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Outdoor Entertaining Season is Coming!
Spring is officially here, and that warm weather and those longer days are on their way. Around this time of year we start to think about sweeping off the patio, pulling the weeds and getting our gardens in shape for guests. It's time to give the grill a good scrub and start making plans for a Memorial Day barbecue or backyard graduation party.
If your yard or deck could use a little refresh, you're not alone. We're craving some new accessories and essentials to make our outdoor... spaces party-ready. From outdoor rugs to lanterns, strings of lights, lawn games and glasses your guests won't break—we've got you covered.Continue to 2 of 16 below.
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An Outdoor Rug
An outdoor rug is the first step to making your patio decor or garden party set up feel special. We like a neutral woven rug like this one because it allows you to add splashes of color and pattern in your pillows, throws, tablescape and more.Continue to 4 of 16 below.
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Stylish Plastic Drinkware
Eliminate the risk of broken glass and the regrettable "party foul" by arming your guests with durable-yet-stylish acrylic stemless wine glasses. You can even have these ones etched with your monogram!Continue to 7 of 16 below.
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Colorful Outdoor Throw Pillows
When it comes to decorating your outdoor space, we find that it's helpful to bring the same aesthetic of your indoors into play. If you lean more classic and clean, try stripes for a bit of color. Bohemians-at-heart should look for colorful ikat prints.Continue to 8 of 16 below.
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A Bistro Table for Small Spaces
If your outdoor space is limited, consider a quiet, cute little spot where you can enjoy a cup of tea with a close friend. Terrain's bistro tables are part Parisian classic and part garden party perfect.Continue to 11 of 16 below.
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A Beverage Dispenser for Lemonade or Sangria
Having drinks made in bulk (and in advance) is a great way to keep stress to a minimum when you're hosting an outdoor party. This good-looking set of mason jar beverage dispensers would be perfect for lemonade, spa water, sangria and punch.Continue to 12 of 16 below.
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A Patio Umbrella with Built-in Lighting
Put a little glow on your outdoor dinner party. This market umbrella comes with solar-powered LED lights in the spines under the shade so you can keep the conversation going and the wine flowing late into the night.Continue to 15 of 16 below.
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Faux Candles that are Wind-Proof
The look of candles without the fuss! We love these battery-powered faux candles that give off a soft glow. They're perfect for outdoor dining as they won't get blown out by the wind or drip wax on your outdoor furniture. Leave them scattered across your patio or place them in lanterns.
Threshold 3x4 pillar candle, $9, TargetContinue to 16 of 16 below.
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The Perfect Dining Table
Whether you surround it with bench seating or chairs (or both), you really can't go wrong with West Elm's 'Jardine' table. It's classic look can adapt to any outdoor setting. It doesn't come cheap, but this is one investment piece we'd highly recommend.