10 Furniture and Decor Pieces to Create the Ultimate Boho Outdoor Space

published Jun 18, 2020
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If there’s one thing to look forward to this summer, it’s enjoying a cocktail, book, nap, cup of coffee, etc., in the perfect outdoor space (if you have access to one, of course). Whether you’re an apartment dweller or a homeowner, creating an outdoor space that feels like your own personal oasis is a summer bucket list item. While you can bring just about any design element to your outdoor area, there’s nothing like boho style to make your space feel relaxed, comfortable, and downright inviting. To help you create the ultimate outdoor chill space, we’re rounding up our favorite outdoor boho pieces that are guaranteed to elevate your balcony or patio.

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1. Bungalow Rose Conn 3-Piece Seating Group

A great outdoor space starts with a solid seating set. We love this 3-piece rattan bistro set, featuring sturdy steel frames and stylish rattan details. Effortlessly cool and casual, this set makes for a great foundation for building any outdoor area. 

Buy: Bungalow Rose Conn 3-Piece Seating Group, $523.97 $309.99 from Wayfair

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2. Emerson Indoor/Outdoor Area Rug

Just because you’re building an outdoor space doesn’t mean it shouldn’t be cozy, too. This black and graphite woven rug will add a polished look to your space, while also making it cozier. Handwoven from recycled plastic bottles, this indoor-outdoor rug is every bit sustainable as it is chic. Plus, the mixed pattern easily hides dirt and stains, making it ideal for all your outdoor entertaining needs. 

Buy: Emerson Indoor/Outdoor Area Rug—5’x8′, $249.99 $174.99 from World Market

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3. Stoneware Flower Pot

Make your plants pop by placing them in a stylish flower pot. This stoneware pot has an eye-catching pattern that will elevate any plant you pair it with. It has an 8-inch diameter, making it perfect for apartment dwellers with smaller spaces.

Buy: Stoneware Flower Pot, $29.95 from Peace & Riot

4. Waterproof Outdoor Pillow Cover

Add a pop of color to your patio furniture with colorful accents, like these waterproof pillow covers. There are a few different patterns available, but we love the orange to add a little personality. You can also mix and match the orange and blue prints to give your space some spunk and keep your guests comfortable.

Buy: Waterproof Outdoor Pillow Cover, $86.20 $67.36 from Lakay Designs

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5. Riley Handcrafted Rattan Lanterns

What’s an outdoor space without cozy lighting? Stick to the boho theme by adding some fun lanterns. These handcrafted rattan lanterns add texture and ambiance to your space, plus let you enjoy your time outdoors even when the sun goes down. Just add flickering candles and you’ll be ready for soirees all summer. 

Buy: Riley Handcrafted Rattan Lanterns, starts at $59 $39 from Pottery Barn

6. Red Trimmed Placemat

If you’re planning to do lots of outdoor dining, you’ll want some functional placemats to add to the mix. These woven seagrass placemats trimmed in red will not only protect your table, but they’ll add a fun pop to your dining set. Pair with a colorful plate and your tablescape will be totally Instagram-worthy. 

Buy: Red Trimmed Placemat, $11 from Effortless Composition

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7. Spider Plant

Of course, no boho outdoor space is complete without ample greenery. If you’re worried about plant maintenance, snag a spider plant. These vibrant plants are super low-maintenance and only need to be watered every few days—perfect for those of us who are plant-care noobs. 

Buy: Spider Plant, $35 from Bloomscape

8. Kate Spade New York Citrus Twist Melamine Plate

For outdoor dining, you’ll need a durable set of dinnerware. These Kate Spade melamine plates boast not only a breezy design, but are also dishwasher and chip-safe, too. How great will the bright orange and blue hues look against your rattan furniture and decor?

Buy: Kate Spade New York Citrus Twist Melamine Plate, $11.99 from Bed Bath & Beyond

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9. Y-STOP Hammock Chair

Keeping relaxation top of mind is a great way to make sure you create the ideal chill space. Round out your patio with a nap nook, complete with a hammock for snoozing. This hammock chair is compact enough to fit on smaller porches or patios, yet still offers plenty of room to relax in. The airy tassels give it major boho points, too. 

Buy: Y-STOP Hammock Chair, $69.99 $65.99 from Amazon

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10. Rattan Bar Cart

And lest we forget our favorite summer pastime—patio cocktails! Consider adding a bar cart, so you’ll have all your favorite beverages right on hand. This rattan option will add a vintage vibe to your space, and lots good enough to be used both indoors and out. The handy drink holders will create extra table space, too. 

Buy: Rattan Bar Cart, $598 from West Elm