There’s still plenty of summer left in the season, so if you’re eyeing your patio or deck and wishing it were a little more inviting, we’ve got some ideas for you! Creating an outdoor living room that is just as comfortable as your indoor one doesn’t have to be expensive.
We’ve looked for furniture and accessories that will give your patio, deck or yard an upgraded style and welcoming appeal with just a couple key pieces.
Scroll down to see our picks for the best outdoor living room options for your backyard.
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Home Depot Patio Set
Full Outdoor Living Room Set Under $500
Where to buy: $499 Home Depot
Perhaps the easiest way to create an outdoor room is by buying a complete set. This one from Home Depot comes in at just under $500. It's got a loveseat and two club chairs with cushions as well as a coffee table. It's the perfect set up for outdoor living.
Overstock Belleeze Sunshade
Lounge Chair With Sun Shade
Where to buy: $165 Overstock
There may be no more relaxing way to spend time in your yard than in the comfort of a rocking chair. This one from Overstock is a major upgrade from a traditional chair. It's built as a lounger and comes complete with an attached sun shade. Just grab your favorite book and enjoy your summer.
Amazon Outdoor Living Room Set
Complete Outdoor Living Room Under $400
Where to buy: $399 Amazon
Another solid contender for an outdoor living room set is this one from Wisteria Lane. The gorgeous lounge area is a cinch to put together as well. One reviewer says, "My husband and I are terrible at putting stuff together, but this was so easy! We did it in an hour or so."
Overstock Club Chair
Set of Two Extra-Wide Lounge Chairs
Where to buy: $347 Overstock
If your outdoor space won't quite accommodate an entire living room set, you can opt for a couple of cozy lounge chairs instead. These two modern chairs from Christopher Knight Home are made of durable acacia hardwood and have water-resistant cushions.
Amazon Outdoor Canopy
Outdoor Gazebo With Netting
Where to buy: $169 Amazon
Protect yourself from the summer sun and mosquitos by covering your seating area with a gazebo like this one from Sunjoy. Pop this pretty tent up and line it with outdoor lights if you like to enjoy your summer dinners in the outdoors.
Amazon Outdoor Rug
Outdoor Rug Under $150
Where to buy: $126 Amazon
One of the best ways to pull together an outdoor living space and really make it feel like a room is with a rug. This one with a seashell theme is big enough at 8'x10' to cover a deck or patio and complete your look.
Overstock Bahama Bar Cart
Wicker Outdoor Bar Cart
Where to buy: $163 Overstock
Hosting a party or just a couple of guests during the summer means one thing: you're going to need some refreshments. To enjoy your guests and keep from running inside for drinks, glasses, or snacks, add an outdoor bar cart to your set up.
Home Depot Hampton Bay Chair
Swivel Club Chair
Where to buy: $319 Overstock
Upgrade your usual patio chairs with a club chair. This swivel wicker chair from Hampton Bays just will no doubt become your favorite outdoor chair in no time. It will give you a spot just as comfy as your favorite indoor armchair.
Overstock Sun Lounge
Sun Lounger Under $150
Where to buy: $133 Overstock
Gone are the days of having to peel yourself off of plastic lounge chairs that left marks in your skin. While you might not find a lounge like this in your regular indoor set up, it's a luxurious addition to any outdoor living room.
Overstock Club Chairs
Set of 2 Wicker Side Chairs
Where to buy: $193 Overstock
Just looking for a few nice chairs to add to your patio? If you've already got an outdoor sofa or dining set and are just looking for a few more seating options, we recommend this set of two wicker chairs and cushions for under $200. Pour yourself a nice ice tea or lemonade and enjoy all that summer has to offer from your spot outside.