17 Cozy Ways To Get Your Patio Ready For Fall

Just grab some hot apple cider and you're good to go.

orange outdoor furniture
Lisa Romerein

If you want to dress your backyard up for fall without having a full-on pumpkin patch on your lawn, we get it. Save the gourds for the holidays and try out a few more chic fall decorating ideas instead. We've got plenty of tips to transition your porch, patio, or backyard into autumn. Bring on the Adirondack chairs, orange throw blankets, and cozy day beds.

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fire pit
James Merrell
Adirondack Chairs

Admire the changing leaves from a well-equipped fire pit. Swap out the summer white for bright red adirondack chairs.

Red Adirondack Chairs, $138, jossandmain.com

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vietnamese rain drum
Lisa Romerein
Upstairs Terrace

Bundle up, and come on out. On the balcony of 1920s hacienda, a corner fireplace and orange throw ward off chillier weather.

Orange Throw, $38, wayfair.com

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Trevor Tondro
Outdoor Daybed

Snuggling up on an outdoor swing looks like an all-weather activity when it's tucked away in a snug alcove, protected from the breeze.

Throw Pillow, $50, jossandmain.com

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black wicker chairs
Thomas Loof
Neutral Tones

A New England farmhouse gets multiple seasons' use out of the gallery with a neutral color palette. The black wicker and jute rugs work for spring, summer, and fall.

Jute Rug, $126, amazon.com

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Eric Piasecki
Hanging Lanterns

Curling up outside is even cozier when you've got hanging lanterns above. Add a fireplace and we're totally done for.

Hurricane Candles, $33, jossandmain.com

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Francesco Lagnese
Hooded Chair

The cushioned sofa and chaise lounge look comfy, but the star of this open-air living room is the antique Porter's chair. The canopied nook provides the perfect outdoor reading spot, and the best seat at the dining table.

Bistro Set, $79, jossandmain.com

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outdoor dining room with fireplace
Reed Davis
Cozy Fireplace

Extend the season of alfresco dining with a freestanding chimney.

Floral Plates, $24, jossandmain.com

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Lisa Romerein
Curtained Cabana

Pull back the thick drapes during the day, or turn on the paper lanterns at night. Either way, this pagoda looks perfectly dreamy.

Paper Lanterns, $15, amazon.com

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orange outdoor furniture
Lisa Romerein
Orange Accents

Change out summery textiles with fall-hued pillows and cushions. This California house mixed orange fabrics with cool gray tones for the perfect balance.

Orange Pillow, $12, amazon.com

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James Merell
Loggia

If you love to entertain, set up the open-air loggia with a fireplace, a flat-screen TV and overhead heat lamps. That way, you can be outside no matter what the weather.

Coffee Table, $162, jossandmain.com

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black ceiling porch
Thomas Loof
Dark Colors

A black ceiling makes this outdoor porch feel less summery. It's equipped with both fans and a fireplace so it can be used year-round.

Outdoor Coffee Table, $184, jossandmain.com

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lake house covered dock
Francesco
Covered Dock

In an Alabama lake house, a covered dock offers a peaceful spot for a drink, no matter what the season.

Table and Chairs, $137, jossandmain.com

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outdoor pendant fixture
Thomas Loof
Breezy Dining Room

Choose classic shapes and — rather than bright hues — neutral colors, which work well for fall for an outdoor dining room. A pendant fixture is great for when the days are getting shorter.

Potted Boxwoods, $60, jossandmain.com

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blue outdoor daybeds
Mikkel Vang
Comfortable Outdoor Fall Furniture

There's no reason why outdoor furniture shouldn't be as comfortable as indoor furniture. Add cozy pillows and throw blankets, and you'll never want to come inside.

Throw Blanket, $20, amazon.com

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outdoor living room
Lisa Romerein
A Semi-Outdoor Living Room

Create a relaxing year-round space with insulated curtains and a fireplace. That way, you can keep the elements out but still be outside.

Blue Pillow, $31, wayfair.com

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fire pit
Francesco Lagnese
Fire Pit

S'mores in the summer, all the cozy feels in the fall. Go one step further and add built-in seating around it.

Throw Blanket, $25, jossandmain.com

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dock with umbrella and chairs
Don Freeman
Lakeside Dock

Who says lake season is over when summer ends? Outfit your dock with reclining chairs, lanterns, and large red towels.

Umbrella, $53, jossandmain.com

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