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    31 Things From Target That’ll Help You Update Your Small Outdoor Space

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    1. A portable bar cart so you can stir, shake, and blend all of your fave summer cocktails for all your guests. It even comes with a removable ice bucket tray to keep your sauv blanc, rosé, and brews chilled all day long.

    A gray wicker bar cart on wheels on a patio

    This cart is absolutely decked out. It comes with a removable ice bucket, a hanging wine glass rack, storage space, and it's on wheels so it can be easily transported. 

    Promising review: "Beautiful and practical. We are very pleased with our purchase. It was easy to put together; I do suggest you use a power drill. It's very sturdy and looks great!" —BeachLiving

    Price: $219.99 (available in two colors)

    2. A three-piece patio set that'll quickly become your go-to spot for your morning coffee and afternoon Bloody Mary. With cushions this comfy, you'll probably want to spend all day in your garden.

    A 3-piece, brown rattan patio set with white cushions over an outdoor rug

    Promising review: "Love this set! It worked perfect for my small patio space at my apartment. The chairs are wide and cozy as I wanted. The table is the perfect size for drinks and books. All cushions are removable. Adding pillows and a rug." —NKM

    Price: $350

    3. A hammock swing for when you want to take a break from formal seating after a busy day at work. Warning: it's so cozy you might fall into REM sleep.

    A beige, macramé hammock with tassels and a blue pillow atop

    Promising review: "This is a WONDERFUL swing! It is very comfortable and is BEAUTIFUL! I have been using a large circular pillow on the seat, and I could sit it in the swing for hours." —Robin G.

    Price: $59.99 (available in three colors)

    4. A fire pit that'll turn a chilly afternoon into a warm, cozy night. Huddle around to enjoy a glass (or three) of Cabernet or roast marshmallows with all of your friends.

    A brown, wicker, propane fire pit on a patio surrounded by wicker chairs

    It comes with a durable fabric cover. 

    Promising review: "Absolutely love my propane fire pit! It was easily put together. The style, color and sturdiness are a plus. I also love the little hooks that allow you to hang up the metal cover. It’s great for s’mores and just for a relaxing star-gazing night. It’s a complete win-win for us!" —Debbie M.

    Price: $279.99

    5. A planter, because growing your own herbs, fruits, and veggies makes for way yummier meals. Its elevated bed helps keep pests and rodents away from your garden.

    An elevated, wooden planter filled with flowers and herbs

    This garden has six drainage holes, can hold 8.4 cubic meters of plants/vegetables/fruits, and is water and weather resistant. 

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this garden bed! It’s the perfect height for my 5-year-old daughter to help me tend to. The assembly was easy and they take such consideration into the way they package and label everything for you! Excellent quality as well! Highly recommend!" —Deeana

    Price: $169.99

    6. A bistro set that'll make your feel like you're having high tea on the set of Hulu's The Great. Huzzah!

    A 3-piece, copper bistro set outdoors

    Promising review: "I just adore this little bistro set! It’s so lovely for a garden setting! I love the whimsy and charm it adds. I love everything about it! The size is great for small spaces, it’s not heavyweight, and I love the sweet tulip design with a lightly distressed finish." —Deeana

    Price: $149.99+ (available in three colors) 

    7. And a cute watering can to keep your tomatoes, basil, and peppers fresh and healthy. You're going to want to use them to make pizza later.

    A green/copper watering can

    Promising review: "Love this watering can. I use it daily to water our flowers. It holds a lot of water and sprinkles out the spout gently enough for delicate flowers. It's also adorable to leave out as decor. Adorable but useful buy. The colors are perfect." —Kathleen G.

    Price: $32.99 

    8. A waterproof pouf that'll add a splash of tropical vibes to your outdoor haven. This pouf is perfect for resting your feet, tush, or acting as a stand-in coffee table.

    tropical green and white leaf print pouf

    Promising review: "I love the pouf! We got it to complete our balcony space and it looks amazing. It’s very comfortable to rest your feet on and it’s very easy to wipe clean. Definitely recommend this to anyone looking to add a little extra fun to their space!" —Gabriella

    Price: $60

    9. A gas grill, because every patio party needs dogs, burgers, and corn on the cob. I'll take one of each please.

    A model using a black/gray gas grill on a patio

    This grill is fashioned with three burners, a tool holder, folding shelves, and a removable tray for an easy clean. Plus, it's weatherproof and on wheels so you can easily move it around the yard.

