My Patio and Backyard Outdoor Living Spaces

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Blue and White Outdoor Living Area

With lots of sunshine in the forecast I am certainly ready to set up my outdoor living space for Spring/Summer! I wanted to share with you my current outdoor living area with some of my favorite Blue and White accents. Stay tuned as well for all of the outdoor details on our new Lake House. We are moving in over Memorial Day!

If you were to ask me, I am always up for a refreshed look however if it continues to make you happy than no need to fix what isn’t broken! The Blue and White import pieces from my collection as well as navy and white accents always bring a smile to my face. You can see what my original vision was when we did our outdoor living reveal here.

One of the main changes I’ve made from the original vision was to replace the turquoise accents with a fresh navy and white color palette.  While I have recently made some changes to our family room for this Spring, I continued to stay within the similar color group but with lighter blues this time.  The navy’s I kept for the outdoor living area still blend seamlessly with our Cabana/Teen Hang Out (All the details are in this post.) This color combination really speaks to me and truly puts me in my happy place!

Adirondack Chairs / Adirondack Stools / Navy Accent Stool / Navy Umbrella Cover, Umbrella Pole and Umbrella Stand / Navy and White Ikat Outdoor Pillows / Navy Sleeveless Tunic  / Garmin Watch / Similar Silver Bamboo Earrings / White Hermes Sandals (similar sandals for less)

I’m so bad at remembering to put the umbrella down and have lost one due to wind, so remember note to self 🙂 Luckily I was able to replace it. I love the crisp peacoat navy of this budget find. It is Sunbrella fabric and it has done a great job withstanding the strong Texas sun and still looks new!

These pretty navy and white outdoor Ikat pillows are also in Sunbrella fabric.  I love them on our Adirondack chairs and the sofa. The navy lacquer accent stool completes this vignette.  This is the perfect place to enjoy a cool drink and watch the girls and their friends swim!  These Adirondack chairs and stools are a great buy.  We leave them outdoors year-round and they are on their fifth summer!

Similar Outdoor Wicker Sectional / Similar Outdoor Wicker Club Chair / Navy Accent Stool / Navy and White Ikat Outdoor Pillows  / Outdoor Faux Fiber Pillows  / Similar Teak Coffee Table / Similar Blue and White Import Bowl

In our outdoor living area, I refreshed our pillows with these (similar) beautiful navy woven pillows. They are made from a faux natural fiber to give them a textural look and be weather resistant. I then accented our (similar) outdoor wicker sectional sofa with the same navy and white outdoor Ikat pillows as the Adirondack chairs. I also added the navy and white outdoor Ikat pillows to our club chairs.

We love this (similar) outdoor seating set.  It is all so well-priced, too!  If you are in the market for outdoor furniture, I would highly recommend this similar version as well.  This is the 6th summer with this sectional and it looks brand new!  The outdoor wicker color is Driftwood and the cushions are Cloud White with Gray piping.  The Sunbrella fabric hasn’t faded and washes beautifully!

We spend so much time here year-round watching movies and entertaining friends.  The string lights add a great ambiance at night.  My next addition will be fans to circulate the air here in the hottest months!

Navy Sleeveless Tunic / Garmin Watch / similar Silver Bamboo Earrings / White Hermes Sandals (similar sandals for less)/ similar Dining Table / similar Outdoor Wicker Dining Chairs / Juliska Berry and Thread Melamine Dinner Plates / Faux Bamboo Flatware / Juliska Blue and White Napkins / Juliska Bamboo Napkin Rings / Juliska Berry and Thread Acrylic Tumbler / Juliska Berry and Thread Acrylic Wine Glass / Blue and White Happiness Jar / Silver Lantern  /  Juliska Acrylic Pitcher

And you know I’m always going to share a beautiful tablescape for the season.  Here are all of the details on the one above!  Many of these blue and white pieces live in other rooms like our family room but are great additions to a tablescape. Of course, it also has to have my signature pop of pink!

I have four of these gorgeous silver lanterns that I use in several ways. As you see them here on the table top and also as markers on the stairs when we have parties so that people don’t trip. They make great French door openers during parties as well.  Mine are the Medium size for just under $50 each!

Similar Ginger Jars Ice BucketStainless Prep Table / Drink Dispenser / Tava Woven Dispenser Stand / Tava Woven Serving Tray / Striped Straws / Similar Blue and White Cache Pot / Styrofoam Cups / Drink Tub

When entertaining outdoors, having drinks at the ready is always a must! This steel prep table has been a fun addition to our outdoor living space. I always keep it stocked with fun flavored water in this drink dispenser on a stand, personalized styrofoam cups and fruity Pellegrino and Topo Chico. This darling (similar) blue and white ginger jar ice bucket is perfect for keeping ice ready for drinks, too.  A tip for keeping things looking neat is to corral them in a serving tray like this coordinating white washed woven trayThis drink tub is the perfect size for icing down our favorite drinks.

Similar Blue and White Pool and Beach Towel / Similar Woven Basket / Best Clean Sunscreens

It was time for a major update of our pool towels. I was so excited to find these similar blue and white beach towels. They are extra large and super plush.  We also love to have outdoor games set up. The kids love our ping-pong table, outdoor lawn dice, oversized Jenga set  bocce and this new beanbag toss my husband received on Father’s Day.

Navy Sleeveless Tunic / Garmin Watch / similar Silver Bamboo Earrings / White Hermes Sandals (similar sandals for less)/ similar Dining Table / similar Outdoor Wicker Dining Chairs /

Another summer must is cool summer style.  This tunic dress that I featured in my latest AWL x Cabana Life Summer Collection is one of my go to spring and summer styles.

For more home and outdoor living inspiration visit the posts below!

XO

Alicia

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4 Comments

  1. Sheila

    Beautiful and inspiring as always!

  2. Shannon

    Wonderful style! I love everything about your backyard. Thank you so much for sharing your ideas with us!

  3. suzanne chapman

    I love everything! On what lake is your new home?

    • Alicia

      Hi Suzanne
      Thank you so much! It is on Cedar Creek Lake outside of Dallas.
      xo
      Alicia

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4 Comments

  1. Sheila

    Beautiful and inspiring as always!

  2. Shannon

    Wonderful style! I love everything about your backyard. Thank you so much for sharing your ideas with us!

  3. suzanne chapman

    I love everything! On what lake is your new home?

    • Alicia

      Hi Suzanne
      Thank you so much! It is on Cedar Creek Lake outside of Dallas.
      xo
      Alicia

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