Saying goodbye to summer is difficult, so make it last a little longer. Patio, deck, yard, or porch — follow our top 7 style tips to keep having fun in the sun a little longer. Even when early fall begins, we’ve got plenty of ideas to keep the fire and party roaring. 

1. Add an Outdoor Fireplace for Cool & Cozy Autumn Nights

Bring everyday indoor comforts to your backyard. Listen to the soothing crackle from a classic outdoor fireplace and snuggle in with your loved ones. Add a patterned rug for a finishing touch to your layout.

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2. Trade in Your Fire Pit for a Chic Fire Table

Gather 'round the ol' fire table by upgrading your fire pit and making your own urban oasis. Rest your drinks on a sleek mantel top or tasteful tablescape, then bask in warmth as temperatures start to cool.

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3. Turn Your Patio into a Literal Hot Spot with Outdoor Heaters

Don’t let the outdoor chill stop your next patio party. Stay toasty with patio heater stands or hanging heat lamps so everyone can mix and mingle in comfort. Enjoy the fresh air without hiding indoors when the temperature drops.

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4. Play with Outdoor Lighting for Instagram-Worthy Style

From towering tiki torches to under-rail deck lighting, this quick trick will give your outdoor space visual interest, eye-catching contrast, and a sense of symmetry. As an extra bonus, add citronella candles to keep pesky mosquitoes at bay.

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5. Hang Versatile String Lights Anywhere for Any Look

Let your outdoor lighting make a statement after sunset. Solar-powered, battery-operated, or LED, there are plenty of string light options that fit in any setting. If string lights still feel too casual, hang an elegant outdoor pendant light for instant impact.

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6. Pick Hardy Outdoor Plants for Changing Seasons

Spruce up your planters with tough but beautiful greenery that can thrive in any climate. From hot summer sun to cool fall breezes, perennial favourites like sedums, mums, asters, and hydrangeas are popular picks that add colour and shape to your outdoor scene.

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7. Embrace Easy Storage Solutions to Stay Patio-Ready

Prep your patio for weather emergencies with patio chair covers and deck boxes. Keep your patio furniture and accessories safe from the elements, and quickly set them up again when it’s time for your next outdoor gathering.

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