Right now, the *only* place we’re interested in being is outside, livin’ that patio life! And while we LOVE a good backyard DIY, sometimes a girl’s just gotta shop. Enter Kohl’s: The budget-friendly retailer has some majorly crush-worthy entertaining pieces, from pillows to patio sets to placemats, all of which just cry out for a summer party. We’re soooo ready to get stocked up for the season! Scroll down for some of our fave picks.
1. Griffith Metal Outdoor Dining 5-Piece Set ($580): When bright pops of color meet retro design, we are happy campers. Just think of all the ‘Gram-worthy summer table settings you can build with this too-cute dining set.
2. Vera Cruz 12-piece Melamine Dinnerware Set ($140): Dress up #tacotuesday and all of your other al fresco meals with these fun melamine plates. They’re the perfect option for parties because they do.not.break.
3. Safavieh Courtyard Trellis Indoor Outdoor Rug ($35-$360): Defining a seating area is no less important when it’s outdoors. Have even more fun by choosing a bright hue for your patio or deck space: Peach, lime, turquoise blue … You’ve got options!
4. Fire Sense Revolver Convertible Fire Pit ($230): Fire pits take backyard entertaining from ho-hum to heck yes, but when your outdoor space is at a premium, get crafty with a find like this convertible table. It’ll hold your summer cocktails by day before transforming into your gathering spot by night.
5. SONOMA Goods for Life Medallion Indoor Outdoor Stool ($80): You can never have enough stools that do double duty. Nab this Moroccan-inspired indoor/outdoor stool and you have not only a fun color pop but also the seating and table space you need.
6. SONOMA Goods for Life Biscay Patio Cuddle Arm Chair & Ottoman 2-Piece Set ($600): That sassy little stool fits right in when you’re kicking back with a beach read on this aptly named “cuddle chair.”
7. Celebrate Summer Together Drink Floatie 4-Pack ($20): If you didn’t hop on the drink-floating bandwagon last summer, get with the program ASAP! You can grab these summery drink-friendly floaties in a four-pack for you and your friends.
8. Celebrate Summer Together 3-Piece Tropical Stacking Container Set ($30): On point for for bringing along to neighborly get-togethers and perfect for all of your styled “backyard barbecue” photos, these tropical containers are party-ready.
9. Crosley Furniture Palm Harbor Patio Sectional Chair, Ottoman & Coffee Table 8-Piece Set ($1,940): If this is the year that you’re building your patio, seek out a versatile, high-quality investment set. This 8-piece set is all-weather, can be configured in a variety of ways and won’t break the bank.
10. Picnic Time Legacy 8-piece Margarita Chip & Dip Serving Table Set ($130): Is there anything better than chips and salsa paired with fresh margs? How about bringing them along on a picnic or serving them up in your newly decked-out backyard? We just about lost it when we saw this serving set of our dreams.
11. Celebrate Summer Together Palm Cut-Out Placemat ($9): Forget those tacky plastic tablecloths. Breathe some luau vibes into your outdoor setup with a collection of these tropical placemats.
12. Safavieh 9-ft. Striped Scalloped Trim Patio Umbrella ($280): We love a little retro nod, so when we saw this navy-striped umbrella, we cheered! Channel those south-of-France vibes no matter where you’re summering.
13. SONOMA Goods for Life Indoor/Outdoor Pillow & Cushion Collection ($20+): From pineapples to palm fronds, this pillow selection is on point. Mix and match these bright colors and quirky designs to make your patio your own.
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