10 Popular Outdoor Furniture Pieces People Own

As the weather warms up and backyards become hangout spots once again, it’s time to take a look at your outdoor living space and make some updates. The right outdoor furniture can transform your patio, deck, or garden from drab to fab. It also doesn’t have to cost a fortune to give your space a makeover. The key is choosing versatile, durable pieces made to withstand the elements year after year.

I will guide you through the best outdoor furniture pieces to elevate your space this summer and turn it into an enviable hangout spot for you, friends, and family. From comfy sectionals and chic loungers to elegantly designed dining sets, I’ve handpicked stylish pieces for every budget that will impress your guests and have you hosting get-togethers into the cool autumn nights ahead. Keep reading for my absolute favorites that deserve a spot on your patio or porch!

Here are a few outdoor furniture and decoration ideas to get you started!

Isn’t this the most romantic front porch decor you have seen? I just love the way that Tracey of Porch Day Dreamer chose her outdoor throw pillows – from the blue and white stripes to the pink pom poms! Kind of inspires you to re-do your own porch, right?

Some of the most popular types of outdoor furniture include:

  • Patio Sets – These typically include a patio table and patio chairs made of materials like wood, wicker, aluminum or resin that can withstand the elements. Patio sets are great for outdoor dining and entertaining spaces.
  • Outdoor Sofas/Sectionals – Outdoor sofas, loveseats and sectionals provide comfortable padded seating, often with weather-resistant fabric cushions. These create cozy sitting areas in backyards and on decks/patios.
  • Outdoor Loungers – Outdoor lounge chairs have adjustable backs that allow you to sit up or recline. They’re perfect for relaxing while sunbathing. Some also rock or swivel.
  • Hammocks – Outdoor hammocks made of fabric, rope or wood allow for a cool spot to lounge on nice days. Hanging chairs are also popular.
  • Outdoor Chaises – Chaises longues have padded seats/backs and are ideal for patios and poolside relaxation as they have a space-saving shape.
  • Outdoor Bar Sets – These typically have tall bar-height chairs and tables well-suited for outdoor kitchens and entertainment spaces.
  • Outdoor Benches – Benches come in all materials and sizes to provide extra backyard, garden and patio seating. Some have storage compartments too.
  • Outdoor Ottomans – Outdoor ottomans can provide extra seating, act as side tables or hold outdoor cushions/pillows when not in use. They’re very versatile.

When to Buy Outdoor Furniture on Sale

At the end of summer, lots of retailers are have massive outdoor furniture and decor sales so if you need to update your patio, front porch or backyard, that is the time to do it! You can snag furniture sets, fire pits, outdoor rugs, chaise lounges, hammocks, and Adirondack chairs for super low prices.


Here is a list of popular retailers who hold outdoor furniture and decor sales:


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