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Believe it or not, we’re halfway through June and well into the summer season. If you haven’t had your first backyard soiree just yet, it’s okay – with July 4th around the corner, you’ll soon find yourself outdoors with family and the best friends that make sharing meals and memories that much better.

Which brings us to the outdoor furniture and summer items that you may or may not have left outside all year long...

Things looking tired and like you missed spring cleaning? Don’t sweat it. Retailers are gearing up for the summer season with major sales across the board on outdoor furniture, décor, garden pieces, pool accessories, beach finds and the summer essentials everyone needs.

Here’s the very best finds for a brand-new outdoor space – and on sale, no less.  

1) West Elm – Portside Dining Table Set

We all know you’re going to eat outside at least once this summer, and why shouldn't you enjoy your dishes in style? This campy-turned-modern take on a picnic table is 40 percent off, as well as other outdoor furniture, 70 percent off of markdowns, and up to 30 percent off select rugs, sofas, sectionals and chairs.

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2) Rejuvenation – Cerabella Globe Candles

And while you’re enjoying your next digs, make your meals dazzle and shine by lovely candlelight with these oversized candles and save 25 percent off ceiling and portable fans as well as an extra 25 percent off clearance.

3) Pottery Barn – Del Sol Melamine Dinner Set

Pretty. Colors. And even more available for you to splurge on with Pottery Barn’s summer friends and family sale, where any full-priced purchase is 20 percent off.

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4) Pier 1 Imports – Pagoda Wood Umbrellas

We’re digging Pier 1’s collection of Padoga-structured umbrellas and we know that it’ll be a unique piece in your backyard. All umbrellas are 20 percent off and Pier 1 is currently offering $20 off $100, $40 off $200, and $100 off $500.

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5) Macy’s – Martha Stewart Collection Beach Towels

Put that ratty, faded threadbare excuse of a towel away! It’s high time you treated yourself to the wonders of a brand new beach towel, courtesy of Martha Stewart, available this week for a steal ($20).

6) Hayneedle – Pizza Slice Pool Float

Let your foodie flag fly and show off your love for cheesy, gooey perfection with this set of pizza-themed floats for the pool and beach. Added bonus – all floats, including the beach and pool selection of goods, are on sale up to 55 percent off this week.

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7) Crate & Barrel – DuraCord Hammock

You don’t even need to be in the tropics to have a slice of outdoor relaxation heaven this summer thanks to Crate & Barrel. All outdoor furniture, including fun things like this amazing hammock, is on sale up to 50 percent off.