11 Small Patio Ideas: How to Make a Tiny Outdoor Space Feel Huge
Sure, it would be nice to have a sprawling backyard but that doesn’t mean we can’t make the most of the petite patio we do have. Especially when there are so many space saving furniture, storage and décor options specifically made for your cozy (as your landlord likes to call it) outdoor escape, just waiting to be brought to life. Here, 11 small patio ideas that will make your backyard, side yard or small patch of stone feel like an actual oasis.
1. Uma Outdoor Chair
If you only have enough room for one chair, make it this one that fits the comfort of a whole couch into a compact seat.
2. Cosmo Living by Cosmopolitan Sia Bistro 3 Piece Seating Group
Want to turn your tiny slab of concrete into a bonafide paradise? Try this pair of round, woven chairs. They come with seat cushions and a small-yet-functional side table that nestles neatly in the middle.
3. Hampton Bay French Cafe 3-Piece Wicker Outdoor Patio Folding Bistro Set
There to create chic French ambiance when you want it. Folds flat to make extra space when you don’t.
4. One Allium Way Brisbane Wooden Storage Bench
Kick up your feet and hide clutter at the same time. Just add a few outdoor pillows for extra personality—and comfort.
5. Uma Outdoor Coffee Table
Meet the ideal WFH setup: A compact coffee table that can be lifted up to create a more comfortable working environment without taking up any precious square footage.
6. Novogratz Bobbi Outdoor 3 Piece Bistro Set
With a colorful, modern design, this bistro set fits in almost any corner. Plus, the nesting stools can be tucked away, to create more floorspace when you need it.
7. Keter Knit Cozy Urban Dune and Misty Blue 3-Piece All-Weather Patio Conversation Set
The poufs can be used as a footrest or as extra seating. But our favorite feature is the liftoff top on the side table, which is ideal for hidden storage.
8. Zipcode Design Holliston 3 Piece Rattan Sectional Seating Group with Cushions
A corner sectional can make even the tightest space feel like a sprawling day club. Just make sure you keep the chilled rosé close by.
9. Flatwoven Catalina Indoor/Outdoor Rug
Don’t overcrowd your patio with complicated patterns. This neutral rug will help define the space, while the blue tassels will add just a hint of color.
10. Anthropologie Hanging Dip Pots (Set of 3)
When floor space is precious, just move your plants upward. This trio of hanging pots can be affixed to almost any wall and will help introduce Zen-like bungalow vibes, even in the middle of the city.
11. Coolaroo 12' Triangle Shade Sail
Create shade without a clunky umbrella. This sail provides ample sun protection and it will easily transform your patio into a chic resort.