10 Items to Transition Your Outdoor Space for Fall

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bat rug for outdoor fall decor

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Fall is right around the corner, and it's time to get your outdoor space ready for the season. While you'll most likely be spending less time outside depending on where you live, the first few weeks of fall are still generally pleasant enough to gather with friends al fresco, and you'll want to make the most of these crisp, cool days before the weather turns ultra chilly. Whether you're looking to just refresh some basic backyard accessories or spring for a larger piece or two, we're here to help. Keep reading for 10 of our favorite outdoor picks for the season, which you can easily scoop up today.

H&M Home Metal Planter Box

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Pack away those rattan planters for the season and say hello to a sophisticated black planter box right in time for fall. Fill it with mums and sit back and let the compliments from neighbors roll in! These planters are particularly perfect for anyone who lives a sleek, contemporary aesthetic.

The Twillery Co. Autumn Harvest 24" Polyester Wreath

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News flash: Wreaths aren't just for wintertime! A festive, leafy looking wreath is perfect for early fall—how cute are the pumpkins on this one? Better yet, because this wreath is reusable, you'll be able to simply store it away in the off season without having to buy new every year.

World Market Red And Yellow Medallion Lima Indoor Outdoor Rug

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World Market

An indoor outdoor rug is great for cozying up your screen porch or patio. This one features warm fall tones—reds, oranges, and yellows—and will get you in the autumnal spirit in no time.

Becki Owens Bats Doormat 24x36

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TJ Maxx

We love a good seasonal doormat, and this one has the most adorable bat print on it. While the motif is of course in honor of Halloween, it's neutral enough to be displayed all autumn. Kids and adults alike will get a kick out of the darling design.

West Elm Orange Pumpkin Objects

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West Elm

It may not quite be time to pick out your actual jack-o-lanterns for Halloween, but you can get a head start on your pumpkin decor with these faux finds that honestly look pretty convincing. Scatter a few on your front porch and use others as tabletop decor on your patio.

Cost Plus World Market Woven Tasseled Indoor Outdoor Lumbar Pillow

World Market Woven Tasseled Indoor Outdoor Lumbar Pillow

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If you love throw pillows, we have good news for you—they're certainly acceptable to decorate with outdoors, too. Grab a few new ones in honor of fall; we a checked or plaid pattern, but this warm yellow evokes autumn leaves.

DII 100% Cotton Basket Weave Throw for Indoor/Outdoor Use

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An affordable blanket that's snuggly and chic is always a good buy. (You can never have too many throw blankets.) Grab a few of these fun pieces for fall nights under the stars or cuddled around the campfire. With so many different colors to choose from, you're sure to find a blanket that speaks to your aesthetic.

Siren Song Floral Print Melamine Plates (Set of 4)

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Melamine plates are excellent for al fresco dining given that they're not easily breakable and aren't too precious overall. Grab a few of these moody floral plates for your fall festivities; the design truly packs a punch!

LL Bean Eucalyptus Sling Folding Lounger

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LL Bean

This lounger is ideal for enjoying warm days outside—once cooler weather hits, you can easily fold it up and store it in your garage or basement to keep it in tip top shape. The eucalyptus hardwood is handsome and timeless, too.

Grandin Road Pumpkin Luminary

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Grandin Road

With shorter days on the horizon, you'll want to stock up on all of the outdoor lighting. These pumpkin shaped lanterns are whimsical but certainly not cheesy and come in three different colors.

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