    Promising review: "I have absolutely loved the grill! It has went above and beyond my expectations! It cooks evenly and the temperature control works great to get my food cooked just how my family and I want it. It’s the sturdiest grill I’ve ever owned." —T Cope

    Price: $519

    10. Or a portable charcoal grill for the smoky chicken and charred butter shrimp fans. It's ideal for small spaces and can be easily stored in your home when it's not in use.


    Promising review: "Perfect for cooking for two to four. It’s amazing what you can cook on this small portable grill and it requires less fuel for small direct heat cooking. We smoked a full split chicken indirect on the first try and it came out perfect." —Mike80

    Price: $37.99

    11. A lantern to introduce the perfect, warm glow to ~light up~ your first outdoor dinner party. It comes in a variety of colors to fit any outdoor aesthetic.

    A rectangular pillar lantern candle holder in peach

    Promising review: "Love this lantern. The chalk pink fit my aesthetic perfectly. I was looking for a lantern for ambient, accent lighting and was able to create what I wanted with this. I may have to get another. Great value. I highly recommend." —Camille J

    Price: $10 (available in eight colors)

    12. A citronella candle that can repel bugs all while setting a romantic ambience in your space. The only bites you should get are from your S.O.

    An orange, ceramic cintronella candle

    Promising review: "Perfect for on my patio for summer nights. Not an overpowering smell and bugs stay away. Cheap too! And I love that it looks like a normal candle." —Redheadgal

    Price: $5 (available in four colors)

    13. A set of nesting tables so you don't have clutter your outdoor space with excess furniture. Pull them apart for when your guests need a spot to rest their food and drinks and put them together when you need more space for yourself.

    A set of 3 brown, wicker nesting tables on a patio with food and drinks atop

    Promising review: "Just what I wanted — they are sturdy and look good!" —Xxxx

    Price: $169.99 for three

    14. A stoneware birdhouse, because updating your small space means making it an oasis for your feathery friends as well.

    A speckled, stoneware bird house with a wooden perch hanging outdoors

    Promising review: "I love this birdhouse! Very heavy, sturdy, and made well. We hung it on our deck under a covered awning, and within a few days we had a bird family move in. It’s holding up well and I have seen the birds hanging out in the opening as well as on the perch." —NicoleL

    Price: $19.99

    15. A wooden bench that'll immediately become your fave spot to kick back with a cold one. Dive into a great convo with a great friend on this cute loveseat.

    A brown, wooden bench outdoors by a pool with blue/white throw pillows atop

    Promising review: "Perfect patio bench! Love the color and the size. It was simple and quick to assemble. Would definitely recommend!" —KC

    Price: $134.99+ (available in three colors)

    16. And a bench cushion, because style is always best when paired with comfort. It comes in so many colors, you might end up buying one of each.

    A green, outdoor bench cushion atop a wooden bench

    Promising review: "This exceeded my expectations! It arrived sooner than originally stated, and is so much thicker than I was expecting. It is super comfortable, the color is great, and it looks great quality as well! I'm super happy I got this." —Auna

    Price: $39.49+ (available in nine colors)

    17. A storage bench to be your extra seat, spare table, and space saver. Now that's a triple threat.

    A beige, resin deck storage box on a patio

    Promising review: "I have two of these. The first one I have had for over ten years; never had anything get wet or anything get inside. I loved it so much when getting a summer house and needing outside storage, I bought another one. It is a great bench too!" —Annie

    Price: $109.99

    18. A rolling cooler cart that'll without a doubt be the *hot spot* at the next backyard BBQ. The attached bottle opener on the side means no more walking around asking everyone where it went. We all know that's rough, especially three beers deep.

    A red/black, rolling cooler cart with an attached bottle opener

    Promising review: "We are LOVING this bar cart. It has an insulated interior with a drain, plus a really nice bottle opener and catcher. I can't wait to use it for all of our upcoming outdoor events!" —Allison C. 

    Price: $199.99 

    19. A lounge chair for the bookworms looking to get lost in the pages of their fave new read. This will have you feeling like you're floating on a soft cloud.

    A model sitting on an orange, hanging chaise lounge chair swing with an attached canopy

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this hanging chaise, which gives the feel of floating. If you love laying in a hammock you will love this chaise. My family fights over who will sit in it. It looks great on our patio." —Veronic M.

    Price: $229.99 (available in five colors)

    20. An egg chair to bring a touch of boho chic to your deck. This eye-catching, comfy, and spacious chair is the perfect spot to perch and relax in all day.

