65 Cozy And Cool Small Patio Decor Ideas

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Even if your patio is small, you are lucky as you already have your private outdoor space. Though you may find designing such a space quite tricky as it’s small, you can do it in a very functional and stylish way, and I’ve gathered some amazing ideas to prove that to you!

The first thing you need to decide is what’s the purpose of your patio. It can be turned into anything: an outdoor dining space, a mini living room or an outdoor bedroom, a sitting space, a reading nook, an outdoor bar or any other nook you want. As soon as you find out what you want, you can decide on

Small Patio Styles And Colors

Decide what décor style you like most of all and stick to it; many homeowners prefer to rock something more relaxed and neutral for outdoors like farmhouse, modern casual or Scandinavian but of course you can choose whatever you like: vintage, shabby chic, minimalist or any other. If your patio is really small, prefer some minimal styles – minimalist, contemporary, modern as they won’t clutter your already small space. Choose your color scheme according to the style but keep in mind that small spaces look better in neutrals and pastels as light colors make them look bigger.

a bright boho patio with a corner sofa, some metal chairs, a concrete and marble table, a wicker pendant lamp and some greenery on the walls

a bright boho patio with a corner sofa, some metal chairs, a concrete and marble table, a wicker pendant lamp and some greenery on the walls

a bright patio with a green lawn, rattan furniture, a low bench with a cushion, potted plants, a wall lamp and a side table with a cactus lamp

a bright patio with a green lawn, rattan furniture, a low bench with a cushion, potted plants, a wall lamp and a side table with a cactus lamp

a bright patio with a planter with greenery and blooms, a table with rattan chairs, lights over the table and blooms around

a bright patio with a planter with greenery and blooms, a table with rattan chairs, lights over the table and blooms around

a gorgeous tropical patio with pink chairs and pink blooms, a comfy daybed, potted tropical plants

a gorgeous tropical patio with pink chairs and pink blooms, a comfy daybed, potted tropical plants

a lovely patio with wicker chairs, a coffee table, a greenery wall and some potted greenery is very welcoming

a lovely patio with wicker chairs, a coffee table, a greenery wall and some potted greenery is very welcoming

a modern paved patio with a planked screen, with a tiled floor, potted grasses and greenery, a small dining set with pillows and a woven chair

a modern paved patio with a planked screen, with a tiled floor, potted grasses and greenery, a small dining set with pillows and a woven chair

a small and bright patio with a corner sofa with lots of pillows, a couple of benches and blooms and greenery around

a small and bright patio with a corner sofa with lots of pillows, a couple of benches and blooms and greenery around

a small and bright patio with black chairs with pillows, colorful cushions on the ground, some side tables and poufs

a small and bright patio with black chairs with pillows, colorful cushions on the ground, some side tables and poufs

a small and bright patio with black rattan furniture and colorful pillows, a printed table and potted statement plants

a small and bright patio with black rattan furniture and colorful pillows, a printed table and potted statement plants

a small and bright patio with blue rattan chairs, a small table and beautiful potted plants is wow

a small and bright patio with blue rattan chairs, a small table and beautiful potted plants is wow

a small and bright patio with yellow chairs, stump side tables, potted plants and a printed rug is a great space

a small and bright patio with yellow chairs, stump side tables, potted plants and a printed rug is a great space

a small and colorful patio with a red wall, a loveseat and chairs, a duo of coffee tables, colorful rugs and lights

a small and colorful patio with a red wall, a loveseat and chairs, a duo of coffee tables, colorful rugs and lights

a small and cool black and white farmhouse patio clad with star tile, rattan furniture, a coffee table with lovely decor, lanterns and textiles

a small and cool black and white farmhouse patio clad with star tile, rattan furniture, a coffee table with lovely decor, lanterns and textiles

a small and cool patio with a wooden deck, greenery and grasses, a hairpin table and wooden chairs, some shelves is awesome

a small and cool patio with a wooden deck, greenery and grasses, a hairpin table and wooden chairs, some shelves is awesome

Small Patio Materials And Textures

To make your space look catchy and cool, especially if it’s done in neutrals, you can rock various types of materials: wood, plywood, stone, brick, concrete, metal, wicker and so on. Go for greenery walls, climbing plants that will save your space or at least some potted plants but don’t clutter your patio too much.

a small and cool patio with butterfly chairs, a portable fireplace, potted plants and trees is super cool

a small and cool patio with butterfly chairs, a portable fireplace, potted plants and trees is super cool

a small and cool patio with greenery, potted cacti and plants, a wooden bench and a pallet table, some lamps around

a small and cool patio with greenery, potted cacti and plants, a wooden bench and a pallet table, some lamps around

a small and cool patio with wicker furniture, a coffee table, potted plants, a shelf with potted plants and an umbrella

a small and cool patio with wicker furniture, a coffee table, potted plants, a shelf with potted plants and an umbrella

a small and cozy patio clad with tile, with white chairs, a coffee table and potted cacti plus string lights over the space

a small and cozy patio clad with tile, with white chairs, a coffee table and potted cacti plus string lights over the space

