Best patio furniture to shop now
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As many people are forced to stay inside due to the spread of coronavirus, we’ve found ourselves looking out our windows dreaming of the day we can go outside again worry-free. Whether it’s through at-home workouts or buying multitudes of indoor plants, we’re all trying to find new ways to cope with this new way of living.

For those lucky enough to have some outdoor space such as a porch or a backyard, it provides a welcome relief from the struggles of working from home. Since you’re patio has become the one escape from your house, we thought it might be time to give it a little makeover so you can relax in style.

Below, we’ve compiled some best-selling furniture and decor options that are on trend for the season — think vibrant planters, chic storage units and ultra-comfortable outdoor sofas. We’ve broken them down by category to make your search that much easier. These items will make your outdoor space the real highlight of your home.

Outdoor furniture

Safira 8-Piece Sofa Set with Cushions ($779.99, originally $1,073.04; wayfair.com)

Safira 8-Piece Sofa Set with Cushions
Safira 8-Piece Sofa Set with Cushions

If you have a spacious porch, the first thing to nail down is a sophisticated sofa set. This 8-piece collection is made from solid wood, weather-resistant and comes with cushions included.

TropiShade 9-Ft Wood Market Umbrella ($57.99; amazon.com)

TropiShade 9-Ft Wood Market Umbrella
TropiShade 9-Ft Wood Market Umbrella

For the extra sunny days, you’ll need a large umbrella to keep everything cool and shady.

Danielle Resin Wicker Hanging Egg Chair with Beige Cushions ($345; target.com)

Graywashed Acacia Marciana Outdoor Occasional Chair
Graywashed Acacia Marciana Outdoor Occasional Chair

For the ultimate chill sesh, hang out in this egg chair that makes you feel like you’re floating.

Graywashed Acacia Marciana Outdoor Occasional Chair ($179.99, originally $299.99; worldmarket.com)

Graywashed Acacia Marciana Outdoor Occasional Chair
Graywashed Acacia Marciana Outdoor Occasional Chair

This outdoor chair is a nice neutral color and can fit any porch setup to make your outdoor space as comfortable as possible.

Almyra 3 Piece Bistro Set ($143.99; jossandmain.com)

Almyra 3 Piece Bistro Set
Almyra 3 Piece Bistro Set

Take your meals to the patio with this compact and elegant bistro set.

Seaton Reclining Chaise Lounge with Cushion ($259.99, originally $329.99; wayfair.com)

Seaton Reclining Chaise Lounge with Cushion
Seaton Reclining Chaise Lounge with Cushion

Lounge around with this large reclining chair. Get your tan on or even take a cat nap while soaking in the fresh air.

Parker Woven Cotton Chair Hammock ($27.99, originally $49.95; wayfair.com)

Parker Woven Cotton Chair Hammock
Parker Woven Cotton Chair Hammock

Take your relaxation to the next level with this cozy chair hammock.

Outdoor storage

Westwood 150 Gallon Resin Deck Box ($122.99, originally $144.99; wayfair.com)

Westwood 150 Gallon Resin Deck Box
Westwood 150 Gallon Resin Deck Box

Whether it’s for toys, tools or some extra cushions for furniture, this storage box is huge, plus its elegant design will keep your patio looking pretty.

Outdoor Vertical Tool Shed ($214.99; wayfair.com)

Outdoor Vertical Tool Shed
Outdoor Vertical Tool Shed

For taller, bulkier items, a vertical shed might be necessary. This reasonably-priced option is 22-cubic feet to fit all your tools and garden gear.

Wicker Storage Accent Patio Table ($71.10, originally $79; target.com)

Wicker Storage Accent Patio Table
Wicker Storage Accent Patio Table

This two-in-one storage bin is also a sleek looking table, with a removable tray top.

Keter Eden All-Weather Resin Storage Bench ($116.99, originally $130.04; wayfair.com)

Keter Eden All-Weather Resin Storage Bench
Keter Eden All-Weather Resin Storage Bench

Made from durable, UV-resistant resin, this nifty storage bin also acts as a bench.

