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5 Easy Tips For Decorating A Small Patio

Jun 13th 2018

When it comes to decorating, space isn’t always an option. With limited patio space, it can often be difficult to find the right furniture to create the look that you want. Many people will just give up early on. They’ll add a grill and a couple chairs and call it a day. But with some time and a little bit of planning, you can transform your patio into the perfect little space. Here are some design tips to help you decorate a smaller patio.

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Keep It Simple:

You don’t want to overstuff your smaller space and make it feel cramped. Do you want the focus of your patio to be a  dining table set? Are you looking to relax on some resin wicker furniture? Plan out your purpose and style ahead of time, choose your course of action, and fill your patio with more of a minimalist approach.

Scale Down Your Decor: 

Keeping most of your items smaller in size can help you maximize your limited space and keep it from feeling crowded. One or two if your items can be a bit larger if you’d like them to stand out and set the scene.

Use Unique Pieces: 

When it comes to unconventional decor, less is more. This is perfect for decorating small spaces. Adding a couple of vintage pieces can immediately add a little character to a space and give it the pop that it needs.

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Mix In Some Color:

Much like above, adding a little bit of color to bring a bit of pop to your patio can help distract from the limited space. Mixing in a few brighter accessories to a neutral toned theme could be all that you need. Think about adding some color with this  2-piece Wicker Patio Orange Cushion Loveseat and Coffee Table Set. You could also think about adding some colorful outdoor pillows, or maybe an outdoor rug.


Not just for indoors, adding mirrors can create the illusion of greater depth, helping to give the illusion of a larger patio. Be sure the mirror you have is built for outdoors, and that you set it up to withstand wind and keep it from falling and shattering.

Think Vertical: 

With limited space, you won’t be able to go wide with most of your decor, so go high instead! Use your walls to help complete the look. For example, adding shelves to your patio can allow you to decorate without cluttering things up.

Using these tips, it won’t take much for you to completely transform your patio. So take some time, browse our  patio furniture and patio decor selection, and find the items you need to create the perfect patio for your home.

5 Easy Tips For Decorating A Small Patio

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