The weather is warmer, and chilly winds are turning to gentle breezes. Now is the time to maximize outdoor enjoyable, as summer season will bring its share of heat spells. But in numerous parts of the world, spring is perfection… Which is why folks decide on this time of the year to embark on a variety of outdoor entertaining endeavors!
Outside entertaining at its finest
These days we spotlight seasonal finds that make outdoor dining a snap! And bear in mind…just since you’re heading into the open air doesn’t mean you have to switch to disposable decor. Some individuals bring their beloved dishware to their outdoor tables. Not sure you want your preferred pieces to rest below the open sky? Check out this dishware, flatware and tableware that’s best for spring flings!
Outdoor Dishware and Placemats
When it comes to outdoor dining, melamine is a sturdy material that resists breakage. We’re crazy about this Lotta Melamine Plate from Crate & Barrel. The product description refers to the pattern as a “splashy graphic floral.” We couldn’t agree much more!
Colorful melamine outside dishware
Do you prefer basic white when it comes to dinnerware? Then check out this Caterer’s 12-Piece Outdoor Dinnerware Set from Pottery Barn. This sturdy set of twelve dishes (now on sale) is both price range-friendly and high on style!
White melamine outside dinnerware
Improve your dishware with weatherproof placemats. These Basketweave Placemats from CB2 come in a variety of colors, like carbon, chartreuse, white, shale and hot orange.
A lot of choose to go with a a lot more casual flatware when entertaining outdoors … like this Jelli Green flatware from Crate & Barrel, which features stainless steel combined with flat rubberized handles in green. Note: their softness and translucency provides them the “jelli” moniker!
Casual flatware with green handles
If green is a small too potent for your taste, check out the Jelli Clear flatware, also from Crate & Barrel. These neutral pieces will match the dishware of your selection. Resin handles are sturdy but fashionable:
Clear resin flatware
Not all outdoor tableware is crafted of plastic! In reality, some people appreciate mixing it up when they entertain, opting for combinations such as disposable plates paired with glass drinkware. If you’re seeking for glasses that represents one particular of today’s hottest trends, check out this Ombre Colored Glassware from West Elm. The greatest part: it features 1 of spring’s hottest colors – blue!
Not wanting to danger a break? No problem! Verify out CB2′s acrylic drinkware, such as the Acrylic Martini glass shown below. A classic “V” style is a highlight, as is the super cost-effective value! Use this martini glass to hold its signature mixed drink, or serve a couple of scoops of dessert…
Acrylic glasses from CB2
Serving Pieces for Outside Entertaining
There’s nothing like an eye-catching serving piece to present your food and drink of selection. These Leah Durner Trays from West Elm feature the artist’s colorful contemporary styles. A lacquered print of Durner’s original artwork decorates each tray, which can be wiped clean for effortless maintenance. Ideal for serving goodies at your next outside occasion…
Modern trays for outdoor entertaining
Bring a touch of the sea to your table with this Pesce Melamine Platter from Pottery Barn. Visible brushstrokes develop such striking dimension, your guests will by no means know the platter isn’t breakable!
Melamine platter for outdoor entertaining
Outdoor Table Embellishments
Time to jazz up your table prior to you have the crowd over for dinner! Prime off your dishware with a couple of Pentagon Metal Vase-Planters from CB2. Their geometric style will give your table modern flair, while a style of 12 interlocking hexagons with an octagonal finish creates a really distinctive presentation:
Light up the night with an aqua Cube Lantern (or 5), also from CB2. A steel rod frame finished in hi-gloss aqua epoxy provides this piece its kind and colour. Modern day design and style at its ideal, don’t you feel?!
Aqua cube lantern
Do you have any outdoor entertaining plans for spring? A spring break dinner with pals? An evening barbecue or soiree? Tell us about your entertaining endeavors by leaving a comment beneath…
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