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Guest Picks: Summertime Tabletop Essentials
'Tis the season for outdoor entertaining and I've gathered up the prettiest, most stylish tabletop pieces to make your fête even more fabulous. You'll love the pops of color in the prettiest hues, contrasted with classic barware pieces made in France. Enjoy! — Stephanie from Stephmodo
Paint Chip Placemat - $18
Add a stack of white dishes and have an instant party with this gorgeous placemat. It's certainly the prettiest textile I've seen in some time.
Sunflower Yellow Nesting Bowl Set By Karin Lorenc - $60
Upgrade that homemade guacamole with a shot of sunshine — gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous. Did I mention handmade? Bonus.
Kissing Rabbits Cool Bag - GBP 36
Keep your picnic fixin's cool in this fun bag with a retro flair.
Adonde Water Pitcher - $164
This is the most sculpture-like pitcher out there — a true work of art, really. It adds instant elegance and style to any outdoor tabletop. Note: I prefer the white all the way.
Comptoir de Famille Paper Napkins Liqueur & Limonade - GBP 3.99
That pretty cobalt blue can't help but emit summertime vibes. Pair with the charming mason jar mugs and the cobalt-blue bowls also featured in this ideabook, and you have yourself one gorgeous tabletop set for your next outdoor event.
Glass Beverage Dispenser - $49.95
There are a myriad of beverage dispensers out there, but I am loving the slightly unusual shape of this particular one coupled with the cork top. It's casual, yet modern — a perfect combination for summer tabletop!
Tangerina Ice Bucket - $58
A refreshing change from the usual metal ice bucket, this bright tangerine vessel exudes cheerfulness and fun. Everything you want in an ice bucket, yes? It's party time.
Mason Jar Mugs - $33
May you never experience a shortage of fresh-squeezed lemonade this summer! Here is a well-priced set to guarantee that doesn't happen. How could you not indulge with these comfort classics on the shelf?
Privet House At Target Green Tumbler
Green latticework glasses to match your pretty garden? A beautiful collaboration.
Fermob Bistro Dining Set - $460
OK, so this isn't really a tabletop product per se, but a lovely French bistro set would make the perfect backdrop to any of the items featured in this fun ideabook!
Tasting Party Tray Set - $24.95
A little of this and a little of that. Here's the perfect way to share dips, spreads and toppings at the next barbecue.
MYdrap Napkins And Placemats - $28
I first discovered these beautiful rolled linens in Paris, but this Spanish company has made it possible for us to purchase them here in the U.S. too. Phew! The new seasonal colors are blowing me away. They arrive on a space-saving roll which means no ironing before you use them.
Perigord Tumblers - $40
This French glassware is named after my favorite region in France. What's not to love about these sturdy, well-made, high-quality classics?
Formosa White Tray Table - $49.95
Set out a petite station for drinks in one snap. In fact, this fun accessory would also make a great side table inside. Three cheers for versatility!
Stripes Ice Cream Bowl - $3.95
If this doesn't shout Independence Day–appropriate, then I don't know what does! Oh, and Labor Day, Flag Day, etc. Quite honestly though, who needs a holiday to enjoy a striped bowl? This is pure happiness.
Blue Splatter Dinnerware - $40
No one can take themselves too seriously while serving up delicious fare on these casual, whimsical plates.
Orleans Polycarbonate Flatware By Kikkerland - $17.50
I love these French-inspired clear salad servers for their versatility and touch of Rococo spirit.
TRIVSAM Bowl, Blue - $3.99
Stunning cobalt-blue dinnerware conjures up tranquil, Mediterranean vibes. Plus, the color adds visual interest to typically neutral outdoor furniture.