Style Spotlight: Outdoor Dining Area
Summer is the best season because you get to be outside without sneezing or freezing. Eating is also the best, because it’s eating. Ergo, eating (and drinking) outside is pretty much the best way to spend your time outside during the warm months. If you’ve got the space for it, we highly recommend setting up an outdoor dining area, and as luck would have it, we’ve got everything you need for a very strong al fresco dining game.
Amazonia Prague 7-Piece Teak Wood Outdoor Patio Dining Set
With seating for six, this classic and stylish patio set made of teak wood is perfect for all of your lunching and dinner-ing needs. It’s water, stain, mildew, and UV-resistant, and because humans are not UV-resistant, there’s an umbrella hole for whenever you need some shade.
11-Foot Rectangular Aluminum Solar Patio Umbrella
Durable, rust-proof, and mildew-resistant, this umbrella is essential for summer living.It can be tilted to protect you from the sun at all times of day and fits in most patio tables. It also has LED solar lights on each rib (22 total) so it’s great for nighttime, too.
Safavieh Renzo Indoor/Outdoor Bar Cart
This bar cart works inside and outside and is totally hassle free. With two wheels, it can easily be moved to wherever you want to set it up.
Country Orchard Melamine Dinner Plate
We’ve said it several times, and we’ll say it again. Keep your breakable dishware where it belongs: inside. Broken ceramic or glass outside is not fun (or safe) to clean up. Get a set of melamine plates–we like these for their cheerful, colorful pattern.
Thirstystone® Galvanized Iron and Copper Salt and Pepper Shakers
No food consumption situation is complete without salt and pepper shakers. These have a cool, urban farm style and go great with everything.
Alvarado Outdoor Throw Blanket
Don’t let a little chill force you indoors–keep a throw (or several) outdoors. We love these because they’re bright and colorful, plus they’re UV fade-resistant, so you can leave them outside.