Summer Tablescapes for Outdoor Entertaining

June 9, 2021

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With the welcoming warmth of the summer season comes endless opportunities to enjoy outdoor entertainment with your friends and family. Whether you’re hosting a sophisticated backyard affair or prepping for a casual cookout, we’ve rounded up a handful of vibrant and creative tablescapes that create for an outdoor dining experience unlike any other. We hope these playful tables inspire you to get creative with your table settings and embrace the beauty of summer.

Intimate Dinner

This tablescape creates for an intimate, romantic, and welcoming table. The use of white linen fabric and foxtail centerpieces adds an effortless and delicate touch – perfect for a bohemian backyard brunch. Consider opting for layered pillow seating to allow for a more relaxed environment.

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Backyard Brunch

We’re swooning over all these shades of blue! Dress your table to impress by mix and matching colors, patterns, and textures for a sophisticated backyard brunch. Vintage glassware adds a personal touch, while the bamboo textures add an organic nature to this polished table. Don’t be afraid to play with mixing textiles you wouldn’t normally pair together to achieve this desired look.

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Summer Soiree

We’re loving the subtle tropical nod of this green-filled tablescape for a summer soiree with your closest friends. The woodgrain plates and napkin holders add a warm and inviting element to this earthy table. A destination-inspired table setting is a fun way to take your guests to an entirely new world, something we plan on doing while bearing through this Minnesota weather!

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Country Cookout

What would summer be without a well-loved BBQ cookout? We’re talking about firing up the grill and prepping for a neighborhood dinner party that’s sure to leave lasting memories. The use of the blue and white gingham print in this tabelscape offers that all American summer feel. Clipping florals for centerpieces right from your garden adds an inviting and effortless touch to the table.

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Putting together a tablescape for outdoor entertaining can feel overwhelming, but we hope these ideas have shown you just how simple it is to pull together a beautiful setting. One of our favorite parts about creating tablescapes is that you don’t have to follow any rulebook or include every element pictured on the table. Find inspiration and run with it!

Check out our blog post on our favorite outdoor furniture for additional styling inspo!

Cheers to the new summer season and letting your creativity run wild.

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