Simple Porch and Patio Outdoor Updates for Summer

The official start of summer is almost here! If refreshing the appearance of your porch or patio seems like a daunting task, why not start with these easy updates? Whether your current outdoor mats are looking worn or you’re simply wanting to infuse your space with more color, we have the solution.

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Let the Lions at Guard watch faithfully over your home as they bring a stately presence to your porch. These sculptures have a weathered sand finish that makes them look like aged statues. Place a neutral-hued doormat between them, and your porch now has a sense of grandeur! The Boardwalk Slice Mat is our pick due to its recycled rubber construction and skid-resistant design.

Lions at Guard Outdoor Sculptures
Boardwalk Slice Doormat

If your outdoor space seems to be yearning for color, the Stained Glass Welcome Mat will perk it up. With technicolor beauty, this stunning doormat features a kaleidoscopic floret design in jewel tones. Showcase the vibrant blossoms of your potted plants with the Mandi Plant Stand. In a seafoam hue with weathered highlights, this metal plant stand has three platforms to display your greenery.

Stained Glass Florets Doormat
Mandi Plant Stand

Nature lovers will be “hoppy” to be greeted by the Frogs Welcome Stone. This resin accent is perfect for your porch, front landscaping, or indoor entryway. If you can’t stop there, the Turtle Family Sculpture will provide another fun touch of animal life wherever you decide to place it. The three resin turtles stacked on top of each other have the appearance of carved wood.

Frogs on Welcome Stone Accent
Turtle Family Sculpture

Transport your porch or patio to ancient times with the Corinthian Column Display Pedestal. The fluted column and acanthus leaf capital reflect classic architecture; the top surface is ideal for your decorative item. Illuminate your outdoor area with the Planter with Solar Lantern. The handcrafted, powder-coated metal stand has a solar lantern and a removable planter for your favorite flower.

Corinthian Column Display Pedestal
Outdoor Planter with Solar Lantern

Create a Cozy Summer Hangout with the Evanston Patio Look

We’re perched on the cusp of summer, so why not give your outdoor patio a stylish and cozy update? Make it the perfect place to sit and sip lemonade with friends and family while enjoying the warm weather and a cool breeze.

To create that perfect, personalized outdoor space, look no further than the Evanston Patio! Our designers at Touch of Class® have gathered the perfect blend of comfort, color, and style. Want to recreate the look pictured here in your own home? Simply click on the photo to shop the items!

Evanston Patio

The best place to start is with a comfortable patio furniture set with a wicker-woven design. This set has a durable, powder-coated aluminum frame that resists rust, is UV-resistant, and is designed to be used outdoors year round. If you’re looking for additional seating comfort and a pop of color, add a pair of reversible chair cushions that are mildew-, weather-, fade-, and stain-resistant.

Every decorated space needs intrigue, dimension, and personalization, and wall décor is the perfect way to bring in all three. Light up late evenings with scrolling wall lanterns that can be used for design year round. Add a dash of personality with the scrolls and bronze hues of monogram wall art that’s UV-, weather-, and tarnish-resistant. This JasonW Studios® wall art is made in the USA and can be displayed outdoors year round.

You can even add style to your door! Hang summer on your door with sun-kissed yellow and white flowers on a floral wreath. Hang the wreath on a multilayered and two-toned hanger from JasonW Studios®. Made in the USA with a UV-, weather-, and tarnish-resistant design, this scrolling wreath hanger can be personalized with the first letter of your name.

Finish off the intimate atmosphere with water-repellant and fade-resistant tab-top curtain panels and elements of nature. Perch plants and statues atop column display pedestals that bring back the classic style of a bygone era and add another layer of intrigue to your newly-refurbished outdoor space.

For more patio décor ideas, visit the Touch of Class® web site!

Get the Outdoor Look: Meglynn Entryway

Enhance the curb appeal of your home and invite guests in with elegant and natural style. From personalized pieces to statues to green, leafy wreaths, the Meglynn Entryway arranged by Touch of Class® is a lovely way to dress up your front porch.

Using personalized wall art for your entryway so guests know just where to go is a wonderful idea—and JasonW Studios® makes it easy with the classic vine motif and large letter on the Meglynn Wall Art Sign. Accent the leafy vines on this sign with greenery on a display pedestal or a leafy wreath on your door. Add a doormat and a pair of lion guardians, and you have a refined and nature-inspired entryway!

Want to recreate this entryway look for your own home? Find the products on our Get the Look page!

Meglynn Outdoor Entryway

Beautify Outdoor Spaces with the Regal Art Collection

Create the dazzling outdoor space that you’ve been dreaming about with home accents and wall sculptures from Regal Art & Gift. There’s something for everyone, whether you’re looking for solar lanterns to glimmer amid the darkness of night or a unique wall art piece to bring color to your patio.

Available on the Touch of Class® site, the Regal Outside Art Collection is full of stunning decorating options. Click here to view and shop over 70 products from Regal Art & Gift.

Blending gorgeous color with vintage charm, the Hot Air Balloon Solar Lanterns will quickly catch the eye. Handpainted glass balloons house flickering LED solar lights that will automatically illuminate at night. Powder-coated metal frames add fabulous detail to these outdoor accent lights.

Sizzling style radiates from the Sun Dance Wall Sculpture. Flamed copper-colored metal rays surround a domed mosaic glass center handpainted in gold and bronze. Kick up a Southwest decorating theme or enchant a celestial aesthetic with this indoor/outdoor wall art.

