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Ikea Summer 2018: 10 Best Products for Outdoor Living on a Budget

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Ikea Summer 2018: 10 Best Products for Outdoor Living on a Budget

May 1, 2018

As if the soft-serve ice cream cones ($1) weren’t enough to lure me into braving the crowds at my nearest Ikea store: Ikea’s newest collection of outdoor furnishings, plant pots, and accessories for summer 2018 includes new products to create an instantly stylish outdoor living or dining space. Here are 10 of our favorites.

Havsten Sofa

Ikea&#8\2\17;s Havsten outdoor seating collection includes an armchair, sofas in three sizes, and several armless add-on sofas, including the Havsten Two-Seat Sofa (shown) for €435 at Ikea UK.
Above: Ikea’s Havsten outdoor seating collection includes an armchair, sofas in three sizes, and several armless add-on sofas, including the Havsten Two-Seat Sofa (shown) for €435 at Ikea UK.

Krokholmen Coffee Table

A Krokholmen Coffee Table designed for outdoor use is made of galvanized steel with a polyester powder coating; \$34.99.
Above: A Krokholmen Coffee Table designed for outdoor use is made of galvanized steel with a polyester powder coating; $34.99.

Sötholmen Cushion Cover

A zippered Sötholmen Cushion Cover has a water-repellent lining and is \$\15.
Above: A zippered Sötholmen Cushion Cover has a water-repellent lining and is $15.

Solvinden Solar Lamp

A cordless Solvinden Solar-Powered Globe Pendant Lamp has a rechargeable battery (AAA, \1.\2V), which recharges in nine to \1\2 hours, depending on how sunny the weather is; it is \$7.99.
Above: A cordless Solvinden Solar-Powered Globe Pendant Lamp has a rechargeable battery (AAA, 1.2V), which recharges in nine to 12 hours, depending on how sunny the weather is; it is $7.99.
A dark gray stoneware Sommar Hanging Planter with a cotton hanging cord is \$\1\2.99.
Above: A dark gray stoneware Sommar Hanging Planter with a cotton hanging cord is $12.99.

Socker Watering Cans

A new turquoise powder-coated Socker Watering Can is four inches high; \$5.99.
Above: A new turquoise powder-coated Socker Watering Can is four inches high; $5.99.

Solvinden Pendant Lamps

A tube-shaped Solvinden Solar-Powered Pendant Lamp  is &#8\2\20;easy to use because no cords or plugs are needed,&#8\2\2\1; notes Ikea. It is \$9.99.
Above: A tube-shaped Solvinden Solar-Powered Pendant Lamp is “easy to use because no cords or plugs are needed,” notes Ikea. It is $9.99.

Black Socker Plant Pots

Black is a seasonal color for Ikea&#8\2\17;s popular Socker Plant Pots, and they will be available in two sizes; £6.50 to £8. For availability in the US, see Socker.
Above: Black is a seasonal color for Ikea’s popular Socker Plant Pots, and they will be available in two sizes; £6.50 to £8. For availability in the US, see Socker.

Sommar Candle Lanterns

Suitable for both indoor and outdoor use, a steel and glass Sommar Candle Lantern is \$\24.99.
Above: Suitable for both indoor and outdoor use, a steel and glass Sommar Candle Lantern is $24.99.

Sommar Vases

A set of three colored-glass Sommar Vases is \$4.99.
Above: A set of three colored-glass Sommar Vases is $4.99.
Are you setting up a patio, deck, or balcony for outdoor living? For tips, see our curated guide to Decks & Patios and our recent 10 Easy Pieces posts on Rattan Hanging Chairs, Round Wood Dining Tables, and Outdoor Dining Chairs in Pastel Colors. See more of our Ikea favorites:

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