8 Products That’ll Upgrade Your Outdoor Space

Published on: Jul 10, 2020fb-roundtwitter-roundemail-round
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‘Tis the season of patios. And if you’ve got a little space of your own, consider yourself lucky. After a long, cold pandemic winter (in many states), a decked-out patio during the spring season feels straight up luxurious. 

Which is why we’re here to outfit your home in the best way possible. HGTV is knocking.


Mini Grill
For when you wanna grill, but are tight on space…

Think small, but mighty. It’s portable and dishwasher-safe. And it runs via eco-friendly charcoal pods that heat up in 10 minutes and will provide one hour of cook time. Once you’re done, you can recycle the pods and pack the grate away. Simple as that. ($59.95, Amazon)

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String Lights
For when you wanna enhance the coziness factor…

Hang lights. Nothing ties a patio together like string lights. Or makes a space look as dreamy. Or gets more likes on Instagram. Double tap. ($29.99, Wayfair)

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Floor Pillow
For when you need some extra seating that isn’t bulky…

Use a floor pillow. It’s both fade- and water-resistant. And is made from a durable polyester. Aka, it can be left outside and you don’t have to worry about it. Phew. ($69.70, Society6)

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Candles
For when the mosquitoes start biting and don’t stop biting…

Light a candle. A citronella candle, of course. So bugs stay at bay. Get ready to decorate your table. ($44, Terrain)

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Bean Bag Toss
For when you don’t have a yard to play games in…

Size down. Because a mini-sized bean bag toss is just as hard. And just as much fun. Good things come in small packages. ($22, Shopbop)

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Outdoor Rug
For when you wanna stand on something a bit more comfortable…

Lay down a rug. But an outdoor rug that is weather-resistant and made from recycled plastic straws. Oh, and it’s stain-resistant. So you can confidently carry your wine glass outside. Cheers. ($56.99+, Wayfair)

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Kiddie Pool
For when the summer heat has you literally baking…

Cool down. And hop into a pool. A kiddie pool. This one has a sunshade. Just remember there’s no lifeguard on duty. ($31.99, Target)

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Birdhouse
For when you’re looking for a little company…

Set up a birdhouse. Human roommates can get kinda annoying. Bird roommates are kinda cool. And who doesn’t wanna sip their morning coffee to the sound of chirping? Sign us up. ($24, Anthropologie)

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PS: These are editorially selected, but if you purchase, theSkimm may get something in return. PPS: If something’s out of stock, oops, it was there when we published. And we apologize for any shipping delays due to COVID-19. Thanks.

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