12 Patio Furniture and Decor Finds I’m Eyeing for My Small New York City Rooftop — Starting at $15

After nearly six months in my New York City apartment, I discovered a cozy (read slightly grungy but still charming) hidden rooftop in my apartment building

Published Time: 27.06.2024 - 17:31:13 Modified Time: 27.06.2024 - 17:31:13

After nearly six months in my New York City apartment, I discovered a cozy (read: slightly grungy but still charming) hidden rooftop in my apartment building. And while other residents have slowly but surely left patio furniture and other knickknacks up there, I’ve made it my personal mission — as a control freak and shopping writer — to revamp the space for summer.

Because it is a shared space, where my neighbors may inevitably use and/or wreck what I purchase, I’m being extra mindful about budget. So I scoured Walmart’s wide selection of affordable patio furniture and decor to find pieces ideal for my small space. Keep reading to check out the lounge chairs, outdoor tables, and decorative accents I’m eyeing for my rooftop makeover.

While this Better Homes & Gardens chat set isn’t the most affordable item on my patio furniture wish list, it is a steal considering everything you get for the under-$250 price tag: two chairs and a cocktail table. A chair alone can run you that much. The black and white striped cushions, which are also weather-resistant, look expensive, while the sturdy steel frame is powder-coated so you don’t have to worry about rust down the line. One shopper raved over the chic furniture set, sharing that it immediately took their balcony aesthetic to the next level.

Adding plants, flowers, or even a little vegetable garden is an easy way to breathe fresh life into your outdoor space — especially if you also live in a city. This elevated planter, which -

includes 2.6 cubic feet of space for whatever plants your green thumb desires, is made from naturally durable fir wood and comes with a fabric liner that separates it from the soil to last longer. The bed itself is weather-resistant with built-in drainage holes. Over 1,000 shoppers gave the planter a five-star rating for its impressive quality and functional height since you don’t have to bend down.

This resort-caliber lounge chair will transform your backyard or rooftop into the ideal staycation destination. The design itself is chic and luxurious and even includes back wheels so you can pivot your chair to the direct sun. The built-in tray is ideal for summer happy hours or an early morning coffee by the pool. Shoppers praised the easy assembly and said the lounger is comfortable, attractive, and durable thanks to its sturdy frame.

Lighting is one of the easiest and most affordable upgrades you can make to your outdoor space. This waterproof string light design, which can be linked together with additional sets for larger spaces, is made of a break-resistant plastic that can withstand the elements while still providing the ideal ambiance. According to customers, they’re lightweight, good quality, and heavy-duty. One person added that the light is a beautiful warm white that got them compliments the first night they turned them on.

Keep scrolling to browse more affordable patio furniture and decor upgrades from Walmart.

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