There is a reason summer is such a beloved time of year: longer days, no more gloomy weather, tasty barbecue food, bonfires, s’mores, lazy afternoons spent at the beach. Need we say more?
And one of the best places to spend summer is in your own backyard, so it’s time to spruce it up a little! It’s easy to neglect your backyard or balcony during the colder months, but it doesn’t take much to refresh your outdoor space for spring. Try adding one of these cute decorations to get your backyard barbecue ready for the summer.
Patio furniture can oftentimes feel too neutral in design and color. Try adding some fun, bright outdoor pillows to your furniture in a fresh pattern or color.
If you are lucky enough to have a pool, make it Instagram-ready with a cheeky pool float.
And don’t forget your drinks, they should float in style too.
Make a big impact with a bright umbrella that will give you shade and some serious style points.
Swap your average white holiday lights for statement making Edison bulbs to add some extra light on long summer nights.
Take it easy this summer in a hammock that will look as good as it feels! (Go ahead, nap while you’re at it.)
A sweet little gnome is a backyard classic, make it modern by choosing a metallic style.
If you have limited outdoor space, a plant wall is the perfect way to add some extra green in your life.
For a twist on a classic Adirondack chair, try a fun color like hot pink.
Place your plants at eye level with some pretty hanging planters.
Most watering cans are pretty drab, but this brass one is surprisingly chic.
Never mix up your herbs again with these decorative and useful garden markers.