Outdoor Beanbags

Outdoor Beanbags

Despite the fact that outdoor beanbags are not really a suitable alternative to genuine outdoor furniture over the long term, they are an excellent way to add some character to a garden or outdoor space and mix things up.

People have been purchasing beanbags for years, and while they may not be the best choice over the long haul, they are certainly the ideal thing to sit on while sitting in the garden and chilling out. Here are our suggestions on how to make the most of your new outdoor beanbag.

Choose your colour

At beanbags.co.uk, we have a huge array of beanbags that are suitable for outdoor use for both children and adults in a wide variety of colours.

There's always something you'll like regardless of your taste and budget. You can also order a few different ones if you're unable to choose or if you want to mix and match and create a fun vibe in your garden or outdoor space.

The colours we stock currently are:

Aqua:

A bright and vibrant shade that is perfect for those summer days, is perfect for children and looks amazing near a pool or other water feature.

Black:

Because black goes with just about anything, it's a great choice if you want an outdoor beanbag that blends into your decor without standing out too much. You can also use it around the house if you no longer want to use it outside or simply need somewhere to sit.

Blue:

This colour is ideal for any areas where you want to add colour or contrast to a more neutral setting. It comes in a bright, vibrant blue shade that works well with a variety of colour schemes and will look great in your garden, on a balcony or any outdoor space that needs brightening up.

Green:

This shade of green is not too bright and overwhelming, so it would go well in your garden and blend in perfectly even if you chose a more neutral decor for your regular garden furniture. It would look great against whites or creams, and would also be a good choice for a garden room on those days when you need to bring it inside.

Grey:

This subtle shade of grey for outdoor beanbags is a hit because of how well it matches any colour or style of decor. Because of this, a beanbag in this grey colour will work in any outdoor space, and will look especially good in a garden or balcony where there’s a lot of green.

Lime:

Bright, fun, and the perfect summer shade, this lime colour is a must for beanbags that you want to use in an outdoor space such as a garden or balcony and is great for children and adults alike.

Navy:

Navy is a classic colour that, although not always on-trend, never really goes out of fashion. Navy outdoor beanbags are great because they look good in any outdoor space and match with almost any decor and look especially good against vibrant greens.

Olive:

A beanbag in this olive colour would be a great addition to any outdoor space, as it will provide just the right amount of contrast to make colourful items such as pink, blue and yellow stand out so it looks great next to trees and flowers. These outdoor beanbags will also work well in a garden room decorated in earthy or neutral colours like brown and cream.

Orange:

Nothing says it’s summer quite like the fun, happy colour of orange, and these outdoor beanbags in this colour will look great in any garden, especially when mixed with other bright colours such as lime green, pink and green.

Pink:

This beautiful shade of pink will match perfectly with other bright colours such as orange, green and blue, so you can mix and match your outdoor beanbags to create a truly summer vibe.

Platinum:

A subtle shade that can really work in any outdoor space, especially where there’s a lot of contrasting colours of green from trees and different colours from flowers. These platinum outdoor beanbags also work really well when paired with beanbags in more vibrant shades of pink, green, orange, and blue.

Purple:

A retro-looking purple outdoor beanbag is just the thing to brighten up an outdoor space such as a garden or balcony, especially where the decor is more neutral.

Red:

An outdoor beanbag in this bright shade of red will look great all year round, so if you’re lucky enough to live somewhere that allows you to use your garden in winter, a red beanbag could be just the thing to add a pop of colour.

Where to use your outdoor beanbag?

Outdoor beanbags are great because you can place them wherever you want, and they're super comfortable.

Aside from that, you can also move them to different locations at any time, so you can take them to the garden, into your man cave, or even next to the pool, for example.

Here are a few suggestions for where you might use your beanbag chair.

Man/Woman cave:

If you'd like to add some fun decor to your man cave or woman cave, an outdoor beanbag is a great choice. It's a simple, fun, and relaxing way to sit and chill with your friends while drinking or reading a book. Whether you have a lot of space or not, a few beanbags carefully strewn across the floor is a great way to sit and relax with your friends.

Den:

Having an outdoor beanbag in your den or chill out area, such as a TV room in the basement or a smaller room that's exclusively for quiet time, would make a great addition. Outdoor beanbags in different colours and sizes scattered across the floor for people to sit on during a movie, plus the fun splash of colour, makes for a fun, chilled atmosphere.

Garden room/Conservatory:

Outdoor beanbags are a wonderful addition to any garden room or conservatory. Not only are garden furniture items costly, but you might not have much space either, so if you have a larger piece of garden furniture and some brightly coloured beanbags on the ground, visitors may enjoy sitting and relaxing.

Balcony:

You might think that you're restricted to only hanging out laundry on a small balcony if you don't have a lot of room, but thanks to how flexible they are, outdoor beanbags are the perfect choice to create a seating area. Using brightly coloured beanbags and decorative panels, you can create your own little private sanctuary that you can enjoy during summer days.

Garden:

You can save a lot of money by using outdoor beanbags in addition to garden furniture Beanbags are also a good way to make the most of a small outdoor area without making it seem crowded. You can also create a relaxed and chilled out vibe with a selection of outdoor beanbags for the garden. You can let your children sit in the beanbags without worrying about them falling because they are so easy to sit in.

Poolside:

What could be better than lounging beside a pool in a comfortable beanbag? These outdoor beanbags are not heavy or difficult to move around when you need to be in the shade or if the weather gets a bit colder and are perfect for use near a pool. You don’t want to be moving your loungers or covering them up when you can just take a beanbag inside.

Camping:

There are not many luxuries or home comforts when camping, so it’s not the low-maintenance activity many people think when you factor in that you need a lot of equipment.

Foldable camping chairs are typically what people bring as they want to enjoy sitting outside their tents and appreciate nature when actually an outdoor beanbag would be much more comfortable and convenient to take with you, not to mention that it wouldn't require much space, so it’s easy to pack in with the rest of your stuff in the car.

Who can use an outdoor beanbag?

Outdoor beanbags are suitable for people of all ages, but there are some things to keep in mind if you have children or are elderly. In particular, children under the age of 2 should not be left in beanbags without being supervised.

Those who have mobility or back problems or have difficulty standing on their own should be careful when using beanbag chairs.

Is an outdoor beanbag a good alternative to outdoor furniture?

Though outdoor beanbags are not long term alternatives to chairs and outdoor furniture for various reasons, this doesn’t mean they can’t be utilised in conjunction or as an alternative in certain circumstances.

For example, you can use outdoor beanbags as an alternative to garden furniture if you don’t have enough outdoor space.

Because beanbags are so versatile and simple to carry, you can move them between rooms as necessary and only bring them outside when needed - for example, if you have visitors and then put them away again you don’t need them.

How to care for your outdoor beanbags?

Keeping your outdoor beanbag clean is one of the easiest things to do. Beanbags.co.uk beanbags do not have removable covers, but they are water-resistant and made from 100% polyester, so they can easily be cleaned with a damp cloth.

To keep your beanbag in excellent condition, avoid eating and drinking strongly coloured foods and liquids near it. If spillages occur, clean them immediately.

Other beanbag styles

You can mix and match your beanbags at beanbags.co.uk if you want a conventional beanbag chair or if you prefer something different.

We have a wide variety of styles, colours, and sizes. There is something for everyone, whether you're on a budget or not.

All of our beanbags are handmade from the finest materials and are designed to last.

The only issue you'll have is deciding which one you like the best.