Published on July 11, 2019

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If you’re lucky enough to live somewhere with year-round sun—Californians, we’re looking at you—having a properly decked outdoor space is of the essence. If you have yet to get your backyard ready for outdoor get-togethers and lazy Sundays spent soaking up the sun, now is the time. For everyone else who’s living the four-season life, consider this inspiration…and the fact that there’s always next year.
We turned to Walmart’s DIY and Done section to source the furniture that will help you do just that. The best part? You won’t have to fork over your barbecue budget to revamp your space.

Something to Lounge On

Stretching out on a towel laid straight on the ground gets old fast. Not only is this cushioned chaise longue way more comfortable, it’s guaranteed to become the focal point of your pool deck. Bonus points for this one’s elegant wood frame.  

A Trendy Accent Chair

Bookend this hanging seat with a pair of potted plants—hello, personal jungle—a vibrantly patterned rug, and a side table, and you’ll have yourself the ultimate outdoor reading nook.

A Pop of Color to Contrast With All That Blue

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Yellow is the unofficial/official color of the season and we can’t think of a better way to embrace it than with this patio umbrella.

A Place to Hang Out

Hammocks make everything better, wouldn’t you say? Handwoven and detailed with a tasseled fringe, this macramé version is equal parts cool and comfortable.

An On-Demand Cocktail Station

The fun blue finish and streamlined build of this table are two of the many reasons we’re loving it. Couple it with margarita ingredients and a set of high-top stools and you have yourself an alfresco bar.

A Gathering Spot

This is the seat the family will be glued to for the season. Its ash gray finish and clean lines earmark it as a piece that will go with everything.

A Catchall for Essentials

Prop this portable metal side table by the pool to corral your sunscreen, current novel, and a colorful set of solid striped fouta towels. Off-season, it can serve the same function by the tub.

See more outdoor ideas:
Whoa, This Exterior Before and After Cost Less Than $1,000
We’ve Rounded Up All the Outdoor Essentials for Your Chicest Summer Yet
These 20 Outdoor Chairs Are So Good, You’ll Want to Bring Them Inside