Bring the Indoors Out

Bring the Indoors Out: How to Take Your Interior Style Outdoors This Season

We spend a lot of time curating our indoor spaces, getting our decor and furnishings just right. But, there is one overlooked part of the home that deserves more design attention, and that's your outdoor space.

Our outdoor spaces are becoming extensions of our interior living spaces. Whether you're hoping to entertain, enjoy a meal, or just bask in nature, it's never been easier to create an outdoor space that you love and that reflects your own personal style.

Now that summer is officially upon us, it's time to take advantage of that warmer weather and squeeze every moment you can out of the season with a little bit of help from The Spruce. From outdoor kitchen ideas to our favorite outdoor products, find everything you need to make your best home outside.

Bring the Indoors Out

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5 Outdoor Decorating Trends Experts Say Will Bloom This Year

Finally—the outdoor season is just around the corner. Warmer days are coming, which means now is the perfect time to plan ahead and make the most of your garden, patio, or backyard. Because we love our exteriors to be just as chic and trendy as our interiors, we turned to the experts to find out what is trending this year in the world of outdoor decor

Outdoor decorating trends for 2023

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6 Designer-Approved Ways to Give Your Backyard the Makeover It Needs

With longer days and warmer temperatures on their way, it’s time to get your outdoor living situation, whether that’s a petite patio or an acre of land, in tip-top shape. If your backyard space has seen better days, it might be time to give it a much-needed makeover—and if you're wondering where to begin, that's where we (and a few of our favorite expert designers) come in.

Backyard makeover ideas.

15 Target Products to Give Your Outdoor Space a Warm-Weather Refresh

Is your outdoor space in need of a little refresh this year? Look no further than your beloved Target. From stylish furniture to decor, lighting, pots and planters, and more, you don’t need to go far to find the perfect pieces to transform your patio or backyard. Here are our 15 favorite Target pieces to give your outdoor space an instant warm-weather refresh.

Target outdoor decor 2023.

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11 Ways to Refresh Your Outdoor Space Without Spending a Dime

Summer is around the corner, and so are opportunities to spend your hard-earned dollars on al fresco lunches and memory-making beach trips. But spending that money on refreshing your outdoor space? Not necessary. From easy upgrades to bigger projects, these 11 free ideas will transform your outdoor space, whether it’s a small patio or an entire yard, into a warm weather-ready retreat.

Refresh your outdoor space without spending a dime.

45 Outdoor Living Rooms That Don't Skimp on Comfort or Style

It's now possible to find comfortable outdoor furniture, a range of colorful, patterned textiles such as rugs and throw pillows, and LED lighting in a range of styles and price points that are designed to withstand the elements and look as suitable indoors as out. This means that you don't have to sacrifice style to create a warm, relaxing, inviting outdoor space. Check out these well dressed outdoor living rooms that provide bonus space for entertaining or just hanging out with the family in style.

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22 Super-Stylish Outdoor Decor Pieces We Found on Amazon

Creating the ultimate outdoor sanctuary can be tricky. Depending on where you live, you need furniture and accessories that hold up in rain, shine, and varying temps—while, ideally, looking stylish, too. Luckily, there’s a treasure trove of outdoor decor to be found on Amazon as long as you know what to look for and how to search for it. We did exactly that, and here are some stylish outdoor pieces we love.

Fun outdoor sofa with ottoman and rug

45 Backyard Decor Ideas to Spruce Up Your Outdoor Space

While it can be tempting to focus on your interior decor and get to the backyard eventually, you'll want to be able to make the most of your outdoor oasis as well so that you can enjoy spending time there when the temps are nice and warm. If you're not sure where to begin when it comes to shopping for accessories and decorating your backyard, we're here to help.

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15 Cute and Cozy Backyard Movie Night Ideas

These backyard movie night ideas will inspire you to create an outdoor movie night that your friends and family will love. You'll create an oasis in your yard: a place to relax and have fun in. There are ideas here for creating your own outdoor movie screen, making a projector that works with your phone, DIY seating options for both adults and kids, movie night decorations, and lots of ideas on how to serve food and drinks to your backyard theater-goers.

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Originally written by
Kate McKenna
Kate McKenna senior editor at The Spruce
Kate McKenna is a Senior Editor for The Spruce. She has 10 years of writing and editing experience and has been with The Spruce since 2019.
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