a small and cute patio with a white sofa, wicker chairs, a rattan pouf and string lights over the space

a small and cute patio with a white sofa, wicker chairs, a rattan pouf and string lights over the space

a small and cute patio with wood slat privacy screens and a bench, neutral cushions, a coffee table, string lights and potted greenery

a small and cute patio with wood slat privacy screens and a bench, neutral cushions, a coffee table, string lights and potted greenery

a small and elegant patio in a monochromatic color scheme, with a printed rug, a wicker sofa, potted greenery and some baskets

a small and elegant patio in a monochromatic color scheme, with a printed rug, a wicker sofa, potted greenery and some baskets

a small and fresh patio with a grene lawn and vines climbing up the walls, planked pots with plants, a deck with chairs and a table

a small and fresh patio with a grene lawn and vines climbing up the walls, planked pots with plants, a deck with chairs and a table

a small and fresh patio with lots of greenery, a low coffee table and a couple of green wooden chairs is amazing

a small and fresh patio with lots of greenery, a low coffee table and a couple of green wooden chairs is amazing

a small and laconic patio with a wooden bench, a tall black planter with greenery and blooms and a fire pit is a cool space

a small and laconic patio with a wooden bench, a tall black planter with greenery and blooms and a fire pit is a cool space

a small and lovely patio with a trellis holding planters with greenery, a grey sofa with pillows, a candle lantern and some baskets

a small and lovely patio with a trellis holding planters with greenery, a grey sofa with pillows, a candle lantern and some baskets

a small and stylish modern patio with a large table and black chairs, a daybed, greenery surrounding the space

a small and stylish modern patio with a large table and black chairs, a daybed, greenery surrounding the space

a small and welcoming patio with a dining set and a sofa with side tables, potted greenery and candles is an inviting space

a small and welcoming patio with a dining set and a sofa with side tables, potted greenery and candles is an inviting space

a small and welcoming patio with a greenery wall, a wooden table, chairs, a sofa, some printed textilesm candles and candle lanterns

a small and welcoming patio with a greenery wall, a wooden table, chairs, a sofa, some printed textilesm candles and candle lanterns

a small and welcoming patio with a rug, white chairs, a fire bowl, a sofa and lots of greenery and lamps

a small and welcoming patio with a rug, white chairs, a fire bowl, a sofa and lots of greenery and lamps

a small and welcoming patio with a sofa, a couple of chairs, poufs with blooms, lights and potted statement plants

a small and welcoming patio with a sofa, a couple of chairs, poufs with blooms, lights and potted statement plants

a small and welcoming patio with greenery, a wooden table and woven chairs, lots of greenery and blooms, lovely and cozy fall decor

a small and welcoming patio with greenery, a wooden table and woven chairs, lots of greenery and blooms, lovely and cozy fall decor

a small and zen-like paved patio with tiles on the ground, a tiny pond, some growing plants and cool garden furniture with blue upholstery

a small and zen-like paved patio with tiles on the ground, a tiny pond, some growing plants and cool garden furniture with blue upholstery

a small backyard with walls, string lights, a large corner sofa, black coffee tables, potted greenery and side tables

a small backyard with walls, string lights, a large corner sofa, black coffee tables, potted greenery and side tables

a small boho backyard with a wooden deck, wooden loungers, a table, some jute poufs, candle lanterns, string lights and greenery

a small boho backyard with a wooden deck, wooden loungers, a table, some jute poufs, candle lanterns, string lights and greenery

Small Patio Furniture And Décor

As you already know what space you are creating, you just need to pick furniture pieces that fulfill the functions you need. Furniture in a small patio should be practical: think if you can make a storage sofa or a bench with storage and incorporate some more solutions like that. Stick to the style and color scheme you’ve chosen and go for some proper décor to make your space cooler: rugs, pillows, various blankets and candle lanterns. String lights over the space will save some floor space and add coziness. Get inspired!

a small boho patio clad with tile, with a hearth, a bench and a chair, potted plants and pillows

a small boho patio clad with tile, with a hearth, a bench and a chair, potted plants and pillows

a small boho patio with a built-in bench with cushions, lamps, a couple of chairs, a table, a table with chairs and potted plants

a small boho patio with a built-in bench with cushions, lamps, a couple of chairs, a table, a table with chairs and potted plants

a small boho patio with a pallet sofa, a black chair, some potted greenery, candles, boho decor like macrame and signs

a small boho patio with a pallet sofa, a black chair, some potted greenery, candles, boho decor like macrame and signs

a small cinema patio with a fire bowl, a wicker sofa, a coffee table, a pendant chair and string lights over the space

a small cinema patio with a fire bowl, a wicker sofa, a coffee table, a pendant chair and string lights over the space

a small cozy patio with a couple of chairs and ottomans, some rugs and a pillow and lots of lights above

a small cozy patio with a couple of chairs and ottomans, some rugs and a pillow and lots of lights above

a small minimalist paved patio with a dark stained deck and a tiled floor, with growing bamboo and plants and chic woven chairs and a table