    A brown wicker, teardrop egg chair with beige cushions on a deck near a pool

    Promising review: "I really love this chair. It took me about 30 minutes to put it together all by myself. The instructions were very clear and easy to follow. The cushion is very comfortable and has a very pretty beige color. This egg chair goes perfect with my wicker rocking chair set. I would like to buy another one when possible." —Giselle 

    Price: $320.55

    21. A five-piece bistro set that comes with matching ottomans so you can kick your feet up while sipping on a glass of Sauv. Remove the tabletop to discover a spacious hideaway for your towels, cutlery, games, and more.

    A 5pc, brown, wicker patio set with two chairs, matching ottomans, and a storage table

    Promising review: "Love that there was no assembly! Chairs with the ottoman are as comfortable as a lounge chair, but take up much less space because the ottoman easily slips under the chair. Looks great on our patio." —Susan H.

    Price: $449.99 (available in two colors)

    22. A set of chaise lounges so sleek and elegant, you'll feel like you're unwinding poolside at a Tuscan villa.

    A set of two beige aluminum and mesh chaise lounge chairs next to a pool

    Promising review: "Very comfortable, light, and easy to move around. Look sleek and elegant. Great value." —Optional

    Price: $375.99+ for two (available in two colors)

    23. An Adirondack chair, because this one timeless design is an absolute must-have for your updated space. Its weather-resistant material can survive harsh winters and rainy springs.


    Promising review: "I love these chairs so much I ordered two more! They are a modern design and heavy duty and look like they will last forever. Really easy to assembly and an amazing value!" —L

    Price: $200 (available in six colors)

    24. A woven bistro set that comes with rocking chairs so you can rock back and forth while drinking a vodka on the rocks. Doesn't that just rock?

    A black, woven rope bistro set with two rocking chairs and a table

    Promising review: "LOVE LOVE LOVE my patio furniture set! It was exactly what I was looking for. Very easy to assemble and I love the fact that they’re rocking chairs. Perfect for these hot summer nights when I want to just sit on my patio." —NikkiNicole

    Price: $219.99 for two chairs and a table (available in four colors)

    25. A compact bar set to take your entertaining game to a whole new level. It has two shelves that can store plenty of bottles, cans, shakers, and more.

    A three-piece wood patio bar set with two stools displayed outdoors on a deck

    Promising review: "Great quality and looks great on my porch. I got this months ago and it still is sturdy and in great condition!" —Shannon

    Price: $339.99 for a bar and two stools

    26. A picnic table that has the nostalgic feel of past summer nights and the look of today's industrial-chic vibes. Gather you and your five BFFs around for an evening of gabbing and grub.

    A brown, rustic picnic table style dining set with two bench on a patio

    Promising review: "This table is PERFECT! Heavy, high quality, and sturdy. I put the table and benches together myself and had no trouble. It looks great and I can see lots of family meals out here this summer. Price was great and shipping was quick." —mrsmollyk

    Price: $540.99+ (available in two colors)

    27. A fire column to set the mood for ghost stories or a convo with friends. It's also the perfect spot to make s'mores.

    A black, round, metal fire column on a patio surrounded by lounge chairs

    Promising review: "I am obsessed with this fire pit!!! We’ve used it every night; it’s beautiful and simple to operate. Great for s’mores — my kiddos are living their best summer lives. I can’t believe how well-priced this product was compared to others just like it, and I love the fact that the tank is completely hidden within. If you’re on the fence, just do it! You won’t regret!" —Misiaa

    Price: $299

    28. A hammock for a cozy, afternoon cuddle with your S.O., fave book, or a cup of tea.

    Two models lounging in a Brazilian-style, striped hammock with a steel stand

    Promising review: "Very easy to set up and very comfortable! As soon as I lay inside, I’m so relaxed! I can just fall asleep! Great purchase!" —Kimberly K.

    Price: $89.99 (available in six colors)

    29. A set of lantern string lights to create a romantic atmosphere on your patio, balcony, in your garden, or even under your pergola.

    black, metal lantern string lights hanging outdoors

    Promising review: "So cute on my patio! I wish the bulbs were a little bigger, but they look great." —Jeanette 

    Price: $17 for 10 lights

    30. A chic side table for your snacks, drink, book, or to display a charming, decorative item atop.

    An iron side table in dark blue displayed on a patio

    And it's made of weather-resistant materials!

    Promising review: "This a great piece for my patio! Love it!" —Peach

    Price: $39.99

    31. A patterned rug because floor accents aren't just for inside. Your outdoor space should show off your personal style.

    A black/white, striped, fringe outdoor area rug displayed on a patio

    Promising review: "I love the style of this. It’s the perfect patio rug under my covered patio table. What you see is what you get. Great quality! It exceeded my expectations! Very satisfied!" —Kristin

    Price: $220

    The reviews used in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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