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Backyard Wow Factors To Elevate Your Summer Entertaining

Backyard Wow Factors To Elevate Your Summer Entertaining

Cindy Cody Team - Backyard Wow Factors To Elevate Your Summer Entertaining

We all know it’s the people who make for a great summer BBQ. But what if you could offer some great activities and fun decor to create a memorable atmosphere in your backyard? We found these awesome wow factors that will make your backyard the place to be this summer!

Backyard Lounging

CANVAS Sydney All-Weather Double Outdoor/Patio Egg Chair, Grey Composite_or_Mixed
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This double egg chair is a cozy spot for hanging out with friends and family and will be the ultimate spot for some great photos. Plus, when you’re done entertaining, it looks lIke the perfect place for a coffee and a summer read.

Olara Jacquard Gray Ottoman - Primary View 1 of 9 (Open Fullscreen View).
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A pouf is the perfect way to create a cozy outdoor living space. It’s a great way to accessorize your backyard and add a pop of pattern or colour. Plus this adorable ottoman acts as extra seating wherever you need it.

outdoor string lights
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Don’t forget about lighting in your backyard. The BBQ may start in the afternoon, but keep the fun going into the evening with string lights.

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These cute herringbone torches are an alternative to the tiki torch. Use them to light a path, or add some additional lighting atmosphere to your firepit or table setting.


Summer Sipping

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No one said bar carts have to be kept inside!

DuraClear® Tritan Outdoor Highball Glasses, Multicolored, Set of 6
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Don’t be afraid to go all-out with your outdoor drinkware. There are so many fun (and unbreakable) products out there.

Let the Games Begin

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Being in the outdoors is all about fun. And there’s nothing more fun than taking your favourite game and making it oversized. Add an oversized Connect 4 or Jenga to your backyard and let the competition begin.


Bocce Ball Set (Open Larger View)
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Bocce ball is a fun casual game to set up for your guests. It’s a quick game to learn and requires no set up!

6 Player Croquet Set with Carrying Case
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Not only is a croquet set an invitation for some competition… it looks cute in any back yard!


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Keep the fun going with some bowling! It’s not your typical lawn-bowling set.


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Cornhole is a classic backyard game. Plus you can find lots of different colours and designs to match your outdoor decor (or you can easily make your own!).

Floating Around

Gone are the days of the boring innertube. Here are some fantastic floaties to add to your pool.


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H for Happy™ Peach Inflatable Pool Tube. View a larger version of this product image.
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Pool Central Inflatable Orange and White Round Slice Swimming Pool Float Product Image #2
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