Patio Refresh under $200

Aloha friends!

I hope the sun has been shining in your neck of the woods and that you are able to get outside for a quick sec to enjoy it!

I love the feeling of a gorgeous sunny day where I can just relax on the porch while the kids play in the yard. There's no better feeling!

I recently posted a time lapse on my Facebook & Instagram pages to show the simple and fun porch refresh I did, using just a few accessories that cost less than $200. I kept our old furniture and simply added a few pops of color and it made quite the difference!

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I started with these two benches, which I purchased a while back for $15 each here.

First, I added some colorful outdoor pillows I picked up at Ross. They were about $12 each so less than $50 for all four.

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I layered in some faux potted greenery along with a potted succulent- total $75 (I splurged a little here).

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Next up were the dining set cushions which I also scored from Ross for $12 for the pair.

Like my patio benches, this bistro set is an older one I had previously purchased. I can no longer find the link, but I recall picking it up at one of the local hardware stores for no more than $75.

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Lastly, I added some string lights, a colorful doormat and a faux boxwood wreath, all together less than $50.

I love how colorful and cozy the space feels. Take a look at the before and after photos- I'm loving the difference!

Hopefully this will inspire you to spruce up the outdoor space you have... even with items you may already have on hand. A little goes a long way and as you can see, you don't have to spend a fortune to do so.

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I'm thinking of DIYing some outdoor artwork to hang, but haven't quite figured it out yet. If you have any ideas, I'd love for you to post in the comments below!

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