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Great Outdoors1 of 19
By Amy Elisa Keith
One of the hottest trends this year is transforming your backyard patio into an extension of your home with chic furniture and design elements. Forget those plastic lawn chairs and horrid tiki torches. This year it’s all about designing your outdoor space with pieces that are stylish enough to be inside but built to withstand the elements. Welcome to your patio palace!
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With sculpted curves and ornate details, the Amalfi furniture collection is a must-have for anyone looking to take their dining room outside for dinner parties.
SHOP NOW: Amalfi Collection, from $189
Southern Comfort3 of 19
Updating the romantic wicker porch style popular in the South, Crate & Barrel offers a fabulous purple-and stone-colored-collection that is weather-proof and made of recyclable materials.
SHOP NOW: Summerlin Collection in Purple, from $249
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Define your outdoor space with this graphic, interlocking rug that can provide the perfect backdrop for your other furniture and accents.
SHOP NOW: Farrah Rug, from $59
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Stack 'em or spread them out. These transparent circle tables catch the light in such an amazing way and are perfect to hold your poolside cocktail.
SHOP NOW: Panier Table, $103
Mood Lighting6 of 19
Liven up your patio with the soft glow of these stones. The outdoor lights look great indoors as well, and can be clustered or aligned for a striking late-night shine.
SHOP NOW: Stones Outdoor Lights, $407
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Instead of the traditional wicker patio furniture, opt for exaggerated open weave cube seating. The high-gloss black furniture is daring and dramatic, which we love.
SHOP NOW: Nest Chair, $399
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This oversize portable heater is an artistic element that provides comfort and warmth during the cooler weather. We love that it looks like a Victorian lamp.
SHOP NOW: Kindle Outdoor Heater, from $2,450
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Modernize your garden with these large pots— the fluorescent bulbs provide unexpected ambient light while helping your plants stay healthy.
SHOP NOW: Hugo Pot, $249
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Huddle around the fire with this Tuscan-style pit. Whether you’re with the kids roasting marshmallows or enjoying a glass of vino wrapped in a blanket, this is a great splurge for the backyard.
SHOP NOW: Tuscan Gas Fire Pit, $1,599
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This oversize pillow provides cozy and comfortable seating that you don’t usually find in outdoor furniture. Lounge in the sun or snuggle up with your loved one beneath the stars.
SHOP NOW: Fatboy Buggle Up, $349
Shady Days12 of 19
Seek an escape from the bright sun under this classic canopy available in a variety of delicious colors.
SHOP NOW: Auto Tilt Umbrella, from $299
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Invite friends over for barbecue and beer. Seat everyone at this functional and stylish table with a built-in ice channel and drain to avoid constant trips to the kitchen that can interrupt the play.
SHOP NOW: 106” Play Rectangular Dining Table, $4,690
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This side table and bench is a practical piece that you would find indoors but it works wonders outside for your patio living room.
SHOP NOW: Coral Side Table Bench, $1990
Big Lush15 of 19
Do something with that blank wall along the pool. Line it with Wally Pockets and fill them with lush greenery for a standout vertical garden.
SHOP NOW: Wally Pockets, from $39
Porch Pleasure16 of 19
Kick off your shoes after a long day and sit out on your porch with this bold patio swing made out of recycled plastic.
SHOP NOW: Go Porch Swings, $850
Lazy Day17 of 19
Enjoy an intimate daybed with privacy thanks to the canopy, or spread the pieces out for a party atmosphere.
SHOP NOW: Baleares Five Piece Lounger, $2,195
Diamonds Are Forever18 of 19
Go geometric and ultra-mod with these laminate and granite side tables. Cluster then together for a large table full of appetizers, or pull one alongside your lounger.
SHOP NOW: Diamond Table, $425
Easy Lay19 of 19
Recline in ergonomically correct style on these poolside chaises with neon-green comforters.
SHOP NOW: Balencia Chaises, from $329