As we cruise into the unofficial final weekend of summer, you’re probably looking to your backyard as a place to kick back and enjoy this Labor Day break without the crowds. But while you lounge, you may notice it’s due for a style refresh.
We’ve got just the thing. Like every other week of this crazy year, we’re back with some Insta-fresh decor therapy, this time with a focus on your favorite outdoor spaces.
So whether your long weekend consists of hosting a few friends for a socially distanced cookout or sipping iced tea on the front porch while catching up on your latest pandemic book club read, check out this list of our top five trending outdoor looks—from Instagram’s hottest design accounts, straight into your place. Because while summer is almost over, we’re betting you’re going to want to make the most of those outdoor spaces for as long as you can.
1. Wicker lighting
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If you want a fresh outdoor pendant that won’t go out of style, look no further than this dreamy wicker lighting featured by @urbangrayhome.
“Wicker is a classic outdoor material,” says designer Colin Haentjens, of The Knobs Company. “It goes beyond furniture, and the woven texture provides a handmade feel to your porch, pairing well with rustic decor.”
Get the look: Spruce up your space in a classic style with one of these Cabo woven pendant lights from Crate & Barrel.
2. French pottery
Another traditional look that’s really tugging on our heartstrings in these final dog days of summer is blue and white French pottery, like these planters featured by @_havensent_.
“Classic blue has been a prominent trend in 2020,” says decor blogger Bridget Shannon of A French Tulip. “Blue is a very versatile color, and makes the greens, purples, and even pinks of surrounding plants pop even more. Use French pottery to add a polished look to a patio, porch, or entryway.”
Get the look: Shop this blue and white ceramic planter from Williams-Sonoma to bring a bit of polished sophistication to your front porch.
3. Nesting daybeds
Labor Day weekend used to be about hosting great parties, but in these pandemic times, it’s become more about sinking deep into a comfy chair and relaxing. And nothing will have you sipping those final summer cocktails in style quite like one of these nesting daybeds featured by @vlentine.
“The nesting daybed is a perfect example of outdoor furniture that brings the same comfort as indoor furniture—a trend that’s here to stay,” says Shannon.
“The natural wicker material is not only stylishly appealing but also environmentally friendly and topped with a soft cushion and mounds of pillows that make you want to sink right into it,” she says.
Get the look: Snag a daybed that works as hard as you do with this Rattana daybed from One Kings Lane.
4. Green pumpkins
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Fall is right around the corner, and one way to celebrate the transition (without hauling out those Halloween decorations) is with a few green and white pumpkins, like the festive selection featured by @cassandradesign.
“When September comes, there’s always the temptation to leap immediately into the oranges and reds of fall in your decor, but I always advise to fight that urge,” Shannon says.
“Instead, celebrate the greens, beiges, purples, and blues of this month,” she says. “These pumpkins bring the hint of fall with colors that blend with the outdoor colors of September.”
Get the look: Head to your local nursery, or shop the amazing collection of faux pumpkins and fall decor at Michaels.
5. Outdoor area rug
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Cherish these last few warm summer days by pulling out all the stops to make your backyard space look and feel its best. One way to do that is with an outdoor area rug like this one from @westelm.
“By taking the time to define outdoor spaces that complement nature, you turn a desolate deck or patio into an extension of your living room,” says Haentjens.
“When shopping for rugs and other accessories, consider the surrounding finishes, including the ground, exterior walls, and even interior design if it’s visible,” he adds.
Get the look: Find the perfect outdoor rug for your space by heading straight to the source and shopping this collection from West Elm.
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