Backyard Summer Style

It’s warming up outside and the days spent outdoors and hanging in the backyard are upon us! I’m sure you are all ready for outdoor relaxation, but is your backyard prepared for a summer full of outdoor style and fun? If your backyard is requiring some summer updates, don’t fret, we’ve got you covered! Here are some of our favorite outdoor pieces that will definitely liven up your backyard in preparation for summer.

1. Scalloped Capiz Hurricane, Serena & Lily.

Illuminate your back yard with a soft, warm glow, ideal for enjoying warm summer nights. This capiz hurricane is the perfect opportunity to bring texture and design into your space.

2. Tweet Bird House, Fancy.

With it’s contemporary design and smooth lines, this is not your average birdhouse. Hang this unique birdhouse in your yard and sit back and relax as birds flock to this prime piece of real estate.

3. Fiesta Stripe Outdoor Lumbar Pillow, Frontgate.

This colorful lumbar pillow is the perfect accent for any seating area with its whimsical ric-rac and pom-pom trims. Add this pillow to your outdoor seating to create a more fun and playful feel to your back yard.

4. Leisure Season Outdoor Daybed, Houzz.

This outdoor cabana crafted of eucalyptus frame instantly gives a vacation feel. It’s chaise cushions and canopy drapery make this daybed the perfect private escape. This cabana could easily work by the pool, in the garden, or on any patio or deck.

5. Riviera Bar, Serena & Lily.

Part bar, part party bucket, this console is always ready for a good time and back yard parties. Create a mini-bar by your pool during your next party with this fun piece!

6. Seagrass Whale Basket, Frontgate.

This whale basket is cutest basket you could ever find! It’s the perfect storage space for pool towels, toys, (and why not drinks?) while also adding some whimsy to your backyard.

7. Sydney Beach Towel, Serena and Lily.

Pool/beach towels don’t have to be boring and ratty, so dry off in style this summer! We love this beach towel because of its geometrical stripes and playful pop-color tassels.

8. Vintage Edison Bulb Outdoor String Lights, Crate and Barrel.

Update your patio with the warm look of vintage light bulbs! These string lights create a beautiful atmosphere in any space; they are perfect for enjoying summer nights with family and friends.

9. Arbor Round Stool/ Side Table, Gloster.

This versatile piece can actually function as both a stool for extra seating around the fire pit, or a side table perfect for setting your drink down by the pool. It’s contemporary design and smooth feel make this piece for a backyard update.

10. Milos Air Blue Designer Umbrella, Frontgate.

Enjoy the shade while still relaxing poolside, with this beautiful fringe umbrella. The overall style and pastel tone reminds us of The Beverly Hills Hotel, and just the simple elegance that a fun piece like this can have!

11. Tropical Color Hammock, Novicia.

Relax and soak up the sun in your own backyard in your very own beach-style hammock. Woven of cotton in festive colors, this cheerful hammock evokes a beachy vibe.

12. Teak Sling Chair, Serena & Lily.

Withstand the elements in style with this fun beach chair. The pattern and style of this beach chair keep the chair from looking like other more tacky sand chairs.  The laid back classic sling paired with a teak frame would fit perfectly with the flow of any backyard.

13. Maya Teak Outdoor Chair, Neiman Marcus.

The Maya Teak outdoor chair is the perfect combination of comfort and style. This beautiful chair could be a lovely addition to your outdoor living space as it adds a relaxed beachy feel without sacrificing its elegance and comfort.

14. Moroccan Tile Green Rug, Pier 1 Imports.

The art of an outdoor rug can be hard to master. We have picked out this fun green rug because it is strong enough to withstand the elements (and sandy feet). It is also a great way to add some cheerful color into your outdoor living area.

15. Dining Arm Chair, by Agatha Ruiz, Sifas. 

This vibrant and joyful dinning chair by designer Agatha Ruiz will definitely liven up your space. Add this colorful pop-of-color piece on your back patio to add an element of fun and excitement to your outdoor dinning space.


Interested in updating your home, but not sure where to start? We are here to help with some great ideas and know how to get you to that amazing home you’ve  always wanted.  Give us a shout.


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