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Searching for that perfect outdoor gift for your friend, family member, or neighbor? From grilling gadgets to binoculars, gas grills, and ice-filled coolers, there are endless backyard gifts that are thoughtful and practical. It's hard to know what someone already has at home, which is why we suggest taking a look at the unique suggestions below to really wow the person you're gifting.
Don't forget, the best gifts come from the heart.
Outdoor Patio Gifts
Patio furniture is a large and personal purchase, but it can make a fantastic gift for your partner or a family member if you know what their style is. Any of these great gift ideas show that you really want them to feel relaxed and at home in their backyard.
OUTLAND LIVING Granville Fire Table
Gorgeous, sleek, and weatherproof, this OUTLAND LIVING fire table is a must for anyone who plans to do a lot of entertaining outside. With an award-winning modern design, this table features a glass top that reflects the flames, which are rated 50,000 BTU/HR. It's the small details, like the auto-ignition feature and adjustable chrome knob that make this fire table so easy to use. When you aren't using the fire feature in cold weather, you can simply close the lid and use the table for dining.
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A Stylish Outdoor Area Rug
Your outdoor living room should be able to rival your indoor one. If you have a patio, an outdoor area rug will provide coziness and cohesion, bringing together your outdoor furniture and linking your interiors to your outside space. A beautiful rug with a geometric pattern will bring style and warmth to a wooden or tile patio. The best rugs will be UV and stain-resistant so that they can last for years.
While a patio umbrella is not the first thing everyone thinks to buy for their own backyard, it is undoubtedly useful on sunny days and provides some privacy from neighbors. If you want to be able to use the umbrella at night, opt for one with solar lights that charge during the day and provide light and ambiance at night.
What could be more stress-relieving than reading in a hammock on a warm evening? This is one of the best Father's Day gifts because new dads (and moms) need a quiet place to put their feet up every now and then. There are endless varieties to choose from, including ones with ropes and wood, camping hammocks, and quilted hammocks.
Decorative Backyard Gifts
OUTLAND LIVING Fernie Vertical Garden
Know someone who would like to grow their own garden, but can't because they either don't have enough space or have pests in their yard that always destroy their crops? Vertical garden provides the perfect fit for small spaces, with four rotating food-safe bins that make for easy planting and cleaning.
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If you need a small, but meaningful gift, a wind chime is a wonderful option. Even if your friend already has a wind chime, there is always room for another in the front or back of the house. As the sound of the chime is soothing and beautiful, this is the perfect gift idea for a wedding.
If you're shopping for a bird-lover, what could be a more perfect gift than a unique birdhouse? It will look adorable in their new backyard, feed their feathered friends, and provide endless entertainment. If you choose to have the birdhouse custom-made, you can choose the perfect size and colors.
OUTLAND LIVING Glass Rock Set
If you have a fire pit or fire table and want it to really sparkle, then these glass rocks will do the trick. Made of tempered glass, they come in four different colors to light up the night with their dazzling appearance.
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Barbecue Tool Set
Be the first to give your grill-loving friend a whole kit of grilling utensils. They can throw their old spatula away as this is a gift any grill master would cherish. With items like stainless steel tongs, a fork, a basting brush, a grill cleaner, and more, a full tool kit will be a big upgrade. Bonus points if you find one that comes in a stylish carrying case.
For anyone who likes to grill, digital thermometers will top their gift lists because they are 100% necessary when you're cooking meat. The best thermometers have a smart design with an instant-read and a backlit screen for grilling at night. We're sure your grill-savvy friend will put their thermometer to good use.
Ambiance Gifts for the Deck or Patio
Light up the entire yard with string hanging lights, which you can find at many online retailers, including Amazon. Warm white string lights are one of the best products for lighting up special events or for use anytime you are relaxing on your patio.
OUTLAND LIVING Premium Fire Pit
A fire pit is an enviable backyard feature that naturally brings people together. This premium version is durable, yet lightweight, so it can be moved around in its carry kit. It's easy to set up with a propane gas tank and has auto-ignition so all you need to do is turn it on and enjoy the fire. Or, if you prefer, you can use the natural gas converter and connect the fire bowl to your home's gas line. This fire pit is CSA approved for use during most fire bans -- learn more about burn bans here.
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OUTLAND LIVING Tonga Torches
Light the way to your scenic backyard oasis with these sleek black steel torches. They feature a good quality tripod base and a high-heat enamel wind guard so you can use these lights even on a breezy evening.
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Outdoor Entertaining Gifts
Want to find a fun gift at a great price? Backyard games are the best for large group getaways and family weekends spent outside.
Wood Croquet Set
Croquet is a classic game that is always lots of fun for a group of adults. A traditional wooden set is one of the best outdoor entertaining gifts because it gets everyone involved and is very easy to play.
Lawn Water Slide
Slip N' Slide-style water slides are a summer pastime that will never stop being fun. This is the perfect housewarming gift for a friend or neighbor with kids above toddler age.
Finalizing Your Backyard Gift Ideas
Now that you've read through our handy gift guide, you hopefully have some backyard gift ideas that will work for your friend or family member. Being in nature is good for the mind, body, and spirit, which is why these outdoor gifts for the deck or patio are always appreciated. Whether you're shopping for the holiday season, Father's Day, or the Fourth of July, make sure there is never a dull moment!