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Guest Picks: Creating a Colorful and Fun Alfresco Party
I love dining alfresco, especially after a long New England winter. Here are my picks for creating a fun, colorful atmosphere to make guests feel welcome. Add upbeat music and good friends, stir and enjoy! — Debby from Inspired Design
Magnolia Seat Cushion, Sapphire - $32
You definitely want to be comfy dining outdoors. These are so pretty they can be used indoors too.
Magnolia Tablecloth, Sapphire - $58
With nature as a backdrop, a beautiful tablescape creates the perfect atmosphere, and this tablecloth is the perfect starting point.
Sea Gleam Hurricane
This is such a pretty summery hurricane candle. It reminds me of sea glass.
Chipper & Sprite Serving Set - $36
I love this pop of color for serving salad or cold pasta dishes.
Fleur-de-lis Dinner Plate - $16
White dinnerware is always versatile, and this set is by far my favorite.
Diamond Jacquard Napkins - $38
I like these in terra-cotta to add color to the table.
Oceana Outdoor Drinkware - $36
I love these in red for added color on the table.
Redsmith Dining Chair, Buttercream - $168
Basic creamy white can easily be changed up with different cushions.
Dubost Ivory Laguiloe Flatware, 5-piece Set - $59.95
I love this ivory set — it matches the chairs too!
Nito Napkins Rings - $24.95
These are great because they are basic and can be used for so many different occasions.
Woven Sea Grass Dome with Board - $89.95
Help keep the bugs away from everything from cheese boards to appetizers to bread with this dome.
Steel Grill Griddle - $31.96
This is such a great tool for grilling veggies.
Get a blender, add ice and voilà — Margaritaville!
Vintage String Lights - $99
Of course, no party is complete without the proper lighting. I love these vintage string lights.
Toulon Planter - $199
Make the scene even prettier with flowers overflowing from one of these gorgeous planters.
Caroline Tiered Stand - $89
Dont' forget dessert! Display treats on this tiered stand.
Galvanized Metal Tray, Rectangular - $39.50
This tray is super sturdy for transferring supplies outdoors.