Splurge or Save? Trendy Patio Furniture for Every Budget
Give your patio a facelift just in time for summer.
It's that time of year again. Porches and patios everywhere are having their moment in the sun, and homeowners everywhere are inspecting their outdoor furniture a little more closely. We all want our outdoor spaces to feel just as inviting as our indoor spaces, but sometimes dated furniture gets in the way. If you’re looking to update your outdoor furniture this year, I’m here to help. I’ve rounded up a few of the trendiest pieces this season, each with a budget-friendly option and a splurge-worthy option. Take a look, and see what you think.
COLORFUL LOUNGE CHAIR
Any old, metal lawn chair can be used to make this adorable macramé stunner.
Splurge: $399, westelm.com
Hand-woven from all-weather wicker, this color-blocked beauty is made to withstand the elements.
Make your own bench in one weekend with our DIY project. Bonus: This bench offers hidden storage under the seat.
Splurge: $1,249, potterybarn.com
English garden-inspired details and grade-A teak make this bench noteworthy.
BLACK ROPE DINING CHAIR
Save: $349.99 (set of 4), target.com
These armless, wrought-iron dining chairs are stylish yet budget-friendly.
Splurge: $299 (1), crateandbarrel.com
This chic chair is made of hand-woven synthetic resin rope, which is colorfast and UV-resistant.
METAL + WOOD DINING TABLE
Save: $419.99, target.com
Made of eucalyptus hardwood and wrought iron, this dining table is trendy and weather-resistant.
Splurge: $695, thosbaker.com
Similar in design, this dining table consists of teak and powder-coated steel.
TROPICAL CHAISE LOUNGE
Do you already have an old wood chaise? Instead of trashing it, redo it with our easy-to-follow instructions.
Splurge: $798, serenaandlily.com
How can a lounge chair be so dreamy? Sigh.
Save: $299.95, pier1.com
A powder-coated steel frame offers sturdiness, while synthetic rattan allows a slightly lower price point.
Splurge: $598, anthropologie.com
Intricately detailed macramé makes this just as much of an art piece as it is a hanging chair.
CONCRETE COFFFEE TABLE
Save: $349, westelm.com
This chunky drum table pairs well with industrial or bohemian style.
Splurge: $699, cb2.com
Matte black metal legs give this handmade table a sleek, modern look.
Save: DIY It
All you need for this super-simple DIY project is an old wheelbarrow and a few tools.
Splurge: $199, grandinroad.com
Powder-coated steel ensures this chair is sturdy and weatherproof, while its ability to rock ensures comfort.