Truth: if you have an outdoor space, I envy you. As a hardcore New York City apartment-dweller, I dream of the day I'll be able to venture to a backyard, lounge on a rocking chair, sip on an Arnold Palmer, and watch my vegetable garden flourish before my eyes (well, not literally, but you get the drift).
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Until that day, I’m living vicariously through the insane assortment of gifts you can register for at Zola to furnish any and every outdoor space. Whether you’re working with a cozy balcony, your stoop, a spacious patio, deck, or full-on yard (again, I envy you), there are tons of chic options.
Here’s what we are eyeing right now.
1. Safavieh Outdoor Tea Cart
If you’re shaking up some cocktails, try the Safavieh Outdoor Tea Cart, which is crafted of eco-friendly acacia wood. It’s got tons of shelf space and it’ll certainly be the focal point of your outdoor BBQ.
2. Design Ideas Small Takara Lantern
Add some rustic flair with a couple of small lanterns. They’ll basically make your space sparkle at night.
3. Cuisinart Gourmet 2-Burner Gas Griddle
Cook up your favorite summer foods on the versatile Cuisinart Gourmet 2-Burner Gas Griddle. It’s entirely portable, so you can take it with you beyond your home, and use it for tailgating or camping.
4. Godinger Hammered Ice Bucket with Tongs
Keep your guests cool!Fiill up this double-handled ice bucket with tongs with all the cubes you can find.
5. Matouk Amado Beach Blanket
Drape this beach blanket on any chair or outdoor sofa for some chill, seaside vibes.
6. Modway Shore Outdoor Patio Aluminum Bar Table
Serve up your favorite wines on the super sturdy Modway Shore Outdoor Patio Aluminum Bar Table. The tone-on-tone grays and wood accents are minimalist-cool.
7. Yellow Leaf Hammocks Montauk Hammock
For some serious backyard relaxation, try the Montauk hammock. It’s hand-dyed and woven with natural cotton. During the winter, hang it up indoors—guests will love the boho vibe.
8. Seletti Industry Garden Aluminum Chair
Try some next-level seating with the eclectic chair. Go for a set in all the same color or mix it up for a bold look.
9. Odeme Bauhaus Collection
Love outdoor entertaining? You’ll need some melamine dinnerware. I love the geometric patterns on the Odeme Bauhaus Collection—these plates are striking and party-proof.
10. Q Squared Aurora Collection
Also practically indestructible? Tritan plastic. Sip anything from sweet lemonade to crisp cocktails out of the Q Squared Aurora Collection glasses.