Guest Picks: Outdoor Summer Entertaining With Eclectic Design
May I present to you the world's most perfect picnic table? This baby is wish list worthy.
If a flamingo could be a chair, this would be it. Talk about sitting pretty!
This is perfect when you're in need of a good ol'-fashioned siesta. A stack of magazines and an iced tea, and I'll be MIA in the shade for a few hours in this baby.
Outdoor party lights tend to look a little tacky. But these gorgeous ceramic stunners deserve to be up and showing off all year-round.
Who needs a table when you've got a pretty little blanket ready for summertime sammies and grassy knolls?
And the award for the most attractive outdoor pillow goes to …
I love Mason jars. I love a massive one filled with cold drinks (read: sangria) even more.
Talk about a statement piece. Even without flames this handsome devil is on fire!
Feeling blue? Bring the ocean to your backyard table and turn up the music because it's party time.
In a perfect world everything would be inlaid with turquoise. Could your summer salad get any more glam? I don't think so.
Who doesn't love a paper straw? They scream fun and refreshment. This particular set is equal parts girly and masculine — and already in my shopping cart.
This will be the life of the party. Period.
This bottle opener transports me to the deck of a sailboat, with a spirit of adventure and a chilled beer in hand. Onward!
Does this come with your own personal tiki bartender? Please say yes.
Speaking of tiki cocktails, I will take one right now in this glorious tumbler. Extra crushed ice and a pineapple garnish, please.
I want to add fun additional seating to my backyard. These plastic poufs are the perfect (affordable) way to add personality.
For the griller on the go, these collapsible tools make mealtime easy at home or at the beach.
Every drink will feel like a Palm Springs getaway with these perfectly mod coasters. I'll take two sets, please.
I'm not much of a camper, so I'll bring in the feeling of the great outdoors with enamelware and some pine-scented spray.
I melt very easily, so an umbrella is a must. This one is no snooze-fest — I'm imagining teal tassels hanging from each tier for the full getaway effect.Next: 7 Ways to Create a Gorgeous Outdoor Room