Start with a no-spend approach for planning your al fresco scene this Spring. After all, it’s the season to clean up and start fresh, but that doesn’t mean that you have to toss out the old and start with the new, right? Definitely not! Because you can still decorate your backyard patio or garden with elements that you already have at home.
Spring Garden Outdoor Dining with a No-spend Approach!
Think old bottles, antique cans, flowers that you can pick from your garden, and a medley of eclectic items that make a cozy scene for entertaining. Take a look at these 5 stylish scenes!
Setting #1: Modern Industrial Rustic Table
Furniture Pieces: Galvanized steel chairs in white and retro-style folding table
Items used: A striped blue table runner. Table centerpieces consist of mismatched colored vases in amber, yellow, and turquoise with bright fuchsia blooms. Seat cushions in a variety of patterns. Paper garland lanterns wrapped around a tree in the background.
Inspiration from: BHG
Setting #2: Backyard Outdoor Table with Rustic Vintage Details
Furniture Pieces: Oval-shaped outdoor table and mismatched patio chairs
Items used: Hanging decorations that include bunting and lanterns. Seat cushions, red and white table runner in a mismatched pattern of gingham red and blue polka dots, a 3-tiered stand with cupcakes serves as a centerpiece including simple glass jars filled with spring flowers. A galvanized tub resting on a hay bale gives this scene a chic rustic appeal.
Inspiration from: Ideal Home
Setting #3: Modern Eclectic Spring Table
Furniture Pieces: Outdoor dining table with a burlap table runner
Items used: Ghost chairs decorated with garlands. Mixed patterns of china, gold silveware, and vintage-style aqua goblets. Colorful flowers in varied sizes and shapes of vases.
Inspiration from: The Celebration Society
Setting #4: Eclectic Vintage Outdoor Garden Table
Furniture Pieces: Oval outdoor table, vintage coffee table set, drop leaf table, wicker loveseat, and a variety of vintage chairs
Items used: Table decorations include vintage silver bowls, candle holders, candelabra used for holding eggs, vintage dishes, vintage tablecloth (crochet) and table napkins.
Inspiration from: SaltBox Treasures
Setting #5: Boho Backyard Picnic Table
Furniture Pieces: Long picnic table
Items used: A collection of items with Asian details: rugs, scarves, and throw pillows. Small vases, jars, and lanterns. Simple place settings with a mint sprig atop each guest’s plate.
Inspiration from: My Cosy Retreat