13 Patio Pieces to Transform Your Small Outdoor Space Into a Miniature Oasis
We’re in full patio prep mode, shopping for all the essentials we’ll need to make our outdoor space the only place we want to be. But what if you barely have room for a chair outside, let alone a conversation set? Scroll through for 15 space-saving finds to transform your tiny balcony or backyard into a miniature oasis.
Mainstays Belden 3-Piece Swivel High Bistro Set ($199): This darling bistro set trades space-hogging width for height, making it the perfect choice for a less-than-ample outdoor area.
SONOMA Goods for Life Medallion Indoor/Outdoor Stool ($80): This stool was meant to be a colorful accompaniment to a high table or bar, but it just as easily serves as a compact end table to hold your coffee or a citronella candle. PS: Did we mention it's on sale for less than $40?
Threshold Southcrest Wicker Patio Loveseat ($189): Smaller and thinner than your average patio couch, this mini loveseat should be just the right size for hosting guests on a narrow balcony.
Costway Folding Balcony Deck Table ($50): This genius little doodad hangs over the side of your balcony with four adjustable hooks. It also folds into four positions to become an instant table or outdoor desk as necessary.
Patio Sense Arria Bronze Three-Piece Patio Set ($109): You won’t have to worry about this space-friendly set rusting in the rain: Its cast-aluminum composition ensures it’ll weather the storms year-round.
Sunset Pier Collection Gray Corner Chair ($330): On sale for $55, this corner chair was designed as part of a build-your-own sectional set but makes for a perfectly compact solo balcony seat. Hello, new outdoor tea nook!
Wrought Studio Sedlak Outdoor Floor Pillow ($45): When all else fails, grab a comfy pillow and cop a squat on the ground.
Christopher Knight Huron Wood Bar Cart ($122): Take the party with you wherever you go (including your teeny outdoor dwelling) with this petite and portable wood bar cart.
JFSG Bungee Chair ($55): At just eight pounds, this bungee seat is light and portable enough to take along wherever you choose — even your cramped outdoor spot. It holds up to 225 pounds and comes with a 12- month manufacturer’s warranty.
3R Studio Colorblock Hanging Planet with Jute ($35): Why take up precious room on your patio with grounded planter pots when you can display them in such an eye-catching, aerial way?
Urban Cozy Knit 3-Piece Outdoor Poufs and Table Set ($100): If a bistro set seems like a tight squeeze, this cozy and flexible pouf is a perfect alternative. Bonus: It gets gets even *smaller* for storage, with the bottoms of the beige poufs opening with space to conceal the teal table within.
Celia Hammock Chair ($18): This hanging hammock and a good summer read are all you’ll need to achieve instant balcony bliss.
Ink + Ivy Kelsey Round Table ($150): Neutral and weather-resistant, this end table is versatile and out of the way. It’s also plenty useful, with the capacity to hold up to 85 pounds.
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