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Small Patio Decorating Ideas

Small patio design ideas

Small Patio Decorating Ideas

Turn your small outdoor patio into a cozy retreat with these fun, innovative small patio decorating ideas. Whether you enjoy some quiet reading time or gathering friends and neighbors for summer get-togethers, primping your patio adds a welcoming touch to your outdoor space.

Here are some small patio decorating ideas to inspire your outdoor space.

Hang a Porch Swing

Nothing is more inviting than a cozy porch swing. It’s a classic feature that brings a sense of calm and inspires conversation.

Porch swing
Max Kim-Bee via Country Living

Add a Screen of Plants

This wooden screen with layered plants offers some outdoor privacy and protection, while giving off a retreat-like calming vibe. A lounge chair and sexy side table completes the space; perfect for a good book and cup of coffee.

Screen of plants
Ryann Ford via

Build a Bench

Another great way to decorate your small patio is adding a built-in bench to the perimeter of your patio is a clever and innovative way to maximize space while adding charm as well as extra seating.

Wrap-around bench
Better Homes & Gardens

Find a Tiny Table

When space is at a premium, a fun and colorful tiny side table is your best partner for holding your morning coffee, a favorite book, or a soothing candle.

Tiny table
All Put Together via Good Housekeeping

Functional Furniture

This fun and functional table planter is a unique way to add a touch of nature to your small outdoor patio. It’s not only the perfect resting spot for a refreshing beverage but it’s sure to be a conversation starter. You can also plant herbs in the table – such as basil, thyme or mint – making them easy to reach for your iced tea or while cooking your next meal.

Table planter
Today’s Nest via Good Housekeeping

Pergola with Farm Table

A pergola, lined with white wisteria, shades this patio with a gorgeous farm table and wicker chairs.

If you are thinking about how to design your outdoor patio space, our blog about creating an outdoor entertaining space can help you determine the various elements you’ll need to consider. Read more about backyard design trends to make your outdoor space the perfect summer sanctuary.

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