Best Outdoor Entertaining Dinnerware to Create Memorable Tablescapes

Best Outdoor Entertaining Dinnerware to Create Memorable Tablescapes

Which Outdoor Entertaining Dinnerware is Best for Your Style of Entertaining? Entertaining outdoors is different, and your tablescapes should reflect that fact. The best outdoor dinnerware is the choice that supports your party theme and the style of entertaining you do outside and is durable enough for the purpose. We confess to having dozens of…

How to Use Outdoor Lanterns

How to Use Outdoor Lanterns

How to Use Outdoor Lanterns: Decorating Ideas for Outdoor Lighting   Outdoor lanterns are the answer to two outdoor decorating ideas and outdoor entertaining questions: how to light the patio space and how to add charming outdoor character to your table and patio decor. (For now we’ll just discuss lanterns that are used with candles…

How to Shade a Patio with Patio Shade Ideas for Outdoor Entertaining

How to Shade a Patio with Patio Shade Ideas for Outdoor Entertaining

Shade Strategies for Decks and Patios When entertaining indoors, the weather is not a primary concern. Guests are sheltered and temperature is controlled. Outdoor entertaining poses challenges that good hosts anticipate and solve before invitations are sent out. When hosting guests during daylight hours, access to enough shade for everyone is very important to the…

Fire Table Primer

Fire Table Primer

  Everything You Need to Know About Fire Pit Tables One of the basic tenets of decorating is that every space needs an focal point. In your living room, it might be a fireplace or armoire. In your outdoor living spaces, it can be an outdoor gas fireplace, a media center, a dining table, gas…