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"Heaven In A Chair": 35 Pieces Of Patio Furniture That'll Be The Star Of Your Next Gathering

A hanging hammock chair, a foldable picnic table, a freestanding porch swing, an inflatable ottoman, and other things to give your outdoor space a serious upgrade.

1. A five-piece sectional sofa and table set made with comfy water resistant cushions, durable PE wicker, and tempered glass so it can stand up to the elements and provide you and your guests with an attractive and comfortable spot to relax outdoors.

Promising review: "Absolutely love this couch! Had it for a while at this point, and it really brings my patio together. Had plenty of people come over for cookouts, and everyone compliments me on how comfortable it is and how good it looks! Super easy to assemble, and has lasted me many months so far. Definitely worth the money!" —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $339.99+ (available in two colors).

2. Or a three-piece PE wicker chair and table set if you don't have a huge patio. It'll provide comfy seating and a convenient place to put drinks and snacks while making your porch look much more stylish than it did before!

This set includes two armchairs with seat cushions and a side table with a tempered glass top.

Promising review: "I absolutely love this set. 😍 I cannot believe the price. It shipped fast and was fairly quick and easy to assemble. It’s a hit. I get so many compliments." —Mrs.Mathews

Get it from Amazon for $101.99+ (available in five colors).

3. A tall table cooler combo in case you need both a high top *and* somewhere to keep your bevvies chilled.

Promising review: "I have received a lot of compliments regarding this little cooler/table and for the price, I'm very happy with the purchase. We were looking for a smaller table to complement our larger patio set. After our last party, I think I may have made a couple of sales for the Keter brand. The cooler kept drinks cold for quite a while especially considering we didn't put much ice in it. The standing feature is nice too. Just lock the table in the open position and you can use it for a tall drink stand which works well. If you're looking for a little table for a patio set OR for a little patio cooler this product can take care of both needs." —Phenom13

Get it from Amazon for $83.96+ (available in two colors).

4. A comfy, zero-gravity canopy swing so you can feel weightless while gently rockin' back and forth in the shade. 

a reviewer sitting in a blue swing using a laptop
the blue swing in a different reviewer's yard

Promising review: "We love this lounge chair!!! The price was fabulous!! (And just a note... If you take care of your things — i.e. cover up the swing with a tarp and bring the cushions in when not using it — It will stay like new. Sun and rain can age anything! Easy-peasy!!) This lounge swing is so comfortable, and made very well!! And it only took my hubby and I 25–30 minutes to put together. Take my word for it... you are not going to find a nicer lounge swing at this price!!" —Marash

Get it from Amazon for $219.99 (available in eight colors).

5. An outdoor bar cart on wheels that comes in four vibrant colors, and is a great spot for putting drinks, snacks, decor, barbecue supplies, and more! Plus, it's made with weather-resistant powder coated steel designed to hold up to the elements for a long time.

The cart with plants and decor

Promising review: "This little cart has become indispensable in our grilling area. It is EXACTLY as the picture shows, and after a year of use has held up perfectly — no chips, rust etc. Worth the money!" SC Mom

Get it from Target for $110 (available in four colors).

6. A cool hammock chair you'll love hangin' around in.

It comes with two cushions and installation hardware, and can hold up to 500 pounds!

Promising review: "This came in great shape, it was easy to set up, and it is comfy and sturdy. As a plus-size woman, I was a little concerned about how sturdy it would be, but it is great! I've never felt nervous about hopping into it and staying there right until the mosquitoes come out." —Mal T

Get it from Amazon for $39.99+ (available in three colors).

7. Or a hammock with a steel stand and carrying case if you don't have a spot to hang a traditional hammock from. Now you can lounge comfortably under the wide-open sky.

Plus, the stand is easy to assemble, disassemble, and pack up in the included carrying case for storage or travel.

Long, but worthwhile promising review: "Features to love: The cotton fabric is sturdy and breathable. I never feel stuck to it the way I do in a nylon hammock. The setup/take down is super easy, and the frame is very sturdy — we have definitely put 300-plus pounds in it. 

The ability to raise and lower the hammock with the multiple hook positions might be the best feature. I have bad knees and like to get into the hammock from a higher position...no problem. My kids like it lower so they can reach the ground to swing it...no problem. 

It works great as a traditional hammock to lie in. It works as a 'swing' to sit on. It has enough fabric that you can cover up if you're cold or want to block out light or bugs. 

