Original Illustration by Stephanie DeAngelis
One of our favorite things about summer is all the added time spent exploring the great outdoors—even if that just means the patio. Backyard décor is the perfect excuse for curating a tranquil sanctuary for revelry and relaxation on your own turf. Whether you're looking to host an impromptu block party, end-of-summer barbecue, or simply chill alfresco, the right accoutrements will make all the difference.
When it comes to transforming a space, there's nothing more turnkey that the one-stop shopping experience. To make things as simple as possible, we rounded up our favorite affordable outdoor summer décor finds from CB2. After our rundown of luxurious yet budget-friendly additions, you'll be fully outfitted to close out the best weather of the year in style. From the perfect poolside lounger to outdoor entertaining accessories, these chic and easy finds are practically a party in themselves. Clear your schedule, and get ready to soak up some rays.
Nothing invites a proper siesta like a super-cozy hammock. In fact, why not buy two?
We're crazy for this chic sun shade after seeing it poolside at Ace Hotel Palm Springs. The rotatable design promises to give your outdoor space all the turned-out luxury of a resort.
Oil lamps are refillable, making for sophisticated mood lighting that will last all year.
If you have a pool, investing in acrylic or plastic glassware is an absolute must. Keep things pretty unbreakable in pink with this perfectly poised hue.
Architectural planters are a great way to divide space. Create separate, distinct areas for lounging and entertaining with greenery.
The vibrant azure hue of these festive bowl sets make them the perfect carrier for all those party chips and dips.
Add a pop of color without having to undertake a paint job via hued accessories.
A striped lounger harkens back to major bygone Hollywood glamour. Sunbathing never looked so chic.
A fire pit is always a crowd-pleaser. Be prepped in advance for cooler months. S'mores season is coming.
These durable string lights provide festive party décor that will hold up all season; no need to take them down post-bash.
Hosting a tailgate party? From bottles of rosé to cases of beer, self-serve beverage buckets are too easy for group hangs.
The layered, geometric appeal of this artful shelf doubles as either outdoor-party serving station or plant sanctuary.
A bold chessboard pattern makes us want to picnic. Stock up on an outdoor set of linens that hold up against the elements.
What are your favorite stores to shop for outdoor décor? We want to know what you love.