Decorating doesn't stop just because we're spending more time outdoors. In our book, it's just another reason to invest in bold new décor. I mean, what better way to highlights your best patio furniture buys than by furnishing it with a handful of beautiful accessories?
Now, we are realists here at Real Homes, so we know what you're thinking: after splurging on a brand-new set of patio chairs and a brand-new outdoor dining table, funds might be running a bit low.
But giving your backyard a glow up doesn't have to break the bank. The trick is simple, and it's all about being mindful of what you buy and where you buy it. Our secret weapon: Walmart.
The budget-friendly retailer has stepped up their outdoor décor game this year, and we've picked out nine outdoor décor buys we'll be adding to our carts ASAP. Not only will every piece refresh your space, but leave it looking so luxe, guests won't believe you found these items at Walmart.
1. Start with this Tik Tok-approved egg chair
Better Homes & Gardens Ventura Stationery Outdoor Kid's Egg Chair for $127, at Walmart
Sure, sure: this Walmart egg chair might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of outdoor decor, but stay with us here it is. Aside from being Tik Tok-approved, this rattan piece of furniture is not only perfectly on-trend with the season but will instantly update any outdoor dining table or accent table you might have currently on display.
2. Elevate furniture with this multi-colored pillow
Better Homes & Gardens 13" x 19" Lumbar, Multi Stripe Outdoor Toss Pillow for $12.82, at Walmart
Transform your outdoor space with the help of this 13” x 19” lumbar-shaped pillow featuring a multi-colored front, solid back, and corner tassels.
3. Keep warm with this functional and fashionable piece
Mainstays Large Outdoor Patio Heater, Powder Coat Brown for $109, at Walmart
This heater has up to 40,000 BTUs variable output to keep you nice and warm during the cooler months. It features a double door design for easy access to the cylinder housing, wheels for easy mobility, thermocouple and anti-tilt safety devices, a pre-assembled regulator, and an easy-to-use push that turns the ignition.
4. Protect yourself from the sun with this safe and stylish solution
Mainstays 9' Outdoor Tilt Market Patio Umbrella for $39.97, at Walmart
Add a splash of color to your outdoor space with this 9-inch umbrella available in a slew of shades. Suitable for the deck or patio, this easy-to-open piece features a polyester canopy that provides plenty of shading.
5. Showcase greenery in this pretty planter
Better Homes & Gardens Brynn 10in Round Concrete Planter for $24.82, at Walmart
Allow this medium-sized planter to bring sculptural beauty to patios or front porches. With a diamond-designed wooden stand that elevates derns and other leggy plants off the floor, the drainage plug keeps things convenient when watering plants.
6. Set the mood with a string of lights
Better Homes & Gardens 22ft Outdoor LED Cafe String Lights l
Was $40.94, Now $29.66, at Walmart
Conceive a striking display with these LED Cafe String Lights. Made of industrial-strength wire, these multi-string lights have spacing between them and include low-wattage LED bulbs. Fantastic for connecting end-to-end, these lights allow you to string several sets together.
7. Stay sustainable with these solar-powered lights
Better Homes & Gardens Solar Powered Warm White LED Pendant Lanterns, Pack of 2 for $9.97, at Walmart
Solar-powered and equipped with a built-in sensor to automatically power on at dusk, this set makes outdoor decorating a breeze. The warm white illumination is a stylish way to enjoy more of your outdoor space long after the sun goes down.
8. Hang a hammock
Mainstays Finne Isle Quilted Outdoor Double Hammock l
Was $89.99, Now $55.99, at Walmart
For those dealing with bigger spaces in their backyard, a hammock is an excellent solution that won't break the bank. Take this one, for example, the clean woven mint green stripes look exceptional, and thanks to its strong polyester material is can hold up to 400lbs comfortably.
9. Transform spaces with a rug
Better Homes & Gardens Navy Jeweled Medallion Woven Outdoor Rug, 5' x 7' for $49.88, at Walmart
Made from durable, weather-resistant materials, this rectangle rug will remodel your backyard in a matter of seconds. Pair with current furniture to elevate your aesthetic or use it as a focal point to create definition, either way, it's sure to sizzle in style.