How to Create an Inviting Outdoor Living Space

Getting ready for summer garden parties, family gatherings and firing up the BBQ?

You’ve mown the lawn, tidied up the flower beds and the sun has finally made an appearance… but do you have the garden furniture and accessories sorted for the season?

If the answer is no, we’re here to help! With our garden top picks, start booking in dates with your clan and make some memories this summer! From garden furniture sets to outdoor rugs and pizza ovens – create an inviting outdoor space for you all to enjoy.

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1. Maze Rattan Oxford Lifestyle Suite

Maze Rattan Oxford Lifestyle Suite

Let’s kick things off with a garden furniture set! As soon as you step out into the garden, with the Maze Rattan Oxford Lifestyle Suite ready to greet you, you immediately want to have a sit down – the plump cushions will be calling your name!

The 3 in 1 design can be adapted to suit the situation. If you’ve got friends and family coming over, the sectional garden sofa splits out to form extra seating and a coffee table. They’re staying for dinner? Raise the circular table to create a dining set. Fancy a day of topping up your suntan? Slot the sections together to create a day bed style sunlounger and get a good dose of vitamin D.

Made with high quality, woven PU rattan frames and topped with showerproof cushions – even if the weather turns, your set will be protected.

2. Maze Rattan Oxford Corner Dining Set with Ice Bucket

Maze Rattan Oxford Corner Dining Set with Ice Bucket

A set made for summer celebrations – toast the season with the Maze Rattan Oxford Corner Dining Set with Ice Bucket. Seating 8 comfortably; fill the bucket, get the champers on ice and enjoy the ‘clink clink’ of glasses while you tuck into alfresco feasts! What’s more inviting than a cold glass of bubbles?

When the celebrations have come to an end, lower the height-adjustable table to create a casual coffee table setup – great for when things are winding down.

Crafted with high strength and lightweight aluminium frames, wrapped in a weatherproof PU rattan and finished with a tempered glass top table and luxurious deep filled showerproof cushions – guests might not want to get up!

3. Maze Rattan Regal 8 Seat Fire Pit Bar Table and Chairs

Maze Rattan Regal 8 Seat Fire Pit Bar Table and Chairs

Invite over 7 of your favourite people and gather around the Maze Rattan Regal 8 Seat Fire Pit Bar Table and Chairs! Featuring a gas-powered fire pit at the centre with glass surround, shelf and cooking pans – everyone can get stuck into the cooking and enjoy grilled meals out in the sunshine.

From sizzling steaks to seared veggies and sides, you’ll be surrounded by smiling faces… as long as you don’t forget the beverages! Even when plates are cleared, enjoy the flickering flames late into the night and keep the party going for longer.

The stain, UV and frost resistant quilted seating offers comfort and support while you sit and dine together and can remain outside 24/7/365!

4. Fab Hab Kilimanjaro Outdoor Rug in Black

Fab Hab Kilimanjaro Outdoor Rug in Black

Style up your garden furniture set with a series of outdoor accessories. The perfect centrepiece to any outdoor sofa set or garden dining table – the Fab Hab Rugs are the perfect finishing touch.

Made of recycled plastic bottles – all designs are completely weatherproof and reversible, allowing you to change up the look if your garden needs a refresh! Choose from a wide selection of patterns, colours and sizes – your patio, decking or balcony will be the envy of all of your acquaintances.

5. Maze Rattan 3 x 3m Pergola with Roof and LED Lighting

Maze Rattan 3 x 3m Pergola with Roof and LED Lighting

Booked in a family gathering, but the forecast is looking unkind? The Maze Rattan 3 x 3m Pergola with Roof and LED Lighting, saves the day! Offering protection from the rain, wind and sun there’s no need to cancel those plans!

Position over your garden furniture, BBQ setup or hot tub and adjust the roof panels and textilene sides to suit your needs. With LED lighting built into the structure, change the lights to set the mood and add a set of outdoor speakers into the mix and have yourself an unforgettable garden party!

6. Ooni Fyra 12 Portable Wood-Fired Outdoor Pizza Oven

Ooni Fyra 12 Portable Wood-Fired Outdoor Pizza Oven

There is nothing more inviting than the smell of homemade pizza. The Ooni Fyra 12 Portable Wood-Fired Outdoor Pizza Oven is sure to bring in the RSVPs! A sense sensation – the smokey aromas, mouth-watering flavours and photo-worthy Ooni pizzas are second to none!

Reaching temperatures of 500°C in 15 minutes; once hot, pizzas are ready in 60 seconds. When you have a whole host of guests queuing up to be fed, an Ooni pizza oven is essential to garden gatherings. Create 12-inch pizzas and calzones, covered in gooey cheese, fresh toppings and an array of herbs! Not just for pizza – don your chef’s hat and try out lots of recipe ideas. Casseroles, kebabs, steaks, roasts and even warm, baked bread! Guests will go home satisfied!

7. Maze Rattan Set of 3 Quad Solar Garden Lights

Maze Rattan Set of 3 Quad Solar Garden Lights

No garden is complete without outside lighting! Enjoy your garden from day to night with the Maze Rattan Set of 3 Quad Solar Garden Lights.

Arriving as a set of 3 in alternating sizes, create an arrangement around your garden furniture set or scatter through the garden. You could even place them along pathways so guests can better navigate the patio.

Completely weatherproof with 3 levels of brightness, lower the garden lanterns if you’d like a more intimate backdrop to your evenings. Solar or USB powered, even on the greyest of days your garden will be illuminated!

8. Cook King Porto Fire Bowl

Cook King Porto Fire Bowl

Doubling as a fire pit and BBQ; the flickering flames, smokey aromas and warming heat are very inviting indeed.

The integrated plate creates teppanyaki-style dishes – enjoy sizzling steaks, sausages, sweetcorn, fresh veggies and more. Once everyone is fed and couldn’t fit in another mouthful, stoke the fire, gather around the flames and warm yourselves late into the night.

And what better way to end an evening in the garden than to toast marshmallows on the embers! With additional accessories available, create a fire pit you can enjoy all year round.

Found the Garden Furniture and Accessories for You and Your Guests to Enjoy?

You best move fast; our selection doesn’t stick around for long! If you’d like to know more about our top Garden Furniture and Outdoor Accessories, we invite you to give us a call on +44 (0) 1305 231231 or send us an email at


With more than 10 years’ experience in providing advice and support to parents looking for their perfect kids bed, mother of 2, Nathalie Davis is passionate about helping children develop. In her role as Director of Product Procurement at Cuckooland, Nathalie has helped thousands of parents improve their children’s sleep and sleeping habits through the beds and mattresses she sources and the articles she writes. In her spare time she teaches her Golden Retriever to be a responsible vegetarian and is often spotted sifting through clothes at her local Charity Shops.

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