After all, the patio is essentially a second bedroom during the summer.
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A hammock rope chair to help combine your love of outdoor chill-laxing with your passion for chic home decor style. The woven boho design adds a little something something that your typical hammock just doesn’t have.
An outdoor pouf so you can enjoy the relaxing days of summer with a pretty multifunctional piece. If you want to rest your feet, go ahead. Want to use the pouf as a table for your tablet and drink? Well, the more, the merrier.
An outdoor rug that’ll add just a little style at ground level while also giving you deck some life. The black and bone patterning is the perfect opposites-attract combo, and is super easy to clean.
A solar-powered LED umbrella so you can keep the UV rays out and the good vibes in all day long. And when the sun sets, there is no need to stop the party when you have ~literal~ LED lighting overhead.
A 10-piece string of mini-lantern lights because who needs cumbersome tiki torches when a few adorable (and way less intrusive) mini-lanterns will establish the perfect backyard vibe? Simply set around them trees or umbrellas and observe their colorful beauty.
A three-panel decorative patio screen to help divide up your space and create style basically out of thin air. Let the steel-meet-wicker design do its magic and become a subtle statement piece.
A stone resin fire column because no matter the temperature, a little controlled fire is a natural party enhancer—plus, bugs hate fire. And you’ll never again have to deal with floating ash and wood smoke because this column is gas powered! If you’re not feeling the heat, no biggie — simply turn the knob to “off.”
An outdoor plush deep seat pillow so you can enjoy your newly magical patio for hours, sans any back pain. And the design in a tropical blue floral pattern doubles down on the theme of the great outdoors.
A seven-piece outdoor dining set that’ll turn any house party into a refined “evening meal amongst friends.” The metal frames are durable, their wood-look coating adds some elegance, and the whole set together just scream “let’s have another margarita.”
A folding wooden Adirondack chair because summer is not in full swing until you’re sitting on an Adirondack with ice cream melting off your hands. Simply unfold when you need it and fold when don’t — yup, backyard style can be just that easy.
A 12-piece set of dinner plates to help give your next backyard barbecue an upgrade. Why use wasteful paper plates when you can use these reusable basics? The simple coloring gives you a blank canvas, and the plates and bowels are large enough to fit a burger, corn on the cob, or an extra scoop of German potato salad. And, honestly, these are affordable enough that if someone accidentally drops one on the ground and it breaks, it won’t be the end of the world.
A weather-resistant wooden patio bench that’ll help you tend to your little green friends while also serving as a great hangout spot to sip a marg. And now you have the opportunity to brag about how you own a piece of “coated eucalyptus wood.” So fancy.
An electric pressure washer because your patio can get an instant, massive upgrade if you just…clean it every once in a while. While cleaning the patio technically a chore, you wouldn’t know it when you’re using maximum pressure to spray off that dirt and grime like there’s no tomorrow.
A black coral snake plant so you can wow your guests with your expert botany skills. The plant grows vertically, works indoors or outdoors, thrive in a wide variety of light situations, and has a striking green/yellow color — all of which means a luscious patio.
A metal bird statue with jewel accents to add some life to your patio and surrounding areas with its vibrant coloring. The low-maintenance, high-reward item speaks for itself, with the added bonus that you won’t get bitten by trying to pet this peacock or flamingo (speaking from childhood experience).
A waterproof Bluetooth speaker because how are you going to set the mood for your outdoor party without some slamming beats? And with sixteen hours of battery life, you will have no problem playing out the sunny EDM music, country, or, if all your friends are humanities professors, some well-aged classical music.
A chic terra-cotta outdoor candle lantern so you can transform those al fresco dinners in suburbia to dîner alongside the French Riviera. The white/brown patterning and subtle light are perfect for those balmy summer nights.
A beaded three-tier mini-chandelier because you know your patio has entered the upper echelons of style when we start talking about outdoor mini-chandeliers. But fear not: the piece is affordable, and chimes beautifully in the wind. And it’s solar-powered!
A three-burner gas grill because, whether you love it or hate it, you know you will have to be on grill duties this summer. But with this grill, flipping burgers, tuning over eggplants, and cooking up some amazing elote has never been easier. (Pun-filled apron not included.)
A set of six solar pathway lights that’ll lead your guests safely to your perfectly illuminated patio. The copper shines bright, and the LED lights cover 1,000 square feet — meaning you’ll never have to worry about tripping…or stepping in you know what.
A bug trap because mosquitos are roaming all around, buzzing in your ear and biting you all the time in the summer — maybe even right now while you’re reading this. While killings pesky bugs isn’t the greatest feeling in the world, it is a necessity for a safe and clean backyard, so try this bug trap, which doesn’t use scary electric voltage or make loud buzzing sounds.
An outdoor coffee table so you can soak up your vitamin D while ingesting your caffeine — your two daily essentials. So cozy up with a book or tablet and get ready to have a new favorite resting spot.
An outdoor self-watering planter that’ll give you one less chore to do on your journey to the perfect patio. Obviously, the more green, the better, and having one less plant to remember to water can now mean one more plant you keep alive! Nature’s cycles sure are incredible.
An outdoor cart so you can carry all your dishes, cutlery, and accessories outside in one fell swoop for maximum efficiency. And the cart’s vibrant pineapple yellow will only add charm to your patio, too.
A porch storage box bench that’ll combine style and function effortlessly. The bench can hold up to 120 gallons of whatever outdoor supplies need to be stored, while also looking pristine with a natural wooden finish.
A palm print doormat because a footprint-laden interior at your place will quickly offset the awesome vibe on the exterior. With this baby, you and your guests can keep from tracking in dirt and enjoy the excellent style.
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