6 Essentials For a Soulful Summer Outside

Days are longer, nights are warmer, and cravings for watermelon and BBQ increase 100-fold this time of year. When it comes to hosting summer gatherings or simply creating the perfect relaxing space outdoors, we’ve got 6 essentials to bring a little soul into the season. Read on to check out stores’ top picks for summer, plus one bonus summerscape that’s got us dreaming about lemonade and iced tea all day long:

1. Colorful Throw Pillows


“Our bright throw pillows are Minneapolis’ summer pick because they are a fun, inexpensive way to add a seasonal pop of color!”

Nadeau Minneapolis 

2. Functional Teak Pieces

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“Our abstract teak bench isn’t just a piece of furniture, it’s a sculpture. The bench will enhance your outdoor living space with functionality and beauty (teak holds up to the elements!), making it our Charleston summertime pick!”

Nadeau Charleston

3. Bar Carts on Wheels 

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“Bar carts are great for summer because they offer a versatile serving piece that you can you use both in your dining room or out on the deck.  They make entertaining a breeze!”

Nadeau Birmingham

4. Big Cushy Floor Pillows


“Reading the latest Southern Living Magazine under the shade of the Savannah magnolia trees with these floor pillows and straw poofs are a summer must. They add color to your porch and can easily be carried to the grassy lawn!”

Nadeau Savannah 

5. Natural Decor & Accessories 


Summer is about enjoying the sunshine, carefree fun and relaxing, which is why we’re loving these new accessories. They are the perfect way to easily brighten up and refresh your favorite spaces, while adding a pop of fun color for the season.”

Nadeau San Antonio

6. Classic Summer Adirondack Chairs 


“This is the perfect chair for lounging by the pool, during your family cookout, or even watching fireworks!”

Nadeau Nashville

Bonus: Pick up an entire outdoor set to bring it all together!

Casey’s beautiful backyard grabbed our attention when she tagged us on Instagram and it’s easy to see why:

“I wanted something unique that fit our laid back life style and Nadeau had exactly what we were looking for our outdoor living space. It has character and originality, we couldn’t be happier. The sales team at Nadeau in Austin, TX were absolutely delightful to work with also. I tried to leave with one of everything, but my husband thought maybe that wasn’t a good idea for some reason. We will definitely be back for more!”

Take a peak at Casey’s new set-up:

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For more summer inspiration, check out our Summer Outside board on Pinterest and just try not to add another strand of twinkle lights to your porch. Now if you’ll excuse us, iced-cold lemonade calls!

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