Unexpected Outdoor Seating

With warmer weather on the way, bonfires and late night chats are sure to follow. You can help keep this cozy mood going with some strategic seating choices. Create a comfortable outdoor living space for your family and guests by providing a variety of outdoor seating options. You’ll be able to find everything from benches to floor pillows at Furnitureland South!

Function

Spring is here and your outdoor furniture is calling you to come play! It only gets to see you for a few months of the year, so make the most of that time with functional seats and accents. It’s great to have at least one option for seating 2 or 3 people all together for those who want to sit side-by-side. After that, you want people to be able to have as many options as possible.

  • Have 2 options for lounging (ottomans, poufs, lounge chairs, settees)
  • Have several mobile choices (poufs, lightweight chairs, benches, stools, floor pillows)
  • Use stools to give height options
  • Be strategic about where you place side tables, beverage coolers, and lanterns

Stone StoolBench

 

Comfort

The top names in outdoor furniture are constantly finding ways to make their products last longer for outdoor use while keeping comfort in mind as well. Keep your guests happy with cozy cushions, quality fabrics, and well-designed wood or metal seats. Give them the choice to soak in the sun with lounge chairs or sit in the shade with covered seating or umbrellas. If you have the option, you can use the protective shade of trees too.

Day Bed3

Style

Because outdoor furniture is outdoors, there are some parts of creating a cohesive space that you probably won’t have to worry about- like what color to paint the walls. You can also give yourself a little room to play with different styles. Keep a color scheme in mind but have fun mixing brands and styles to give life to your space. Nature doesn’t always keep one style so your outdoor furniture doesn’t have to either!

SwingStar Ottoman

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