Outdoor Design Trends: Cool Colors

by Carrie Fitzwater May 04, 2017

Design Ideas for Outdoor Living

outdoor living products and cordless table lamp

One of my favorite color schemes for outdoor spaces is cool colors with blues and greens. It is easy to match to the landscape, and looks refreshing and inviting! We found a few products that could update your outdoor patio with a focus on cool colors.


blue and green patterned pouf

This Outdoor Mosaic Tile Pouf from West Elm is an easy way to bring some color into your outdoor space. Love these little poufs because they have so many uses, and this one is especially nice!

terracotta planters

Little planters filled with succulents and cacti are a hit trend this year for outdoor. These Terracotta Planters by Dwell Magazine at Target are the perfect size and price. A very easy way to add a splash of color and style into your space.

green pillow outdoor chair

These low sitting chairs are super chic and comfy. This is the Chatham Low Armchair from Pottery Barn, and a pair of these would look great on your patio!

blue accent pot

Outdoor accents are an easy way to update your outdoor space, and add some much-needed color as well. One Kings Lane has great outdoor accents!

outdoor pillow with elephants

Love this outdoor pillow from Frontgate! The Roaming Elephants Outdoor Lumbar Pillow is stylish, and a great way to add in a little accent color.

blue umbrella

Every patio needs a new umbrella in the spring. Love the scalloped ends in this Capri Blue Umbrella from World Market.

green outdoor rug

Geometric patterns are in trend this year, and this rug is the perfect piece for your outdoor space. The Kelton Outdoor Rug is contemporary, but subtle in color so that it doesn't overpower your space.

blue throw blanket

Love this outdoor throw from in2green! These throw blankets are made from plastic water bottles, and made in the USA. They come in a bunch of different patterns, but I love this pattern and color.

blue and green hanging chair

The Knotted Melati Hanging Chair from Anthropologie is a funky look, but would add a splash to your space. Love the unique shape and bright colors of the chair, it would definitely make a statement!

It's tough finding a plug in an outdoor space, and matching your new style perfectly.  Modern Lantern's Capri Outdoor Cordless Lamp solves those problems! The classic, clean look makes your outdoor living space brighten up. 

Thanks for listening, and hope you found some inspiration! 

Carrie Fitzwater 

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