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Cosy patio decor ideas - Create a cosy patio by decorating your patio with lovely textiles, cosy lighting and inviting green plants to create an oasis.

Cosy patio décor ideas – 6 tips to help you create the outdoor space of your dreams

Are you looking to create an outdoor space that looks cosy and inviting? Look no further because we have 6 patio décor ideas to help you create exactly the look you are going for. From cosy textiles and luscious green plants to portable lighting and a stylish fireplace to help you achieve an inviting oasis!
Tuesday, March 28, 2023
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HOW DO YOU CREATE A COSY AND INVITING PATIO?

If you are anything like us the patio becomes an extension of your home in the summer months, it becomes a second living room and dining room, a space to socialise and relax so it is that your patio décor reflects that.

We have 6 cosy patio décor ideas to inspire you:

  1. Cosy textiles
  2. Plants and pots
  3. Lanterns, portable lighting and string lights
  4. Poufs and chairs
  5. Multifunctional furniture
  6. Tabletop grill
Cosy patio decor ideas - Create a cozy patio by decorating it with stylish and practical Plant Box from ferm LIVING for blankets, pots, lighting or for storage.
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1. DECORATE THE PATIO WITH BEAUTIFUL TEXTILES

What would a cosy patio be without a pile of luscious textiles for you to snuggle up in on cooler evenings? Furnishing your patio with soft blankets and throws,cushions and even an outdoor rug will make your patio feel like the perfect extension of your living room on a summer evening. Don’t be afraid to combine material and add patterns and colours to your patio décor ideas for a more interesting and personal expression. Natural materials such linen and cotton are ideal for the summer as the are light and breath more easily.

See more textiles here to create a cosy patio!

Cosy patio decor ideas - Create a cosy patio by decorating your patio soft textiles such as Scandi Living's wool plaid in a lovely shade of orange.
Cosy patio decor ideas - Create a cozy patio by furnishing your patio with soft textiles such as ferm LIVING's hammock chair that can rock you whilst your relax.

2. BRING YOUR PATIO TO LIFE WITH PLANTS

It may sound obvious in the garden but a patio needs greenery to look more alive. Work with beautiful potted plants, decorate your walls with plants or create a herb garden in a flower box to awaken all of your senses. Create a beautiful privacy screen with this cosy patio décor idea with the use of climbing plants or larger trees.

Cosy patio decor ideas - Create a cosy patio by decorating it with stylish and practical Plant Box from ferm LIVING for your plants and pots.
Cosy patio decor ideas - Create a cosy patio by decorating it with plants and greenery. Here you see a firm LIVING stylish Bau outdoor pot with an olive tree.
Cosy patio decor ideas - Create a cosy patio by decorating it with plants and greenery. Fill ferm LIVING's watering can with fine twigs and it can be used as a vase instead.

3. ADD MORE LIGHT SOURCES - TO MAKE YOUR PATIO MORE ENJOYABLE

When darkness begins to fall, details such as candlelight,Portable lighting , solar lighting and String lights become essential for creating a cosy patio. Try to place your light sources, preferably 5-7 different, in various places around your patio. For overhead lighting you could hang some string lights or even a hanging ceiling lamp if you have the possibility. Lighting is an essential element for your cosy patio décor so be sure not to skimp in this area.

Do you want tips on portable lighting? Get inspired here!

Cosy patio decor ideas - Create a cosy patio by decorating your patio with cozy lighting such as candles in the Ernst candle lantern that you can take with you everywhere.
Cosy patio decor ideas - Create a cosy patio by decorating your patio with warm lighting such as the Carrie portable table lamp that you can take with you everywhere.
Cosy patio decor ideas - Create a cosy atmosphere by decorating your patio with a string of lights like you see here.
Cosy patio decor ideas - Create a cosy patio by furnishing with portable lighting that allows you to place them wherever you are.

4. CREATE A LIVING ROOM OUTSIDE WITH MORE SEATING

Invite your friends and family to enjoy your patio with you by adding more seating with cushions, poufs and practical folding chairs. Store your cushions, poufs and other textiles in a storage basket or garden box when you are not using them to keep your patio organised and free from clutter. This also protects your garden textiles from the elements allowing you to enjoy them for even longer.

Tip: Consider placing your furniture at different levels and heights to keep your patio from feeling flat.

Cosy patio decor ideas - Create a cosy patio by furnishing with more seating. Folding chairs are perfect for those with a small patio or a small storage room.
Cosy patio decor ideas - Create a cozy patio by furnishing with more seating. Poufs are perfect for those with a small patio or small storage room.

5. MULTIFUNCTIONAL PATIO FURNITURE – THE SMARTEST OF PATIO DÉCOR IDEAS

Multifunctional furniture is ideal for those who have limited space or those that just want to keep things simple. The side table from can also be used as a tray, Design House Stockholm's serving trolley is perfect as a storage option or a moveable drinks trolley perfect for serving welcome drinks to your guests. The Plant Box from ferm LIVING is the ideal patio décor idea, use it as a herb box or you could even use it as a side table for your books or other items that you might need when you spend time on your patio.

Cosy patio decor ideas - here you see the rolling drink trolley from Design House Stockholm in black.
Cosy patio decor ideas - Create a cosy patio by furnishing it with a stylish and practical tray table from NORR11 that can also be used as a tray as the top is removable.

6. A PRACTICAL TABLETOP GRILL FOR BARBECUE NIGHTS

A tabletop grill is a must have for your patio! Place it in the centre of the table and allow your guests an interactive dining experience. This one from Eva Solo has a flexible handle that makes it easy to carry this piece of patio décor with you wherever you are. Take it to the picnic on the beach, use it for garden parties or simply place it on your balcony.

Do you want tips on more grills? Take a look here!

Cosy patio decor ideas - Create a cosy patio by furnishing it with a practical and stylish table grill that you can take with you wherever you are.

Are you looking for more tips on decorating your outdoor space? Be inspired here!

Photography: Angeliqa Daldorph, Elof Martinsson, ferm LIVING

Linnéa Axelson
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