13 Outdoor Items to Update Your Patio for Spring

@itsxmikey/ Twenty 20

​Is it okay if we just officially declare spring patio season? Yes we know summer is when we generally celebrate spending as much time outside as we can—barbecuing, grilling, gardening and garden-partying—but we can't overlook spring. It's when our flowers bloom, when the grass returns to it's lush electric green and leaves once again provide that comforting rustle in the wind.

With that in mind, it's time to start readying your outdoor space for the warmer months. We rounded up 15 accessories, essentials and little touches that will make this upcoming #PatioSeason your best yet.

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    Cityscape Planters

    Courtesy of West Elm

    One of the quickest and most dramatic ways to refresh your patio for spring is with the addition of new plants and planters. These resin planters from West Elm have a modern, minimalist look and can also serve as space dividers.

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    Charcoal Grill

    Courtesy of Hayneedle

    We say barbecue season is any time it's not raining! Upgrade your burger and steak game with this classic Weber charcoal grill in cherry red.

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    Steel Obelisk Chiminea

    Courtesy of Terrain

    If you're looking for an alternative to the classic outdoor fire pit, try a sleek and space-saving chiminea. We love this one from Terrain, which would look perfectly at home surrounded by your favorite teak patio furniture.

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    Metal Lantern Outdoor Lights

    Courtesy of Target

    Everyone knows that no outdoor space is complete these days without some strings of twinkle lights. These lantern-style lights from Target make a great alternative to the ubiquitous Edison bulb trend.

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    Patio Bistro Set

    Courtesy of Target

    For those with smaller patio spaces, a cute little bistro dining set can turn any night in into a romantic dinner al fresco.

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    Striped Doormat

    Courtesy of Anthropologie

    Sometimes, it's the little things! This colorful and stylish doormat from Anthropologie will add some unexpected character to your patio entrance.

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    Iris Planter + Chevron Stand

    Courtesy of West Elm

    For a smaller balcony or patio space, you can use planters like these to create privacy and add aesthetic beauty. Just be sure to choose lush, leafy plants to fill them.

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    Mason Jar Hummingbird Feeder

    Courtesy of Home Depot

    Invite some of your natural neighbors to visit your patio with this sweet hummingbird feeder. Having these birds around encourages flowers and plants to bloom and grow as well.

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    Outdoor Daybed

    Courtesy of Serena & Lily

    If you're looking to take your patio to a seriously next-level stage of luxury, invest in Serena & Lily's gorgeous Capistrano daybed. Layer it up with tons of mixed print throw pillows to make it the most stylish and inviting spot in your home.

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    Teardrop Chair

    Courtesy of Wayfair

    For a bohemian touch, try one or two of these unique teardrop rattan chairs, which remind us of something you'd see in a Slim Aarons photo from the 1960s.

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    Santa Cruz Outdoor Pillow Cover

    Courtesy of Serena & Lily

    These natural throw pillows from Serena and Lily will add a touch of luxurious comfort to any of your chaise lounge or dining chairs on your patio, and play well with other colors and patterns if you like to mix and match.

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    Round Lighted Patio Umbrella

    Courtesy of Target

    No patio is complete without an umbrella, and we especially love a classic canvas version that has the added bonus of solar-powered lighting on the spines.

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    Outdoor Bar Serving Cart

    Courtesy of Wayfair

    For any serious entertainer, an outdoor bar cart that can actually be mobilized to aid in serving is a must. We love the affordable price point and functional guard bars on this one we found from Wayfair.