A patio is a great way to increase the livable space of your home and have a place to relax on hot days. The right decor can also increase the usable time a backyard patio can be used. By adding decorative lighting, the space can be used after dark or use the space in winter by adding a firepit. Check out these 30 patio decorating ideas and get inspired to create your own attractive outdoor space.
Light It Up
Unique ways to add lighting and ambiance.
Here’s a patio idea on a budget – simple and warm.
Use these patio decorating ideas to add a table that can be used for meals or board games.
This outside patio idea will make you feel like you’re in the middle of a jungle, but you’ll never have to leave your own backyard.
These outdoor decorating ideas will create different spaces on one patio so the family can eat, sleep and relax all in one space.
When less is more, these patio decorating ideas for the backyard keeps the furnishings sparse, stylish and functional.
Soak and Massage
Use this patio furniture idea to include a jetted tub and massage tables to create your own mini spa in the backyard.
Take a Nap
A recycled daybed is a cheap patio idea that provides a great place to take a nap.
Let the indoor decor flow to the outdoor with this backyard patio idea. Open the patio doors and have instant indoor/outdoor living.
This comfortable outdoor patio design allows you to nap, relax with a book, watch TV or visit with friends.
Natural Stone Firepit
Natural stone firepit and flooring makes this patio look like oart of the outdoor surroundings.
A Tree Grows In It
Use these patio decorating ideas to build the outdoor space around as existing tree.
Create a colorful organic-shaped conversation pit and a garden patio with this unique idea.
Use these small patio ideas to create the look and feel of a small outdoor bistro.
Four chairs arranged around a central firepit is warm and inviting.
Change the patio decor as the season change with this idea.
A perfect place with appropriate decor to host a formal fall brunch.
Small and Sweet
This decor will work for either a back or front patio idea when the space is small.
Spacious and inviting, this grand patio space is elegant, comfortable and warm.
Save the Trees
Save the backyard trees by building the patio around them and incorporating them into the decor.
Use the patio for double duty for a cheap decorating idea. Grow flowers and food in containers, then use the containers as part of the decorating scheme for the patio.
Build a fireplace on your patio to stay warm and cozy during the winter months.
Transform a center firepit into a flower garden in summer, then use it for outdoor heat in the winter. Use patio lighting to highlight the important areas of outdoor space.
Clean lines and streamlined furniture placement gives this patio a modern look and feel.
Small Patio Decor Ideas
Decorate a small patio on a tight budget with this idea.
Pour the concrete slab, then top it off with relaxing seating and a place to cook and eat.
Consider adding a pergola over the patio to provide decorative shade.
Outdoor Roomsire pit
Use furniture placement to create outdoor rooms with these patio decorating ideas.
Covered patios on older homes can look updated and modern with these patio decorating ideas.
Perfect patio decor for the small, city patio. Updated and modern look and feel.