10 IKEA Products That Prove Their Outdoor Selection Is Worth a Second Look

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When you're ready for a patio refresh, you might be wondering how to redesign your outdoor space without breaking the bank. Thanks to our friends at IKEA, you can go all-in on making your balcony, porch, or backyard shine—and with this fresh line of outdoor products, you’ll never want to go back inside. 

The Swedish home furnishing store is filled with stylish, wallet-friendly outdoor finds that you’ll want to add to your cart ASAP. Shop our favorite products and get inspired to create your own backyard oasis

Below, read on to find 10 of our favorite IKEA picks that prove their outdoor selection is worth a second look.

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MÄLLSTEN Decking

MÄLLSTEN Decking

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Tiles add so much pizzazz to a small outdoor space, and these couldn’t be more affordable or faster to install. With an easy-to-assemble underlayment, simply click them together and place your tiles in each square—no help from the pros required. Since these tiles are weatherproof, they'll be able to handle the wear and tear on your balcony with ease.

MÄLLSTEN Decking
IKEA MÄLLSTEN Decking (9 square feet) $30
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CASHEWÄPPLE Hanging Planter

CASHEWÄPPLE Hanging Planter

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IKEA always makes it easy to stock up on the classics without breaking the bank, and this white hanging planter—which costs just $6—is an outdoor essential. Grab a few and add lush, trailing plants to your patio. A bit of greenery goes a long way in making your space feel like a lively, welcoming oasis.

CASHEWÄPPLE Hanging Planter
IKEA CASHEWÄPPLE Hanging Planter $6
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SOLARVET LED String Lights

SOLARVET LED String Lights

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Every outdoor space needs a classic set of string lights to bring a warm, comfortable glow to evenings on the porch. These lights are just under $20, and thanks to their LED bulbs, you won't have to worry about them burning out anytime soon. Make a ritual of plugging them in each evening to signal to yourself that the workday is over—then pour a glass of wine and get ready to relax.

If you plan to use your outdoor space regularly, set your lights on a timer for an effortless glow that's ready to enjoy when you get home.

SOLARVET LED String Lights
IKEA SOLARVET LED String Lights $18
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FREDÖN Hammock

FREDÖN Hammock

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We love a good relaxing afternoon in the hammock, but we also know that hammocks are typically one of the more expensive outdoor purchases to upgrade your backyard. But your budget won't break with this sleek, minimalistic option from IKEA: At $40, you'll be laying back to enjoy your space in no time. Hang it between two trees in your favorite backyard spot, or opt for the accompanying IKEA hammock stand for just $74. It even comes with a built-in pocket to stash books, magazines, phones, and other small items, so you won't have to worry about finding an accent table for your essentials.

FREDÖN Hammock
IKEA FREDÖN Hammock $40
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KLÖVEN Deck Chair

KLÖVEN Deck Chair

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You can never go wrong with a timeless Adirondack chair. These look just as nice on the front porch as they do on the back patio, and they're great for reading, long chats with friends, or watching the kids as they play in the yard. While this classic furniture tends to cost a few hundred dollars per chair, IKEA's sturdy option made of eucalyptus wood is only $99—and it comes in both dark and light finishes to match any style.

KLÖVEN Deck Chair
IKEA KLÖVEN Deck Chair $99
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HAVSTEN Sofa

havsten sofa

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Set up a projector and enjoy date night at home as you kick back and relax on this stylish outdoor sofa featuring water-resistant seating. Its simple beige color can blend with virtually any style, and it adds a modern touch to any outdoor space. We love the open-frame design with stylish buckles and removable cushions for easy cleaning. Similar designs from popular brands can cost upwards of $2,000—but our friends at IKEA have a beautiful option for just $720. This durable statement piece can add comfortable seating to your patio for years to come.

havsten sofa
IKEA HAVSTEN Sofa $720
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LÄCKÖ Table and Chairs

LÄCKÖ Table

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Enjoy a cup of coffee at your very own bistro table every morning as if you’re starting the day in a beautiful European city. As a full set with two cushioned chairs, this $117 dining table from IKEA is affordable and stylish all the same. With a powder-coated steel frame, you can sit back comfortably knowing your outdoor furniture can withstand the weather no matter the season.

LÄCKÖ Table and Chairs
IKEA LÄCKÖ Table and Chairs $117
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VATTENKRASSE Watering Can

VATTENKRASSE Watering Can

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This $10 watering can is so chic that you’ll actually want to keep it out on display as a piece of outdoor décor. We love the sturdy steel materials making up the can and its handle with a metallic gold flair for a modern touch. Bonus: Your plant babies will appreciate the gentle waterings to stay hydrated even when they're in direct sunlight on the patio.

VATTENKRASSE Watering Can
IKEA VATTENKRASSE Watering Can $10
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KALAS Plate

Kalas plates outside.

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What's an alfresco dining table without a beautiful set of seasonal dishware to accompany it? The whole family will appreciate these cute plastic plates that are super outdoor-friendly and easy to clean. Since they’re just $1.99 for a six-pack, you'll be able to stock up on plenty of extra sets for entertaining guests at barbecues and outdoor gatherings.

KALAS Plae
IKEA KALAS Plate (Set of 6) $2
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TÖMMERBY Rug

TÖMMERBY Rug

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The finishing touch: Add an outdoor rug to tie your space together with the style of a modern living area that can also withstand the weather. This reversible option proves that indoor/outdoor rugs don't have to be boring. Why not have some fun with patterns on your front porch by displaying this green and white beauty? We love how the earthy hues can complement a modern space or bring a green touch to an eclectic outdoor design.

TÖMMERBY Rug
IKEA TÖMMERBY Rug $70
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