A Breath of Fresh Air

There's nothing quite like dining al fresco in the summer. With bright colors and whimsical details, your next garden party will be the hit of the season.
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Few things beat the romance of a table along the waterfront or the mountainside, but alfresco dining with family and friends in your own backyard can be just as memorable. While pretty paper plates are great in a pinch, with just a little planning you can elevate any casual meal and turn it into a backyard banquet.

Achieve a festive vibe by repeating one or two colors or elements throughout the tablescape. Flowers in various shades of pink and rustic animal-themed décor, for example, are design elements that are sure to make your guests smile.

An outdoor fireplace and cushioned seating will soften the aesthetic of any patio space.

Brighten tabletops with vibrant flowers and white linens; nothing says summer like woven seagrass furniture with pillow seats for added comfort; chilled wine gives an elegant touch to any meal; centerpieces and other table décor show attention to detail and are great conversation starters.

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