Hot Air Balloon LED Solar Lanterns Sun Dance Metal Wall Sculpture

Nature’s wonder swirls into a lovely design upon the Dragonfly Garden Wall Art. Blue dragonflies with glass wings seem to flit among blooming flowers and curving vines. This handpainted metal wall sculpture resists fading and rust thanks to its nanometer paint and powder-coat finish.

The showstopping medallion on the Glendale Wall Art will bring textural interest to your outdoor area. Wavy designs in blue ombre make this metal wall decor perfect as a large focal point.

Dragonfly Garden Metal Wall Sculpture Glendale Ombre Wall Art

Exclusive Outdoor Decor You Won’t Find Anywhere Else

Those clear, powder blue skies and sweetly chirping birds are calling you outside! If you’ve spent much of the spring indoors, you’re likely ready to leave the walls behind and luxuriate in the fresh air. Outdoor spaces not looking as blissful as you feel? If your yard, porch, or patio needs decorating rejuvenation, try this exclusive outdoor decor that you won’t find anywhere else! 

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The Delicate Hummingbird Wall Art by Joanne Ferrara will delight birders with its cheery metal blooms and handcarved wood hummingbirds. The pink flower coloration is a Touch of Class® exclusive and may be used outdoors under a covered area. Great for relaxing, the Stonehill Bench brings a personalized touch to your covered outdoor area. The slatted, solid wood bench features a metal inset that can be personalized with up to 10 characters.

Delicate Hummingbird Wall Art Stonehill Personalized Bench

Display your address numbers in sophisticated style! The Paris House Number Address Yard Stake is handcrafted of precision-cut, 14-gauge steel and finished with a powder coat, assuring a high-quality durable construction. The double-sided yard stake has a dimensional, multilayered, two-toned design for added elegance. Get creative with the Hansen Bike Wall Accent. Fill the basket with your favorite outdoor-safe accents and enjoy the visual appeal of a bicycle seeming to burst through the wall.

Paris House Number Address Yard Stake Hansen Bike Wall Art

This little guy is waiting for his Morning Walk! Dachshund lovers will find that their heart is stolen when they see this black pup with brown highlights and doleful eyes. Perch your potted flowers on the Tuin Plant Stand for an outdoor-friendly, effortlessly charming display. Finished in dark bronze, this metal plant stand has three square shelves and one round one for your greenery.

Morning Walk Dachshund Dog Wall Sculpture Tuin Metal Plant Stand

Outdoor Decorating Ideas: Oceana Teak Wood Furniture

Summer isn’t over yet! Indulge in late-summer gatherings and Labor Day get-togethers, and utilize the Oceana Furniture to amp up your outdoor spaces. Crafted with super construction and finely sanded, these furnishings are made from natural teak wood and feature classic, slatted designs. Click an image below to start shopping from the Touch of Class web site.

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Select a fun, Boho-style outdoor rug; then place the Oceana coffee table in the center and surround it with the Oceana outdoor chairs. A cozy gathering spot is created!

Oceana Teak Wood Console Table

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If bistro dining is more your thing, use the Oceana round table, which has a removable center insert for your patio umbrella. Pair the round table with your favorite melamine serveware.

Oceana Teak Wood Round Table

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You can switch up the look with the Oceana side table. Place a geometric rug beneath and display metal palm wall art to bring visual interest to your outdoor haven.

Oceana Teak Wood Side Table

Live It Up Outdoors! More Get-the-Look Patio Options

Did you enjoy our May post on outdoor patio decorating ideas? We have more for June! A fabulous patio is within any decorator’s grasp. We make it easy with ideas for three summery patio looks. Each is fully “shoppable” from the Touch of Class web site. Simply click a look below, and start shopping!

Look #1: Geometric Patio Entryway [Shop here]
A bold geometric rug makes this look pop, while floral and traditional elements soften the overall appearance. A bicycle canvas and decorative planters beautify the space.

Geometric Patio Entryway

Look #2: Zoelynn Patio Entryway [Shop here]
A classic slatted wood bench and an acanthus leaf rug are at the heart of this traditional outdoor look. Metal and capiz shell butterfly wall art provides a fun, whimsical touch.

Zoelynn Patio Entryway

Look #3: Tropical Flowers Patio [Shop here]
This bright look comes to life with an eye-catching island rug with exotic blooms. Tropical wall art and colorful decorative pillows make the space feel like a vacation getaway.

Tropical Flowers Patio

Refresh Your Outdoor Style! Fabulous Get-the-Look Patio Options

Does it seem like pretty patios and beautiful backyard spaces are everywhere you look? Are you stuck trying to figure out how to create a relaxing outdoor haven of your own? We make it easy with ideas for three terrific patio looks. Each is fully “shoppable” from the Touch of Class web site. Simply click the look you love most below, and start shopping!

Look #1: Lanai Patio [Shop here]
This look comes to life with stylish Shorea wood patio furniture and a classic striped outdoor rug. Melamine outdoor serveware in punchy colors plays up the refreshing look.

Lanai Patio

Look #2: Stonehill Patio Entryway [Shop here]
This look has a traditional foundation lightened up with fun decor. A slatted wood bench is just waiting for its first guests, while an acanthus rug, bold pillow, and address sign pep things up.

Stonehill Patio Entryway

Look #3: Delphi Backyard Patio [Shop here]
A quatrefoil rug in cinnabar steals the show in this look. Inviting decor like a personalized bench, bunny sculpture, and planters will encourage visitors to rest and while away the time.

Delphi Backyard Patio