Editor’s Picks: Outdoor Decor To Shop Now!
Assistant design editor Jennifer Masseau shares how to create a luxe outdoor space for spring and summer.
In editor-in-chief Suzanne Dimma’s column in House & Home’s May issue, she writes about embracing spring and summer by decorating your home with items that bring the outdoors in. When it comes to outdoor decorating, I like to use the reverse tactic and bring the indoors out! Decorating with this in mind will make your outdoor space truly feel like an extension of your home. Click through to find our favorite versatile pieces that shine in both environments.
In sapphire blue mouth-blown glass, this versatile pot can be used decoratively as a lantern, candle holder or vase, and for a more practical purpose as a utensil pot.
The industrial-inspired design of this galvanized iron bistro set is equally at home on the patio or in a kitchen breakfast nook.
Made from solid acacia wood, the beauty of this table comes from the natural knots, rings and markings of the tree it’s carved from.
Part of Ikea’s limited edition collaboration with Scandinavian glass designer and ceramist Ingegerd Råman, this striped seagrass rug is flat-woven by hand. The line will be available this May.
This cheery set of four appetizer-sized plates are the perfect excuse to stage a backyard garden party, even if your flowerbeds have not yet bloomed.
A round coffee table invites guests to gather, and serves up more a casual vibe than a formal dining area. Teak wood is a durable choice that looks even better as it ages.
Add a relaxed feel to a patio or sunroom with a soft, upholstered pouf that serves as an ottoman or extra seating — in weatherproof fabric, of course.
The tailored cushions and boxy shape of this loveseat lend a fresh, modern air to your outdoor space. Bonus: Along with looking good, the wood frame’s flat arm rests provide a level surface for putting drinks, eliminating the needs for side tables.
The definition of warm weather bliss? Curling up inside this cozy faux-wicker pod to read a magazine while the breeze gently sways you to and fro. Suspend the egg-shaped seat from a sturdy tree branch, veranda roof, or — for the more daring — in a sunny corner of your bedroom.
Get retro French Riviera style in an urban outdoor space. This bistro set’s swooping silhouette, bright teal paint job and flower-shaped perforations have a carefree feel. Plus, it’s sized perfectly for a condo balcony or petite downtown patio.
The classic cabana stripe umbrella is updated with a square kite shape for a graphic, linear take. The matte black powder-coated aluminum pole is a chic and rust-resistant alternative to bare metal.