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Palmetto All-Weather Wicker Sectional via Pottery Barn
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Comfy Lounge Furniture

Hosting a large party? Find some versatile furniture to style your own outdoor lounge area. Make sure there's plenty of seating for your guests using pieces like sectionals that are both portable and comfortable.

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Bradenton Outdoor Wicker Bar 3-piece Set via Kohl's
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Outdoor Bar

With the summer sun comes plenty of outdoor activities like hiking, swimming and sipping cocktails on patios (yes, that definitely counts). Whether you're hosting a daytime brunch in the backyard or an evening barbecue, invest in an outdoor bar set to mix up those ice cold drinks.

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Classic Fire Pit

Speaking of outdoor activities, we can't forget about camping. Bring those classic campfire s'mores to your backyard bash with a stylish fire pit.

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Caged Bulb String Lights via Anthropologie
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Outdoor Lighting

You can soak up the sun during the day, but when the evening settles in the party doesn't have to stop. From tiki torches to string lights, there are plenty of stylish details to choose from to illuminate your outdoor space.

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Bold Pillows

Say goodbye to spring pastels until next year and ring in the bold prints. Complement your lounge furniture with bright colored pillows made of fade-resistant fabrics. Between the sunshine and rain showers, you won't have to worry about these colors bleaching before next summer.

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Galvanized Metal Rolling Wagon Party Bucket via Pottery Barn
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Compact Cooler

Warms beverages should be the least of your worries. Make sure you have an insulated cooler to keep those drinks cold for hours. An option like this one with wheels easily brings the party right to your guests as they enjoy your comfy lounge furniture.

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Buffet Style

Whether you're inviting over a few close friends or the whole neighborhood, keep it simple with serveware that's easy to clean up. A tiered server is a stylish addition to your outdoor tabletop and an easy way to refill those delicious hors d'oeuvres.

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SONOMA Goods for Life™ Ashbury Dining Patio Collection via Kohl's
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Patio Set

Add some elegance to your outdoor dining area with a patio set that's ready for whatever weather rolls in. An umbrella is a must-have to beat the heat or stay dry during any unexpected light showers.

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Quality Grillware

When you want to show off your grill skills, use the right equipment to sear your food to perfection. A steel set like this can handle the heat and contains a durable nonstick coating to keep in all that smoky flavor.

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Personalized BBQ Tools

Prime grilling doesn't just stop at exceptional cookware. Invest in some durable cutlery and BBQ tools, and while you're at it, don't forget the monogram to make it your own.

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Champagne Bubbles Highball Glasses by Anthropologie
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Festive Drinkware

Dinner and a fireworks show isn't complete without festive drinks so break out the patriotic details. Skip the cocktail umbrellas entirely and go for these bubbly glasses with red, white and blue streamers. All that's left to do is sit back, relax and sip while you watch the sky light up on the Fourth of July.

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Coral & Starfish Melamine Plates, Mixed Set of 4 by Pottery Barn
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Seasonal Dishware

Bring the beach to your outdoor tablescape with seaside elements and aqua shades. Even if you're nowhere near the ocean, a coral and starfish set like this is so fitting for the season's warm weather.

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Homemade Frozen Treats

Who needs an ice cream truck when you can make your favorite ice cream flavors at home? This way, everyone can customize their dessert with fruits and sweets of their choice. Are you ready to being planning your Fourth of July celebration? Start registering for these essentials!