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Get these 5 traditional outdoor furniture pieces for under $500

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As the weather warms, the possibility to expand your home opens. Create an outdoor retreat to relax in or entertain friends. All of these traditional outdoor furniture pieces offer a style that is timeless and inviting. Best of all—they come in at under $500. Get ready to give your patio or deck a new lease on life and create the alfresco oasis you have been dreaming of all winter long.

This four-piece set from Baner Garden will give you an instant outdoor living room to host friends or kick your feet up in. Available from Amazon, it is built for comfort. Each handwoven piece is constructed of PE rattan wicker and features a deep seat. The set’s neutral base allows you to add accent pillows to convey your design style easily.

What do reviewers like best about the set? They love that it has wide armrests and isn’t too large, so it works for smaller spaces. Several say the seating is comfortable but would recommend adding in more pillows. Baner Garden 4 Pieces Outdoor Furniture Complete Patio Cushion Wicker P.E Rattan Garden Set, Full, Black: Furniture & Decor

We love traditional patio furniture that is not just nice to look at but is versatile too. This nine-piece dining set is just that. It has a beautiful rattan finish that adds a chic element to any outdoor space. It comes with four chairs and four handy stools that can be used at the table or for extra seating throughout your outdoor space. One reviewer even noted she uses the stools as additional end tables in a nearby seating area. Another sums it up by saying, “love, love, love this versatile set.” We couldn’t agree more! Devoko 9 Pieces Patio Dining Sets Outdoor Space Saving Rattan Chairs with Glass Table Patio Furniture Sets Cushioned Seating and Back Sectional Conversation Set (Beige): Garden & Outdoor

This bistro set from Wayfair would fit right into a garden patio or a balcony surrounded by blooming flowers. Made of durable cast aluminum, it will stand up to many years outside in the elements. The tabletop’s lattice design and the graceful, curved lines of the chair give it an upscale feel.

“Just perfect! Very easy to put together and a great set,” a reviewer from Georgia raved. Others pointed out the set’s quality and durability and recommended it as the perfect addition to a smaller space. A Pennsylvania reviewer noted, “I love it. It’s perfect for our small patio. Nice to sit outside in the morning for breakfast.”

Three Posts™ Cockerham Round 2 – Person 24” Long Bistro Set with Cushions & Reviews | Wayfair

When you want your outdoor furniture to be eye-catching, bring in this stunning Rattan Seating Group from Wayfair. The beautiful weave of handwoven weather-resistant PE wicker is available in natural or black finishes. Add this to your deck or patio and create the perfect spot to enjoy a morning cup of coffee or an evening cocktail. Each chair has a spacious, deep seat with two-inch cushions you can sit back and unwind in. The best part—reviewers point out that it comes almost fully assembled. One Vermont purchaser raved, “this set is so gorgeous, and all of my neighbors are jealous.”

Coastal Farmhouse Lustig 3 Piece Rattan Seating Group with Cushions & Reviews | Wayfair

Sometimes you just want a spot to lay back and take a break. When a nap or lazy afternoon beach read is calling you, recline in these Chaise Lounge Chairs from Amazon. The six adjustable back positions ensure a comfortable experience, and the classic blue cushions pair perfectly with the grey rattan frame. One reviewer commented, “my daughter came over this morning and said my backyard looks like a resort.” Patiorama Outdoor Patio Chaise Lounge Chair, Elegant Reclining Adjustable Pool Rattan Chaise Lounge Chair with Cushion, Grey PE Wicker, Steel Frame, Navy Blue, Set of 2: Garden & Outdoor

For very little money, your outdoor space can be just as frequented as your living or dining rooms. By outfitting it with pieces that invite company to gather around or give you a private haven, you will expand your useable square footage and enjoyment.

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