Guest Picks: Take It Outdoors
This garland is such a pretty decoration for an outdoor lunch or tea party. I love the airy look of the lace.
Glossy planters are one of my favorite outdoor accessories; they provide a nice pop of color.
A neutral linen napkin adds a rustic touch to an outdoor table setting — and it doesn't compete with vibrant plants and other accessories.
I love the organic look of this hand-carved bowl.
I like the nautical vibe this rope mat would bring to a space.
Clear trays are the perfect way to corral necessary items or transport food and drinks outside.
This miniature radio is solar powered (and adorable). It's great for evenings out on the patio.
I'm a big fan of small details, like using these ceramic garden stakes for labeling my herb collection.
I love these galvanized planters because they can bring a sleek, industrial look to help balance out modern colors.
Stainless steel straws are a fun way to serve drinks on the patio.
Classic dishtowels, like this striped one, work nicely as a tray or basket liner at the table.
Little buckets like these are some of my favorite serving items for an outdoor party, whether they're filled with food or just utensils.
The unique shape of the legs on this little side table make the simple piece stand out.
These tinted bottles are just so pretty and summery for a table.
Owls are popping up everywhere in decor, and I kind of like them — especially on this fun and quirky outdoor pillow cover.
I think these recycled glass bowls are great for simple entertaining. The texture and subtle color are perfect.
A boxwood wreath is simple and pretty without looking too seasonal.
The organic look of these free-form square plates is perfect for outdoor entertaining — as long as guests are careful!
I like the cool blue tones on this (affordable) tablecloth.
This brightly colored pail is a great way to store small outdoor items, or you can even fill it with ice for bottled drinks.Next: A Garden Shed Makeover for Under $300