10 Ways to Spruce up a Small Outdoor Space

Be it for a petite deck, patio, or balcony, here are our top finds for getting high style with a small footprint

Johanna Silver
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Hitting the Minibar

Get ready to party with this portable outdoor bar cart. Wheels enable quick repositioning of food and bevies in even the tightest space.
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Table for Two

Not only are these the perfectly pint-sized table and chairs for a petite patio, but also all three fold up even smaller when not in use. Not that you’ll ever want to stow away this weather-resistant, rustic set.
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Hanging Out

Out of floor space? No problem—hang a planter. Mid-century design meets eco-friendliness with this hanging planter, cut from sustainably-harvested maple europly wood and suspended via a brass ceiling chain.
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Super Cozy

Sometimes all it takes is a little warmth to keep the good times rolling. Consider this waffle throw, spongy and soft, made from organic cotton. Best news: you can just throw it in the wash when needed.
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Double Duty

Get your fix of art and plants with this brilliant heart-shaped planter. The frame, made in California, comes filled with sphagnum moss, the perfect medium to tuck in succulents.
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Small Yet Mighty

With a circumference of just 18 inches, this all-weather table is perfect for a tight spot. Made from recycled milk jugs and available in a variety of colors, you can host an outdoor party and save the world at the same time. Good job, you!
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This Little Light of Mine

Add ambiance by tucking these candle holders right into your planters or even floral arrangements. They’ll add sparkle to your yard without taking up an inch of unnecessary space.
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No Soil Needed

You don’t need soil—or even a green thumb—to keep air plants alive. Set yourself up for success with this California-made Tillandsia holder. Each powder-coated steel vessel includes an air plant. Care couldn’t be easier: once a week, slide out the wire-wrapped plant and dunk both wire and plant in water overnight.
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Warm Buns

From the power design duo, siblings Miranda and Aaron Jones, comes the latest in heated outdoor furniture—the Kosmos. Lighter and smaller than any of the other chairs in the Galanter & Jones collection, this model enables you to experience the magic of heated seating even in the smallest of spaces.
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Roll out the Carpet

It turns out that the rug really does tie the room together—outdoors, too. We’re fans of FabHabitat for their recycled plastic rugs that are mold-, mildew-, and UV-resistant, and, best of all, feel great underfoot.