Cue that lineup of cool drinks and citronella candles — it's patio season! In preparation for all the rosé sipping ahead, we've rounded up some genius IKEA hacks that are sure to make your time outside all the more enjoyable. Think vibrant planters, decorative side tables, and an ombre ice cooler that'll transition your patio into an entirely new state of cool. Keep scrolling through to preview them all.
Colorful Cheese Board: These cacti-inspired cheese boards were made for your next app-y hour. Simply cover an IKEA PROPPMÄTT Chopping Board ($4) in a dose of paint, add some patterns, and you're left with a desert-approved accessory! (via A Kailo Chic Life)
Terrazzo Table: Take one of the season's hottest trends to your patio. With the help of an IKEA GLADOM Tray Table ($20), some stencils, and spray paint, you can DIY the stylish terrazzo pattern at home. (via Brit + Co)
Pizzazzed Picnic Table: Transform a practical IKEA VILDAPEL Plant Stand ($15) into a functioning food table with a cheeky pineapple print. Finish it off with a clutch leather strap so you can tote your latest creation with you wherever the party takes you. (via Damask Love)
Rattan Ready: Your favorite rattan chair just got a fashionable upgrade. To make, weave some multi-hued jersey fabric scraps through your IKEA chair for a cheerful accent piece. (via Brit + Co)
Cool Stools: Jazz up your ordinary wooden IKEA stools with seats that are *almost* too cute to sit on. (via Funkytime)
Colorful Chiller: Kill two decorative birds with one stone by creating a drink chiller that doubles as a lively patio accent. Finish your project off with some refreshing cans of La Croix and get ready to chillax. (via Paper & Stitch)
'70s-Inspired Seating: You know your IKEA KUNGSHOLMEN Sofa ($375) that's covered in stains from the bad weather of past summers? Well, now you can use this hack to dip-dye it back to a beautiful state to use for all the backyard parties to come. (via Pillar Box Blue)
Backyard Beach Chair: You'll want to make sure you're equipped with ample seating for all those impromptu parties. This craft makes over a IKEA MYSINGSÖ Beach Chair ($25) into an Insta-worthy seat. (via Studio DIY)
Herb Helper: PSA: Summer food tastes significantly better with fresh herbs. So grow your own and store them in some chromatic IKEA pots. (via A Beautiful Mess)
Colorblocked Creation: Speaking of plants, why not give your existing plant babies a little extra love? The colorblocking technique used on these IKEA PAPAJA Plant Pots ($3, each) gives them a multi-colored 'wow' factor. (via The Proper Blog)
Outdoor Clock: Maybe you've never considered adding a decorative clock to your outdoor area, but one look at this IKEA flat basket hack and you'll want to grab your scissors and get going on it, ASAP. (via Fall For DIY)
Stylish Storage: Set out these IKEA FRYKEN Boxes ($10) for all your outdoor throws and other trinkets. Dipped from the bottom up, they are a trendy, color-treated take on your typical all-season storage. Pro tip: Make 'em in several complementary colors for twice the fun! (via Dream A Little Bigger)
Terrazzo Throw: Terrazzo isn't *just* for tables. In fact, this vinyl heat transfer throw, complete with an IKEA GURLI Cushion Cover ($4), is our idea of an awesome outdoor seating upgrade. (via A Kailo Chic Life)
Boho Throw: The boho queen herself is back with a beautiful addition to your all-weather sofa. Using dye, an IKEA URSULA Cushion Cover ($14), and lots and lots of fringe, this swoon-worthy accent is v. Anthro-esque. (via The Jungalow)
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