Celebrate your great outdoors with pendants by Arteriors, Penrose planters from Room & Board and more

You know what they say about first impressions… Why not make your doormat an invitation to come in, and get comfortable? Anthropologie’s floral doormat is all that, plus it’s made of durable vinyl-backed coconut fiber that’ll stand up to all those visitors. $48. Anthropologie, South Coast Plaza :: anthropologie.com

There are few things that say summer more than wicker and porch swinging. All the praise, therefore, goes to CB2 for creating the pod hanging chair, a “mod pod” that’s crafted to last. Two artisans take seven days to hand weave recyclable resin around an aluminum powder-coated frame. You will be forgiven for not sharing your seat. $799 CB2, South Coast Plaza :: cb2.com

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Get your rock on in style. Tidelli’s Bora Bora rocking chair is crafted with Brazilian eucalyptus and their signature nautical rope in a variety of colors (here in mustard). Durable, beautiful and from a family-owned brand commitment to social responsibility (Tidelli employs local residents at its facility in northern Brazil). $1,880 :: tidelli.com 

Poolside is the place to meet in summer, but eww to sticky chaises: Serena & Lily’s Coronado chaise offers relaxation, with fabric to repel water and resist mildew and stains. $3,098 Serena & Lily, 3636 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach :: serenaandlilly.com

Consider adding someseasonal color with Farrow& Ball’s Bancha No. 298.A slightly darker take onolive, this green tone lendsserenity to spaces, much likethe Japanese tea leaves afterwhich Bancha is named. $110 for four liters.Farrow & Ball, SOCO:: farrow-ball.com

The day has finally come when fabric technology can withstand the outdoors. Made from flat-woven UV resistant polyester, The Meza indoor/outdoor rugalso happens to be gorgeous.$48-$798Anthropologie, South Coast Plaza:: anthropologie.com

The Lynx 42” Professional Freestanding All Trident grill has it all – infrared burners up to 69,000 BTU, a premium smoker box, seamless commercial-grade welded construction, grill surface lights, and a slow-cooking rotisserie powered by a three-speed motor. Invite guests over – lots of them. From $7,819 :: lynxgrills.com

Restoration Hardware’s Ojai round fire table has clean lines and concrete construction. Pleasing and neutral enough to pair with any decor, the wide rim is great for setting out drinks and hors d’oeuvres. A choice of natural gas or propane make it versatile and functional. $5,595Restoration Hardware South Coast Plaza :: restorationhardware.com