Plan the Perfect Patio: Mix and Match

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Charlottetown patio set

Trendspotters say we’re spending more time in our own backyards, relaxing with family and guests. With warmer weather on the way, this is a great time to give your patio a pick-me-up with cushions and pillows in gorgeous new fabrics. Or give your gathering space a makeover with new outdoor furniture. Our patio planning tool makes it easy to customize your look with the perfect patterns, colors, and styles. 

First, decide whether you want your patio to feel like an extension of your home. If so, match your furniture to the style of your home for a sense of flow between indoor and outdoor living areas. Also look for pieces that reflect your interior decor. There are no hard-and-fast rules, so if you prefer, mix and match materials and colors for a pleasing combination.

The Home Depot 2014 patio collection offers a choice of 13 frame and 12 color options. You’ll also find 5 exciting new patio collections from Brown Jordan, an industry leader in combining the artistry of traditional hand-weaving techniques with the superior performance of modern materials. Check out our patio accessories or select cushions and pillows to match or complement the pieces you choose.

For patio pieces that complement almost any decor, select fabrics and finishes in natural or neutral shades like sand, moss green, silver, or celery. To add a punch of color to your outdoor space, look for pieces in the 2014 collection in soft blue, rich peacock-blue/green, or rich red.

Brown Jordan Vineyard patio set

Select patio pieces, including the Brown Jordan collections, can be upgraded to Sunbrella fabrics for cushions, pillows, and umbrellas. Sunbrella fabrics are a premiere choice for outdoor living thanks to their stunning colors and designs. They’re also known for their strength and durability, as they’re able to withstand the elements as well as the demands of frequent use. Image: Brown Jordan Vineyard collection

Choose from classic or contemporary designs and materials. Hampton Bay’s Clairborne Collection, shown below, is inspired by traditional wicker and offers a tropical look without the demanding upkeep. Plush seat cushions and coordinating lumbar pillows, shown here with a glass-topped dining table, come in 8 standard colors and may be upgraded to 4 other Sunbrella colors. Want to see a fabric swatch? Visit your local Home Depot store or call 1-888-571-4388 to request a sample.

Clairborne Collection 

For a different look, consider the Fall River patio collection from Hampton Bay. The espresso brown pieces pictured below are made of rust-resistant steel frames and come with weather-resistant cushions and lumbar pillows. Options in this set include a dining table and chairs, seating sets, balcony sets, bar stools, chaise lounge, glider, a 9′ umbrella and an accent table. You can choose just what you need for your available space and the number of family members or guests you’ll entertain. Pieces in this set are also available in 8 standard colors, with 4 additional colors in upgraded Sunbrella fabrics.

Fall River Patio Collection

 Your patio set is a valuable investment that you’ll use for many years. Start enjoying it now by selecting the styles, colors, and fabrics that make it uniquely yours!

Top Image: Charlottetown Natural Collection

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