Lifestyle Garden Furniture Winter Wonderland: Transform your Garden with Cosy Furniture Ideas


The winter months are swiftly approaching, bringing the promise of crisp air and the tranquil beauty of a garden blanketed in frost. Whilst it may be tempting to retreat indoors, there’s a unique charm and potential to be uncovered in your outdoor space during the colder season. With Lifestyle Garden, available at Shackletons Home and Garden, you can transform your outdoor space into a cosy winter retreat that embraces the season. In this blog post, we delve into ways to curate a warm inviting garden using weather-resistant furniture and stylish accessories. Get inspired and learn how to make the most of your garden this winter.

Choose Weather-Resistant Furniture

The foundation of any outdoor space is the furniture, and choosing the right pieces is crucial, especially during winter.

Durable Materials:

Opt for furniture crafted from materials known for their durability and resistance to weather elements. Lifestyle Garden Furniture offers an exquisite range of products made from robust materials. The Lifestyle Garden Solana 6 Stacking Dining Set is part of the aluminium range, which can be left outdoors during the cold winter months, offering a great option for outdoor dining all year round.

The Lifestyle Garden Palau Lounge Set is also part of our aluminium range. Its slate aluminium material can endure the winter months and stay in great condition, the cushions are easily removable, making this a cosy and practical choice.

Warm Up with Stylish Accessories

Accessories play a pivotal role in amplifying the cosiness of your garden.

Cushions and Throws: Add an extra layer of warmth and comfort with plush cushions and throws. Opt for weather-resistant fabrics in rich, warm hues to create a welcoming atmosphere.

Outdoor Rugs: Introduce texture and warmth underfoot with an outdoor rug. Not only does it add a touch of luxury, but it also helps to define your seating area, making it feel more intimate.

Lighting: Create a magical ambience with outdoor lighting. String lights, lanterns, or integrated lighting in your furniture can transform your space, making it attractive and welcoming.

Protect Your Investment

Taking care of your garden furniture ensures it looks its best and remains functional for years to come.

Regular Maintenance: Clean your furniture regularly to prevent the buildup of dirt and grime. Most Lifestyle Garden Furniture is easy to maintain, requiring a simple wash with mild soap and water.

Protective Covers: Invest in high-quality covers, like the bespoke Lifestyle Garden Furniture Covers, to protect your furniture when not in use. This is particularly important during winter to safeguard your furniture from harsh weather conditions.

Create a Focal Point

A focal point in your garden draws attention and creates a sense of purpose in your outdoor space. Whether that’s a sculpture, water feature or simply your seating area, make sure you’ve got one standout attribute within your garden.

Fire Pits and Heaters: Consider adding a fire pit or outdoor heater to your garden. Not only does it provide a source of warmth, allowing you to enjoy your garden even on cooler nights, but it also acts as a natural gathering point.

Statement Furniture Pieces: Choose a striking piece of furniture from the Lifestyle Garden Furniture ranges for your focal point, like the bold colours of the Nassau Collection. The Lifestyle Garden Nassau Collection offers bistro and dining sets in a brilliant range of colours, let one of these pieces take centre stage in your garden.

Styling Tips for Winter Gardens

With a few styling tricks, you can elevate your outdoor space to a winter wonderland.

Seasonal Décor: Incorporate seasonal décor to celebrate the winter months. Think about adding winter plants, festive lights, or even outdoor-friendly decorations to enhance the holiday spirit.

Focus on Comfort: Ultimately, comfort should be at the forefront of your design. Ensure your seating is plush and inviting and add plenty of cushions and throws to create a space that you and your guests will never want to leave.


Transforming your garden into a winter wonderland is easy with Lifestyle Garden Furniture from Shackletons Home and Garden. By selecting durable, weather-resistant furniture and adding warming accessories, you can create a cosy retreat that can be enjoyed throughout the winter months. Dive into the world of Lifestyle Garden Furniture at Shackletons and choose pieces that last all year round. Browse our collection online today or call us on 01200 444488 or email for any enquiries and a member of our team will be happy to help.

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