We have accidentally left it out in the rain several times, and it dries great, hasn't faded from the sun, hasn't had any mold, and hasn't developed any weird smell.

Things not to love: Nothing! This is a great hammock. It may not be as portable as those little nylon hammocks, but if this is for your yard and not for camping, this is hard to beat." —Mary

Get it from Amazon for $65.72+ (available in a variety of colors/patterns).

8. An amazing outdoor kitchen cart that has a stainless steel top great for meal prep or serving, and a whole lot of open *and* sealed storage space. It includes lockable cabinets ideal for snacks, plates, and other supplies, a handy condiment shelf, a built-in paper towel holder, and four S-hooks perfect for hanging grilling utensils from!

The cart with paper plates, napkins, cups, condiments, and other food and party supplies on it
the cart with its cabinet doors open next to a grill

Promising review: "Love it. It is perfect for the deck, our outside 'kitchen'. With it being next to the grill, we can put the extra food we plan on putting on the grill on it along with seasonings. We also put an electric pan on it so we can fry food outside instead of smoking up the house. We keep that pan underneath along with the grilling utensils. Its use is unlimited." —Tracey

Get it from Amazon for $247.

9. Some reclining zero-gravity lounge chairs with attachable cup holders to turn your yard into the ultimate relaxation station. Plus, you can fold them up for easy portability if you wanna take 'em on the go.

Promising review: "Heaven in a chair. Love everything about the zero-gravity chair! This is my first experience sitting in a chair like this... and I love it. I fell asleep outside, and it felt better than a hammock. I bought the beige... love the color. The fabric feels like a tough nylon. It has already rained on my chair, so I can attest that the chair is waterproof. The water beads off the fabric. I dried off the chair easily and effortlessly. The attachable table is adorable and fits perfectly on the frame of the chair. So happy I purchased." —tgi2day

Get a set of two from Amazon for $99.99 (available in a variety of colors).

10. Or an outdoor recliner that includes cushions for extra comfort so you can even take a little snooze at whatever angle you prefer!

burgandy cushioned recliner with black metal frame on patio

Promising review: "We really like the recliner! It was not hard to put it together. It is great for people with longer legs, as the seat is longer. It's easy to recline. We recommend this." —Karen

Get it from Wayfair for $295.99 (available in two colors).

11. A rustic outdoor dining table so you can take your dinner parties out onto the patio whenever you want! It's made with a durable acacia wood top and rugged iron frame for excellent resistance to the elements and a sophisticated look that'll zhuzh up the look of your outdoor space. Plus, it folds up for easy storage!

Heads up that this table does *not* come with the chairs pictured above.

Promising review: "For the price, it can't be beat. The table I received is by far the best 'budget' furniture item I have ever bought. It's not a cheap piece of junk that you would expect for the price by any means. It feels and looks like quality furniture. It's sturdy, easy to assemble, looks fantastic, the packing was great, and it had all the hardware (plus some extra). I'm kind of baffled." —Travis Longo

Get it from Amazon for $254.

12. Or a picnic table with built-in benches perfect for casual get-togethers with friends and family! Plus, it folds down flat to just three inches thick so you can easily stow it away in between your soon-to-be famous backyard parties.

the picnic table and benches set up on a lawn
two models holding up the folded picnic table and benches, which are completely flat

Promising review: "This is exactly what we were looking for. It’s large, has plenty of seating for family and friends, and cleans up well. This is sturdy and well made." —Stephanie M.

Get it from Amazon for $250.44+ (available with or without an umbrella base). 

13. A weatherproof outdoor bean bag chair for anyone who would much prefer to just plop themselves down on one of these than sit in some stinkin' chair!

Black beanbag chair
White beanbag chair

Fibala is Poland-based small business that sells modern, minimalist items for your home, like trays, wooden boards, pots, bowls, hangers, and more.

Don't forget to pick up some bean bag filling so you can use it in your chair as soon as it arrives!

Promising review: "This bean bag lounger is beautiful!! I love the simple look, soft grey color, and the vegan leather handle is super cool! The shop owner, Alicja, was so nice and helpful when I asked about a leather alternative. The lounger is everything I hoped it would be! I absolutely love it! TY!" —Amoryn Smith

Get it from Fibala on Etsy for $100+ (available in three sizes and two colors).