If you’re lucky enough to have a patio, you probably want it to be an outdoor oasis, a place to unwind and relax in the sunshine in peace and quiet. Or maybe you love to entertain and you want all of your guests to be envious of your backyard setup. Whatever the reason, there are items out there to fit your needs.
From setting the mood with lighting to adding your favorite plants to the mix and making sure that you have enough seating for your guests, there are so many things to think of. To save you the time of scouring the internet for good things to add to your space, we've rounded up our favorite patio decor items.
TONULAX Solar Garden Lights
Lighting is everything outdoors, especially on those warm summer evenings after the sun has gone down. These fun swaying lights are solar powered and they move with the wind, making it look as if a cluster of fireflies are dancing around your yard.
Arlmont & Co. Hurst 24'' H x 31'' W Steel Wood Burning Outdoor Fire Pit
A fire pit is an absolute staple when it comes to decorating patios. It’s a focal point that can bring all of your guests together in the evening (ideally for s'mores). This one comes with a spark screen and it is weather resistant. It’s made of steel and has a copper coating.
Fuze 3 Piece Rattan Seating Group With Cushions
When it comes to outdoor patio decor, at the bare minimum, you need enough seating for two people. This beautiful rattan three-piece set comes with two chairs, a table, and cushions that come in three different colors. You’ll love unwinding here with a cold drink during summer afternoons.
Joss & Main Troyes Floral Indoor/Outdoor Throw Pillow
When it comes to comfort and style, these outdoor throw pillows have both. They’re super durable and weather resistant so it's okay if they get wet. You can spot-clean them, and they come in three different colors.
Ruggable Outdoor Tulum Desert Sage Rug
Define your patio space as an area worthy of lounging on with a gorgeous outdoor rug. This one can be exposed to the elements as it is resistant to fading, mold, and mildew. It’s also machine washable, which means you can easily keep it clean.
Outsunny Set of 3 Tall Planters
When it comes to patio decorating ideas, you can’t forget about planters. Surround your patio with your favorite plants with this set of three tall planters. You can clump them in one place or spread them out. They’re anti-crack, water-resistant, and have a pretty rattan-style design. They come in three different colors.
World Market Polka Dot 6.5 Ft Tilting Patio Umbrella
No patio space is complete without a cute patio umbrella to shade you from the hot sun. This one can be used with a patio umbrella stand so you can easily place it in the corner next to your favorite lounge chairs. It comes in a number of colors and is weather resistant.
Anthropologie Mosaic Stool
If you’re looking for an amazing statement piece to add to your patio decor, look no further. This stunning glazed ceramic stool can be used to bring a pop of color to your space. It can be wiped clean with a soft cloth, but remember to bring this one indoors during inclement weather or when you’re not using it.
H&M Large Metal Candle Lantern
When the sun goes down, set the mood with this candle lantern. It can be used as a centerpiece on a table or on the ground to light the perimeter of your patio. It spreads soft light which will add a ton of ambiance to your outdoor oasis.
Potterybarn Wrought Iron Row of Hooks
Attach this hook rack to a fence or to the siding of your home if you’re looking for some easy storage. Hang baskets, blankets, towels, string lights, and more from the hooks so you always have what you need at arm's length.
Chris Crooks Garden Peeper Plant Stakes
For a whimsical touch, add some of these adorable plant stakes to your bushes. Choose between a brontosaurus, flamingo, giraffe, goose, llama, or ostrich and you’ll always have a curious animal peeking out at you.
Zeljkica 70s Plate Outdoor Floor Cushion
These amazing and comfy floor cushions are great if you have limited space to add seating on your patio. You can keep them on hand if you end up having a lot of people over and you need more seating options. They’re UV coated and water resistant so they’ll hold up against sun and rain.
Brightech Ambiance Pro Solar String Lights
String lights are some of the best ways to add lighting to your patio without it being too bright or taking away from the vibe. These ones are solar powered so you don’t have to worry about having to plug them in.
Pearlstar Solar Table Lantern
If you need a centerpiece for your outdoor table, this one is a great option as it’s weather resistant and super easy to use. Place it in a sunny spot and it’ll automatically turn on at dusk and off at dawn.
Permasteel 80 Qt. Patio Rolling Cooler
If you’re going to be entertaining outside, you need a great cooler. This one can keep beverages cold for up to 36 hours and has an integrated bottle opener, cap catcher, and wheels so you can easily move it around.