a small minimalist paved patio with a dark stained deck and a tiled floor, with growing bamboo and plants and chic woven chairs and a table

a small modern patio with a tiled floor, a green metal chair, some potted plants and blooms is a cool and laconic space

a small modern patio with a tiled floor, a green metal chair, some potted plants and blooms is a cool and laconic space

a small neutral patio with rattan furniture, a coffee table, a tree and potted plants and blooms is amazing and fresh

a small neutral patio with rattan furniture, a coffee table, a tree and potted plants and blooms is amazing and fresh

a small patio with a bench, a chair, a fireplace, a jute pouf and some potted plants plus string lights over the space

a small patio with a bench, a chair, a fireplace, a jute pouf and some potted plants plus string lights over the space

a small patio with a couple of chairs, a small side table, potted greenery, greenery climbing up the wall and some lights and lamps

a small patio with a couple of chairs, a small side table, potted greenery, greenery climbing up the wall and some lights and lamps

a small patio with a pallet sofa and pillows, potted plants, string lights and a printed rug

a small patio with a pallet sofa and pillows, potted plants, string lights and a printed rug

a small patio with a roof, a dining set with folding chairs, greenery and blooms that slowly flows into a garden

a small patio with a roof, a dining set with folding chairs, greenery and blooms that slowly flows into a garden

a small patio with a sofa, wooden chairs, mini side tables, potted greenery and blooms is a cozy rustic nook

a small patio with a sofa, wooden chairs, mini side tables, potted greenery and blooms is a cozy rustic nook

a small patio with a stone deck, a modern bench, potted plants and blooms and lights along the patio

a small patio with a stone deck, a modern bench, potted plants and blooms and lights along the patio

a small patio with a tile floor, a corner built-in bench, lots of potted greenery around and a dining set

a small patio with a tile floor, a corner built-in bench, lots of potted greenery around and a dining set

a small patio with a tiled floor, a wooden table and forged chairs, lots of greenery around is perfect for having meals

a small patio with a tiled floor, a wooden table and forged chairs, lots of greenery around is perfect for having meals

a small patio with peachy walls, a dining zone, potted plants and blooms, blue chairs, a bench and flowers hanging over the space

a small patio with peachy walls, a dining zone, potted plants and blooms, blue chairs, a bench and flowers hanging over the space

a small patio with white seating furniture, a wooden coffee table, an egg-shaped chair, some potted greenery and plants

a small patio with white seating furniture, a wooden coffee table, an egg-shaped chair, some potted greenery and plants

a small patio with wicker furniture, a black coffee table, some potted greenery and blooms and string lights over the space

a small patio with wicker furniture, a black coffee table, some potted greenery and blooms and string lights over the space

a small patio with wicker furniture, a pouf, some candle lanterns, a woven pendant lamp and greenery around

a small patio with wicker furniture, a pouf, some candle lanterns, a woven pendant lamp and greenery around

a small yet cool patio done Mediterranean style with a deck, a wooden dining set, a couple of seats and a living tree

a small yet cool patio done Mediterranean style with a deck, a wooden dining set, a couple of seats and a living tree

a tiny chic backyard clad with concrete and bricks, with greenery and lights and candle lanterns looks inviting

a tiny chic backyard clad with concrete and bricks, with greenery and lights and candle lanterns looks inviting

a tiny minimalist patio with a pass-through window, a couple of chairs, a tree and potted plants, just a table is missing

a tiny minimalist patio with a pass-through window, a couple of chairs, a tree and potted plants, just a table is missing

a tiny patio with a bench and pillows, a walk through window, black stools and gorgeous living walls

a tiny patio with a bench and pillows, a walk through window, black stools and gorgeous living walls

a tiny patio with folding garden furniture and lots of potted greenery around is a cool and cozy space

a tiny patio with folding garden furniture and lots of potted greenery around is a cool and cozy space

a vivacious patio with rugs, a daybed with pillows, yellow chairs, potted plants, bamboo coffee tables

a vivacious patio with rugs, a daybed with pillows, yellow chairs, potted plants, bamboo coffee tables

a welcoming patio with pink walls, rattan furniture, a hammock, a bench and lots of plants, blooms and a tree

a welcoming patio with pink walls, rattan furniture, a hammock, a bench and lots of plants, blooms and a tree

a welcoming tropical patio with a rustic wooden bench with pillows, a wicker lamp, a woven ottoman and a rattan candle holder

a welcoming tropical patio with a rustic wooden bench with pillows, a wicker lamp, a woven ottoman and a rattan candle holder

a white patio with a fire bowl, a white sofa and chairs, an umbrella and string lights and lanterns around

a white patio with a fire bowl, a white sofa and chairs, an umbrella and string lights and lanterns around

an all-white patio with tall walls, some rattan furniture, a coffee table, a living tree, some potted greenery and blooms

an all-white patio with tall walls, some rattan furniture, a coffee table, a living tree, some potted greenery and blooms

an inviting patio with a wooden dining set, a suspended chair, a fire pit, candle lanterns and lights is wow

an inviting patio with a wooden dining set, a suspended chair, a fire pit, candle lanterns and lights is wow