Outdoor Cushions: Use This Easy Guide to Add Style to Your Patio

Outdoor cushions and pillows

Depending on where you live, you may be cooped up during the winter months. When the snow and ice melt and the temperatures start rising, you may be ready to get outside and relax on your deck or patio. But before you do, take a look at your outdoor cushions. Is it time for a makeover? Mixing and matching cushion colors, fabrics, and patterns can freshen up the look of your patio. To inspire you, we’ve created a guide to help you add style to your patio!

How to Coordinate Patio Cushions

Patio Cushion Colors

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You can do a lot with your outdoor cushion colors, from solids to stripes, the possibilities are endless. For example, you could create a nautical theme by using the patio cushion and outdoor pillows below which includes a Windjammer Nautical Stripe outdoor cushion, Taupe patio cushion, Nautical Knots outdoor cushion, Nassau Blue outdoor pillow (exclusive), and a Red Brick outdoor pillow. Of course, the color combination can be mixed and matched between outdoor pillows and cushions and can be used to give your outdoor furniture a patriotic look for Memorial Day and the 4th of July.

Patio Cushion Fabrics

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To create a patio that “pops,” we’ve paired two bright throw pillows in bright orange fabric (one has stripes) along with a floral and paisley. Pull the look together by adding touches of teal. For the look below, we used the following: Empress Teal Blue outdoor cushion, Sienna Orange outdoor cushion, Calypso Floral outdoor cushion, Sunbrella® Insignia Paisley Cajun outdoor cushion, and Sunbrella® Dolce Mango Stripe outdoor throw pillow.

Floral Patio Cushions

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Are you wild about flowers? Select patio cushions featuring blossoms that would be found in Tahiti (Tahiti Cove Print) and other tropical vacation hot spots. For the look below, we used the Tahiti Cove Print outdoor cushion, Agave Green outdoor cushion, Tahiti Cove Stripe outdoor bolster pillow, Contessa Crimson Print outdoor throw pillow, and Red Brick outdoor cushion.

Patio Cushion Patterns

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If you use your patio annually, you may need to buy replacement cushions. Why not be bold and add stripes? Select patterns (and a solid) in vibrant blue hues. Add a solid neutral fabric to balance the look. The look below includes Nautical Blue outdoor cushion, Sea Mist Medallion Print outdoor cushionSunbrella® El Greco Greek Key Teal outdoor pillow, Madeira Blue Print outdoor cushion, and Taupe outdoor bolster pillow.

Give Your Patio a New Look with Outdoor Cushions and Pillows

If your patio needs a makeover, start with outdoor cushions. Why? Because it’s a simple way to brighten up your outdoor living space. Not only do patio cushions come in a variety of colors and patterns, but they also come in different shapes and sizes. You can easily mix and match and in a few minutes, your deck or patio will have a new look and feel. Sound good? You bet it does!

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Posted by: Jami Havens

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