Create a Dreamy Outdoor Space With These Finds From Ballard Designs

Transform your patio or deck into a luxurious oasis with these stylish outdoor buys.

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April 28, 2022

With its fresh air, chirping birds and warm summer sun, outdoor living season is upon us. Is your space ready? If not, don't worry. Ballard Designs' dreamy outdoor collection is here to help make your patio, deck or any outdoor space relaxing, functional and oh-so-stylish. Whether you love to entertain or you just want a place to kick back and relax, these luxe product buys are just what you need.

Beckon cozy conversation with a pair of luxe lounge chairs and a UV-blocking umbrella, or enjoy a nice meal with family and friends at a durable and beautiful dining set. We've even included some of our favorite decor pieces to add eye-catching charm to your space, from chic outdoor rugs and curtains to stunning planters and string lights. So, if you're looking for a sign to revamp your outdoor living space, this is it. Creating your own backyard paradise is just a few clicks away.

Lounge in Style

When it comes to outdoor lounge furniture, don't sacrifice comfort for style. Ballard Designs' outdoor furniture collection is built for both luxury and durability. Relax poolside on a plush chaise lounge, cozy up with a book on an extra-comfy outdoor sofa or enjoy an afternoon nap on a dreamy cushioned porch swing. Their upholstered pieces are covered with ultra-durable Sunbrella fabric that's resistant to fading, staining and mildew — ideal for an outdoor space. Not sure which cushion color or pattern is right for your patio? Order up to 10 free swatches from their wide variety of fabric selections to compare in person.

Infuse Pattern + Color

Add splashes of playful personality throughout your outdoor space with eye-catching patterns and colors. The best way to infuse these touches is through outdoor pillows and cushions, as well as outdoor rugs and drapery. Create visual interest underfoot with a durable and washable rug that's fade- and mildew-resistant. Spruce up a pergola, entryway or blank wall with Ballard Designs' resort-worthy outdoor curtains constructed of extra-thick Sunbrella fabric that feature weighted corners to help prevent billowing. Tie all the patterns and hues together with coordinating throw pillows to make your lounge furniture extra cozy.

Dine Alfresco

Take advantage of warmer weather and move mealtime outside with a beautiful outdoor dining set. Ballard Designs has just the dining table shape to best fit your space, including round, oval, rectangular and square shapes. Choose your new dining furniture in high-quality and durable finishes such as metal, wood, tiled-mosaic and more to blend beautifully with the rest of your decor. With seating to accommodate the whole family, whether it's four people or 12 people, these stunning sets are ideal for breezy alfresco entertaining.

Create Stylish Shade

Make the most out of your outdoor area — and beat the heat — with stylish shade for your deck. Ballard Designs offers a wide selection of umbrellas and stands featuring high-quality outdoor fabrics and durable materials. The Auto-Tilt Umbrella is made from UV-blocking Sunbrella fabric and tilts with a simple turn of the crank. Choose from 29 stunning colors and striped patterns to complement your space. Or, add a touch of whimsy with a scalloped-edge canopy paired with a weatherproof stand that doubles as a side table. For protective shade without blocking the view, opt for an umbrella with an extra-strong cantilever arm.

Accent With Decor

Put the finishing touches on your outdoor space with the addition of stylish outdoor decor. This stunning chinoiserie planter will instantly boost any patio's appeal thanks to its striking white porcelain decorated with floral motifs in blue. If you lack a green thumb, opt for a lush and full faux boxwood ball to fill the planter — rated for up to 10 years of outdoor use! Illuminate and emit a soft glow over your new space with a few strands of globe string lights. Continue the inviting glow of light with a large glass and gold lantern that holds up to three 3" pillar candles. And during the day, the lantern serves double duty as a chic decor piece.

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