The Affordable Outdoor Furniture & Decor You Need to Transform Your Space

The snow has melted, the mud has mostly cleared, and you’re left looking at your patio and wondering how the heck you’ll be able to transform it from a pile of dusty bricks and old leaves into the summer oasis you deserve. Patio furniture can be shockingly expensive, but let’s be real – the furniture you’re going to leave out in the hot sun and summer rain shouldn’t be pricier than the stuff you cozy up on indoors. Affordable outdoor furniture does, luckily, exist. Whether you’re going for bohemian or modern, need full-on furniture or just some finishing touches, these are some of the best trendy outdoor furniture finds this spring.

1. Gardenline outdoor pouf

Affordable Outdoor Furniture: Gardenline Outdoor Pouf
Image: Aldi

In a circle around the fire pit or nudged up to the picnic table for extra seating, these durable, weather-resistant poufs add character and function to your outdoor space.

Gardenline outdoor pouf, $19.99 at Aldi

2. A 5-piece lounge set 

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Image: Pier 1.

Let me tell you, lounge sets are expensive. It’s not out of the norm to have to drop at least a few thousand dollars for a stylish set of outdoor seating. Luckily, this 5-piece (yes, five!) is here to make all of your outdoor entertaining dreams come true.

5-piece Bari Chateau set, $1,287 at Pier 1

3. Satsumas plant stand

Affordable Outdoor Furniture: SATSUMAS Plant Stand
Image: Ikea. 

If you don’t have quite enough space for a garden but want to transform your patio or balcony into a green oasis, this compact plant ladder is what you’ve been missing.

Ssatsumas plant stand, $39.99 at IKEA

4. Mood lighting

Image: Pier 1.

These classic lights come wih a twist — they’re dipped in champagne! OK, not actual champagne but they are dipped in a champagne-colored coating to give you the ultimate dreamy mood lighting.

Outdoor lights, $23.99 at Pier 1

5. Solig net

Affordable Outdoor Furniture: SOLIG Net
Image: IKEA

Add some whimsy (and mosquito protection) to your favorite outdoor reading nook with IKEA’s SOLIG net.

Solig net, $24.99 at IKEA

6. Incandescent teardrop outdoor string lights

Affordable Outdoor Furniture: Affordable Outdoor Furniture: Incandescent Teardrop Outdoor String Lights
Image: Target.

Sometimes a little lighting is all you need to make the stylish outdoor hangout you’ve been dreaming of a reality. If you prefer lots of color, these are for you.

Incandescent teardrop outdoor string lights, $12.99 at Target

7. Vivere double hammock with stand

Affordable Outdoor Furniture: Affordable Outdoor Furniture: Vivere Double Hammock With Stand
Image: Amazon.

This steel stand hammock is surprisingly affordable, and it’ll add a pop of color to your patio too. The stand makes it ideal for those who live in the city; if you do have two sturdy trees in your yard, though, you can also just get this simple IKEA number.

Vivere double hammock with stand, $89.99 at Amazon

8. Tranarö stool/side table

Affordable Outdoor Furniture: Affordable Outdoor Furniture: TRANARÖ Stool/Side Table
Image: IKEA

Use this vibrant red piece of furniture as a stool, side table, or plant stand.

Tranarö stool/side table, $19.99 at IKEA

9. RealComfort resin Adirondack chair

Affordable Outdoor Furniture: Affordable Outdoor Furniture: RealComfort Resin Adirondack Chair
Image: Target.

Get the look and feel of an authentic Adirondack chair while actually staying under budget. Even better? These chairs are low maintenance – just hose them off if they get too dusty.

RealComfort resin Adirondack chair, $19.00 at Target

10. Flamaker 3 piece patio set

Affordable Outdoor Furniture: Flamaker 3 Piece Patio Set
Image: Amazon

Two roomy chairs and a coffee table for less than $100 is a great deal when it comes to patio furniture. The sleek look of this set makes it ideal for chic, modern roof decks.

Flamaker 3 piece patio set, $89.99 at Amazon

11. Zachery weather-proof gray indoor/outdoor area rug

Affordable Outdoor Furniture: Affordable Outdoor Furniture: Zachery Weather-Proof Gray Indoor/Outdoor Area Rug
Image: Wayfair.

A durable rug will protect your patio or deck and goes a long way toward making your outdoor space feel more cohesive.

Zachery weather-proof gray indoor/outdoor area rug, 44.99 at Wayfair

12. Folding patio accent table

Affordable Outdoor Furniture: Affordable Outdoor Furniture: Folding Patio Accent Table
Image: Target.

Go for bohemian vibes in your backyard with a folding accent table that features a leaf print.

Folding patio accent table, $18.99 at Target

13. Patio  umbrella

<em>Image: Pier 1.
Image: Pier 1.

Sometimes simple is best. This umbrella might not have any bells and whistles, but it keeps out more than 96% of UV radiation, so you can enjoy the outdoors this summer without a care.

Striped atio umbrella, $29.99 at Pier 1 

14. Brass triangular hanging planter

Affordable Outdoor Furniture: Brass Triangular Hanging Planter
Image: Cost Plus World Market

Get a luxe look for less and utilize your vertical space with a dangling geometric planter.

Brass triangular hanging planter, $14.99 at Cost Plus World Market

15. Double chaise lounge

Image: Amazon.

We had to check this price multiple times because it just seemed too good to be true, but no doubt about it, this luxurious resort-style lounger will only set you back a little over a hundred bucks.

Double chaise lounge, $113 at Amazon

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