StyleNest pick the best pieces for garden parties, bbq’s and relaxed al fresco suppers.
Don’t let the weather dampen your party this summer. From parasols to paper plates, lanterns to fire pits, we’ve rounded up a few of the coolest garden party essentials.
Whether you’re looking to add atmosphere with lighting or are looking for quirky table decorations look nor further than StyleNest’s al fresco entertaining gallery.
Baker and Bell Bamboo Cutlery
Don’t just opt for paper plates – go all the way on easy entertaining and stock up on this eco-friendly set of Bamboo cutlery.
A big colourful jug is a must for summer dining. Ideal for Pimm’s and party punches.
Stay sheltered (from sun or rain) with these colourful parasol’s. Ideal for keeping the food cool and also offer shade for little ones to play in.
Cheshire Stripe Picnic Blanket
If the evening turns a little chilly reach for one of Cath Kidston’s vintage style rugs. The party need not stop once the sun has gone down.
Lanterns are a great lighting option for gardens – sturdy, weather proof and atmospheric.
Set 10 Candy Stripe Party Lights
Decorate tables and trees with these candy stripe lights. String these lights between branches and add a magical party feel to your garden.
Paper A-Z Plates
Graham And Green
Save on washing up with these cute and colourful Alphabetical paper plates. Just remember to recycle.
OIly Rag Rosebud Oilcloth Tablecloth
Keep your garden furniture free from spills and little accidents with one of these summery oil cloths. Also great to use on tables when little ones when to get arty and crafty.
Cast Iron Fire Bowl
Graham and Green
If you don’t happen to have space in your garden for an authentic fire pit fear not. This cast iron fire bowl will add the same atmosphere and a camp fire feel to your garden party.
Royal Doulton 1815 Tapas Olive Trays, Set of 8
Tapas and sharing plates are a great idea for a fuss-free get together with friends. We love this set of 8 from Royal Doulton. All you need now are the padron peppers.
Ella James ‘Cold Drinks’ Bucket
Ensure all drinks are chilled throughout your party with this fun drinks bucket. No need to keep running back and forth the kitchen – simply sit back and enjoy the evening with your guests.
Pacific Oval Outdoor Dining Set with 6 Mixed Chairs
Inject some colour into your garden with John Lewis’s mixed table and chair set. Finish off the look with bunting and colourful plates.