5 chic garden chair cushions to add a splash of colour to your outdoor space

These garden chair cushions will max the comfort of any garden seat – and all for under £50! Grab them today to get your outdoor living space ready for better weather

decking with floor cushions and garden chair cushions
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Garden chair cushions can make such a difference to that old garden bench, uncomfortable lounger or solid wood Adirondack. They are an affordable way to add comfort to your existing garden furniture, and – as these options show – perfect for throwing a splash of colour in your outdoor living space. 

We have found some fab options from various stores to give your garden a makeover for less than £50 a pop. Check them out, then if it has inspired your to up your garden lounging game, check out these garden furniture sales for new seating and more,

1. Take it to the tropics with influence from flora and fauna

Toucan and cactus chair cushion

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We always look to tropical trends for a fast way to add colour and this toucan cushion from Dunelm is serving up holiday vibes with aplomb. This option is reversible and features one of our favourite colour combos of pink and green – perfect for a natural garden setting. 

Fiesta Toucan Water Resistant Cushion | £10 on Dunelm

You can always rely on Dunelm for some affordable but fabulous accessories. This water resistant cushion is a great starting point for your outdoor living décor theme – take hot pinks, lush greens and splashes of orange and find throws, lantern lights and garden tableware to match. Viva la fiesta!View Deal

2. Simple stripes

Wilko striped garden chair cushion

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Add a nautical or beachy touch to your garden with classic striped cushions. It is hard not to think of the British seaside when you see these simple striped cushions and the blue can be paired with zesty yellow or even coral pink to bring a more contemporary feel.

Blue Stripe Garden Seat Pad | £6 or 4 for £20 on Wilko

Classic stripes are perfect for traditional spaces. These water-repellant seat pads have ties so are designed for use on dining sets. We appreciate how compact and easy to store they are too!View Deal

3. Choose a geometric print

Bloomsbury Jacquard triangle garden chair cushions

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Geometric prints are so versatile and can feel like a safer way to add colour and pattern. We love these jacquard triangle print cushions from Wayfair that feel as good as they look. As you can see, the grey and mustard work well together so that is your colour palette sorted!

Bloomsbury Jacquard Triangle Seat Cushions (set of 2) | £39.99 on Wayfair

Great both inside and out, these jacquard cushions are perfect for a modern or Scandi-style garden set up. They come in punchy mustard, or cool grey and would be perfect for mix and match.View Deal

4. Make it loud with rainbow scatter cushions

Gardenista colourful garden chair cushions on a pallet sofa

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As well as seat cushions, scatter cushions will make your outdoor space much more comfortable. If you are working with a neutral canvas, bright cushions in every colour of the rainbow are sure to add some wow to your outdoor living room. These cushions come in packs of two, so you can choose a couple of complementary colours and mix with some printed cushions in similar shades. 

Gardenista Premium Water Resistant 18" Outdoor Scatter Cushions (2 pack) | £35.97 on Amazon

This range comes in 12 colours and all are water resistant, so while you will want to put them away at night, they can handle a bit of drizzle (or a few spilt drinks...).View Deal

5. Use floor cushions for Bali beds and sofas

Maisons du Monde Marga Outdoor Floor Cushion in Yellow Cotton with Graphic Print 80x80

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Don't restrict your search to seat pads and garden chair cushions – there are so many gorgeous floor cushions that can be used alone or to pad up a large lounger, or garden bed. The Marga from Maisons du Monde brings a pop of sunshine yellow in a pretty print that works amazingly well with traditional and boho settings. 

Marga Outdoor Floor Cushion in Yellow Cotton with Graphic Print 80x80 | £49.93 Maisons du Monde

This big comfy cushion can be used for upping the comfort of your garden sofa set, or throw it on the floor and you have an extra seat. View Deal

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Lindsey Davis
Lindsey Davis

Lindsey is Associate Editor of Realhomes.com and has been working on our home interest websites for six years. When she isn't reviewing products for our buying guides, or searching for the best Black Friday bargains, she can be found rearranging her furniture or cooking something new. She aspires to build her own home, but for now is busy tackling the ever-growing list of projects in her Victorian cottage.