Outdoor dining ideas

By Rosanna Holmes,
20th May 2010 - 10:22
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With this gorgeous weather it's the perfect time for dining al fresco! Try these ideas for outdoor entertaining and you won't want to go back inside...

Move your table out on to the lawn and use a dining tent, parasol and large glass lanterns to add opulence to the meal, which can comfortably continue into the night.


Deckchairs can be elegant too. Team fresh flowers with a painted metal table and nautical antiques for instant wow factor. 


Create the perfect corner for entertaining with a simple mix of rattan and wood furniture. Pretty sherbet-bright tealights that pick out the floral tones complete the scene.


A picnic in a beautiful spot can be followed by a long doze under a makeshift canopy made from a bold outdoor fabric.