We’ve never shopped for garden furniture like we are in 2021 – that’s what restaurant closures and a pandemic will do to you. Despite the uncertain weather situation and bars, pubs and restaurants reopening, we’re utilising every room in our home, gardens included, so it’s no surprise that the demand for garden furniture and decor in the UK is higher than ever – Etsy UK reported a 2644% increase in searches for patio furniture in the last three months alone.
Functional and classic garden furniture aside, there’s a few key garden décor trends that are already proving to be in demand, according to Etsy’s experts. Take note: these are the top garden furniture trends 2021 to shop:
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Best prosecco tables
Large or small outdoor tables that can double up as Prosecco bars are big news for 2021. Etsy has already seen a 1445% increase in searches for outdoor tables, with purpose-built Prosecco and wine tables, handmade to hold wine glasses, champagne flutes and bottles perfectly, already selling out.
Portable wine picnic table, £120, Etsy
Outdoor Prosecco and wine table, £70.01, Etsy
Wine wooden table, £134, Etsy
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Best hanging garden chairs
Outdoor seating gets a relaxed to the max makeover, with hanging garden chairs – known as egg chairs - the most popular choice. You can choose from standalone chairs, which come with their own stand, or a rope chair that hangs from a sturdy tree.
Cotton rope hanging chair, £74.90, Etsy
Striped hanging garden chair, £43.92, Etsy
Folding hanging rattan chair, £223.04, Etsy
Best garden bars
As pubs and bars are increasingly fully-booked, the nation is playing landlord by creating their own bar or garden pub – Etsy saw a 3632% increase in searches for outdoor bars and accessories. The outdoor pubs range in size from small garden drinks cabinets or outdoor drinks trolleys to handmade wooden garden pubs, big enough to seat two to four patrons. Hello hostess with the mostess.
The Little Lily Garden Bar, from £229, Etsy
Personalised garden bar, £80, Etsy
Handmade bespoke garden bar, from £270, Etsy
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Best firepit tables
The only way to heat your garden in 2021? A firepit – they’re so popular that many large retailers are struggling to keep them in stock! This year sees the firepit go centre stage, as it becomes the built-in focal point of outdoor dining tables, or smaller garden coffee tables with firepits in the centre.
Round firepit, £299.99, Etsy
Garden firepit table, from £2,600, Etsy
Classic concrete firepit table, from £760, Etsy
Personalised deck chairs
We love anything personalised, and a deck chair with your name on is the ultimate in garden goals. You can even get one for the kids!
Personalised adult deckchair, £125, Etsy
Personalised children’s star deckchair, £80, Etsy
Mr & Mrs personalised deckchairs, £272.24, Etsy
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Sustainable outdoor dining
Alfresco dining is here to stay and eco-friendly tablescapes are set to be all over Instagram come summer. Think reusable cotton napkins and matching tablecloths, glass straws and hand embroidered picnic blankets.
Fruit melamine plates, £19.52, Etsy
Hand embroidered picnic blanket, from £48, Etsy
Stainless steel champagne flutes, £12.95, Etsy
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