8 Ways to Turn Your Tiny Back Patio Into a Gorgeous Oasis
Transform a sad slab of concrete into an inviting outdoor oasis with cheery accessories, space-conscious furniture and greenery galore. Take a cue from our inspiration photo above — then sit back, relax and enjoy your paradise.
Wood slat bench, $315 at Cost Plus World Market.
Paddywax concrete-vessel candles, $10 each at Occasionette in East Passyunk.
Mexa Ixtapa rocking chair in turquoise, $499 at One King Lane.
Glass lanterns, from $49 at Valley Forge Flowers in Wayne.
Recycled plastic outdoor rug, $55 at Madmats.
Faux bois plant stand, $298 at Terrain in Glen Mills.
Copper vertical wall planter, $190 at Williams Sonoma.
Outdoor throw, $216 at Valley Forge Flowers in Wayne.
The Expert Says …
“Take advantage of vertical space. By utilizing creative solutions such as green walls, hanging plants and alternative storage solutions, you can make a small space feel much larger.”
—David Fierabend, principal at Groundswell Design Group, the Kensington-based firm behind Spruce Street Harbor Park, Independence Beer Garden and more
First published as “Patio Perfect” in the May 2017 issue of Philadelphia magazine.