Backyard Bliss: 10 Outdoor Inspirations
Summer is on the horizon! We are here to kick off our the most adored season with 10 of our favorite backyard inspirations. It’s time for pool parties and late night fire pits, and what better way to celebrate than with some major outdoor inspo? Scroll down to get in the mood for summer festivities and shop all of the looks. Whether you have a large patio or a small porch, these looks can work for anyone’s backyard!
I spy a lemon tree! This backyard bar creates the perfect space to cool off and sip some lemonade.
Tip: To save on costs but still add the perfect amount of color and pattern to your outdoor space, only tile the top portion of the bar base.
Swing into summer with these super popular hanging rattan chairs. Your backyard will thank you!
Tip: Instead of hanging metal chains that can rust and stain the porch swing finish, attach them with thick ropes. In addition to it’s strength and durability, your space will be looking coastal and chic.
Even hot summer days can’t pull you away from your favorite TV shows! How sophisticated is this dark stone outdoor fireplace?
Tip: Finish off your seating area with an indoor outdoor rug to add softness. In addition to the fireplace flames, incorporate even more warmth with these candle lantern sets.
Now this is what I call making the most of your tiny backyard! The blue and white patterned cement tile certainly packs a punch.
Tip: Want some variety in your dining area? Switch up the heads of the table by using a larger chair with different texture than the side chairs.
There’s something about string lights and hanging lanterns that make a backyard so whimsical and romantic, don’t you think?
Tip: To achieve the greatest amount of light over your patio while also keeping it oh-so stylish, hang your string lights in a zig-zag formation.
This nautical lounge area sure does make a splash! Not to mention, the cool colors from the chairs and the trees are making me want to take a dip in the pool.
Tip: Opt for a darker chair cushion so it can withstand weather conditions and sunscreen spots. Nevertheless, you can always contrast your dark chair with a white bolster pillow!
Crisp and clean is what this outdoor shower screams. The shiplap ceiling pairs perfectly with the gray paneled saloon door. And there is more repetition going on with the shower head and the vintage light!
Tip: Lighting is key! For those late night beach goers who want to rinse off before going into the house, top your backyard shower with a semi flush-mount light.
One of my favorite backyard incorporations is the vertical garden. It adds extra height and if you don’t have a grass yard, this is the perfect way to integrate that fresh pop of greenery!
Tip: Don’t have a giant blank wall to work with? Hang some roped planters on your balcony to create your own hanging garden.
You’re never too old to roast some marshmallows around the fire with friends! In this case, you can make s’mores in style.
Tip: Opting for a freestanding fire pit rather than a built-in one can give you the option of moving it freely around the backyard. Even better, this fire pit can be purchased with a matching concrete propane tank cover so your area looks aesthetically pleasing all around.
Everyone needs an outdoor oasis to escape to. This backyard seating is the ultimate comfortable yet stylish getaway.
Tip: For the main furniture pieces, start with a neutral color palette. Then play with pattern by mixing and matching fun bright pillows that you can easily switch out every few years.
So, there you have it! I hope this outdoor inspiration roundup has inspired you to shop away and blissfully enjoy your backyard this summer.
For more inspiration, follow our Oh Outdoors! Pinterest board!
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