives a more contemporary finish, creating a natural, easy outdoor setting for hosting guests. 

Garden Awning in Verona Rouge fabric extended over garden patio in the evening

The Moroccan makeover

Transform your garden into your very own exotic escape this summer, with a bold and vibrant coloured awning. A grown-up space to enjoy evening drinks with friends or a shelter for guests to graze on delicious treats throughout the night, this awning will bring a Moroccan style feel to your outdoor area.

Choose integrated lighting and heating features and you'll be able to keep everyone warm and comfortable late into the evening.



Mo Hussen - Hillarys customer and popular interior design enthusiast. Follow Mo on Instagram @mo.and.the.jungle.shelf
The awning has given us an extra room - it's the first place I come to in the morning to work. In the evening as the sun is going down I like to just adjust the awning so I'm still able to enjoy the afternoon sun.
Mo Hussen - Hillarys customer and popular interior design enthusiast. Follow Mo on Instagram @mo.and.the.jungle.shelf

The outdoor office

Many of us work indoors for hours every single day, which doesn’t leave a lot of time for embracing our natural surroundings. However, there are lots of benefits we can get from being out in the open air.

A multi-purpose, retractable awning allows you to think of your garden as an extra room of your house and create the ideal setting for outdoor working. With intetlligent weather technology your awning will automatically open when the sun shines, providing a shaded, cool area so that you can continue to work easily without screen glare disrupting your flow.

Large dark green awning covering a patio

The family gathering

The design of your awning is just as important as the décor inside of your home. Whether you want a contemporary look for your garden or a bright and colourful awning that will create the perfect play space for the kids, our extensive range of plain and striped fabrics includes something to suit all styles and tastes.

With a scalloped hem this awning maintains the classic feel of the property, while the grey fabric adds a modern twist, creating the ideal space to host a family meal with all the shade and style you could need. 



The perfect playdate

A safe, shaded area for the kids to play while you catch up with friends, an awning is the perfect way to enjoy your garden this summer. 

With a choice of cassette colours, you can create a seamless transition from your indoor to outdoor space with ease.

By matching the cassette with the grey frames of the doors and windows, this awning creates a contemporary look, perfectly matching the style of the house.


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