Outdoor decor

Geometric Jacquard Indoor Outdoor Throw Pillow ($14.99, originally $24.99; worldmarket.com)

Geometric Jacquard Indoor Outdoor Throw Pillow
Geometric Jacquard Indoor Outdoor Throw Pillow

Add some flair to your outdoor patio with this stylish throw pillow.

Bachmann 100’ Outdoor 100 - Bulb Globe String Light ($68.99, originally $93.95; wayfair.com)

Bachmann 100
Bachmann 100' Outdoor 100 - Bulb Globe String Light

With these string lights you’ll be able to enjoy your outdoor space well into the night.

Perky-Pet Panorama Bird Feeder ($17.09, originally $18.99; chewy.com)

Perky-Pet Panorama Bird Feeder
Perky-Pet Panorama Bird Feeder

This sleek bird feeder can attract birds so you can let nature entertain you right in your backyard.

Balta Home Somerset Indoor/Outdoor Multicolor Area Rug (starting at $82.99; bedbathandbeyond.com)

Balta Home Somerset Indoor/Outdoor Multicolor Area Rug
Balta Home Somerset Indoor/Outdoor Multicolor Area Rug

This sturdy rug can go right down on your deck to make your outdoor patio cozy and barefoot-friendly.

Large Hanging Citronella Coil ($27, originally $36; nordstrom.com)

Large Hanging Citronella Coil
Large Hanging Citronella Coil

This large coil is a sleek and modern decoration to take your outdoor decor to the next level. Plus, it helps keep mosquitoes away.

Mini Beacon Lantern ($45; food52.com)

Mini Beacon Lantern
Mini Beacon Lantern

When you want to relax on your porch late at night, take one of these nifty rechargeable lanterns with you to light your way.

Crelake 3-Piece Ceramic Pot Planter Set ($45.97, originally $69.95; wayfair.com)

Crelake 3-Piece Ceramic Pot Planter Set
Crelake 3-Piece Ceramic Pot Planter Set

Adding some foliage can really brighten up your outdoor spaces, just make sure your planters look good, too.

Outdoor entertaining

Bauhaus Dessert Plate Set by Odeme ($27; burkedecor.com)

Bauhaus Dessert Plate Set by Odeme
Bauhaus Dessert Plate Set by Odeme

For quick snacks or a slice of cake out on the patio, try out these stylish dessert plates that are sure to impress your guests.

Char-Broil Classic 3-Burner Propane Gas Grill in Black ($186.99; bedbathandbeyond.com)

Char-Broil Classic 3-Burner Propane Gas Grill in Black
Char-Broil Classic 3-Burner Propane Gas Grill in Black

What’s a patio without a grill? This affordable option has all the features you need for any cookout.

Cuisinart 13-Piece Bamboo Grilling Tool Set ($31.39, originally $39.99; amazon.com)

Cuisinart 13-Piece Bamboo Grilling Tool Set
Cuisinart 13-Piece Bamboo Grilling Tool Set

Keep your grill game sharp with this versatile bamboo grilling tool set.

60-Qt Coca-Cola Ice Cold Heavy Duty Rolling Cooler ($166.99; wayfair.com)

60-Qt Coca-Cola Ice Cold Heavy Duty Rolling Cooler
60-Qt Coca-Cola Ice Cold Heavy Duty Rolling Cooler

Keep your drinks ice cold for the upcoming hot summer days with this iconic, durable cooler.

Izzo Crossweave Steel Wood Burning Fire Pit ($117.99, originally $279.99; wayfair.com)

Izzo Crossweave Steel Wood Burning Fire Pit
Izzo Crossweave Steel Wood Burning Fire Pit

Break out the s’mores and campfire stories, because this fire pit will have your entire family cozied up late into the night.

Note: The prices above reflect the retailer’s listed prices at the time of publication.