If your patio is looking a bit drab, then it might be time for a refresh. You can easily update your backyard for under $100 — no green thumb or new paint required! Effortless additions like a new bistro set will make your outdoor space an extension of your home and ready for endless entertaining. As for you city dwellers — sans patio — check out these budget-friendly updates for your home's bathroom  and kitchen !
— Additional reporting by Angela Elias
Source: H&M Home 
These aren't just any bistro lights; these stringed beauties  ($25-$50) are illuminated by Edison bulbs — two trends in one!
Add an Umbrella
Beat the heat with a pop of color with a patterned patio umbrella  ($22, originally $45).
Add a Fresh Touch
Plants are the best way to accessorize a patio, and these barrel pots  ($28-$78) come in different sizes.
Switch Up Your Seating
For extra seating, use a pouf  ($50) or two. Get your money's worth by having them double as ottomans and side tables.
Toss In Vibrant Hues
Make your patio furniture more comfortable by adding seat cushions  ($5, originally $10) that also offer a hint of pattern.
Replace Old Furniture
Time to trade in that sun-faded furniture for a new patio set  ($50).
Bring the Indoors Out
Make your patio an extension of your home with a patio rug  ($66). It's an unexpected touch that will add texture, pattern, and color.
Light Up Space
Give your patio a decorative touch with a few glass lanterns  ($12, originally $18). They are a versatile accent that can be used as a centerpiece or grouped around your patio for ambience.