Patio Furniture Ideas
Patio Furniture Ideas
Patio Furniture care for Those who want to maximize the time they spend outdoors, especially in sunny Arizona – in their patio, deck, or pool – whether with family or friends, need to have outdoor patio furniture that will complement their outdoor space and meet their needs.
There are many outdoor furniture items that you can obtain – such as hammocks, chairs, sofas, sectionals, tables, fire pits, umbrellas, awnings, lights, and so on – that all add to the comfort and beauty of the outdoor space while providing functional seating, storage, or shade.
Selecting outdoor furniture
Selecting outdoor furniture depends on factors such as your needs, proclivities, space availability, budget, time available for maintenance, and so on.
Types of Outdoor Patio Furniture
Depending on your aesthetic choice, budget, and other considerations you can choose outdoor patio furniture made of natural wood, wrought iron, plastic, or vinyl. While natural wood and wrought iron are better looking, and better quality they can be expensive and require plenty of maintenance. Natural wood furniture left outdoors needs to be stained or painted while wrought iron furniture needs to be painted frequently.
Stackable Outdoor Patio Furniture
You could also consider using movable, stackable outdoor patio furniture such as plastic chairs or tables or foldable wooden deck chairs that can be stored inside during winters or hot days in Arizona and other extreme weather conditions. This is a poignant idea especially if you live in an area where Summer is very hot and any furniture left outdoors is likely to be damaged.
While simple benches and chairs provide adequate seating facilities outdoors, if you are looking for greater comfort, you can also pick up outdoor cushions that are more durable even when exposed to the sun.
See also how you build your own Fire Pit
Outdoor Living Room
This outdoor space is complete with a fireplace, sitting area, dining room, and an outdoor kitchen to make it feel just like home. A weatherproof furniture set comes with a couch, coffee table, two chairs, and an ottoman to create the perfect outdoor living room right next to the hearth. Adding a durable area rug completes the look and helps to define the space. Potted plants and throw pillows bring in an extra layer of comfort.
Create a Tranquil Space
With only a few pieces of furniture, you can create a tranquil and relaxing space on your very own porch. Incorporate flowers, water, and rocks for a more natural atmosphere. Here, a simple chair and low coffee table are paired with a woven area rug and some simple flowers and vases to create a calming retreat.
When looking for poolside furniture, keep in mind that furniture and fabrics need to be weatherproof as well as chlorine proof. Metal furniture is always a safe option since it won’t rot with regular exposure to elements like chlorine. Consider finding poolside lounge chairs with wheels so they can easily be moved when the sun changes position.
For a smaller porch or patio, a round table can be the perfect way to create an atmosphere for conversation. Slim folding chairs don’t take up much space yet are comfortable for long summer nights.
Create an intimate setting on any patio by incorporating hanging lights, candles, and flower arrangements. Make the porch even more homey with bright colors and patterns on patio cushions and pillows.
For additional outdoor seating, consider adding a built-in bench to your backyard or porch. This L-shape bench is backed with a modern-looking trellis to create structure as well as privacy. For more storage, install benches with lids to store outdoor toys and equipment.
On this porch, a low, streamlined table is all it takes to make a quaint outdoor dining spot. Double-stacked chair cushions take the place of actual chairs and make the setting feel more intimate. Modern wooden squares hang from a pergola and make a type of chandelier above the table setting.