Outdoor Summer Tablescapes for Backyard BBQs and Picnics!

Whether you’re planning a weekend bbq, garden picnic, or potluck party this summer, put together a tablescape that works best for you based on your budget and style! These 6 creative ideas present you with options based on items that are easy to source and assemble—giving you enough time and energy to be a fabulous host or hostess!

Tips and Inspiration for Putting Together an Outdoor Tablescape for Summer!


1 – Backyard barbecue – A sunflowers’ inspired tablescape with a red and yellow color scheme for a 30th backyard birthday barbecue via HWTM.com

2 – Outdoor Burger Party – via Mommy Hates Cooking who crafted a delicious mustard rub burger recipe together with this fun and casual tablescape

3 – Summer Tablescape – via Ty Pennington where an impromptu weekend get together makes use of fruits in bold hues to give his tablescape a real pop of color!

4 – Summer Party Tablescape – see this tablescape in lemon yellow and blue using bandanas and scarves on Debbie Doos

5 – Spring Tablescape – via Linen Tablecloth that makes use of a simple yellow and green color palette using gingham style tablescloth, yellow table napkins, and a centerpiece of spring blooms and lemons.

6 – Rustic Summer Tablescape – visit Our Best Bites for this colorful tablescape using tableware and other elements from World Market

How do you plan to decorate your tablescape this summer? Share it with us!


  1. Thanks for the shout-out! We love your post 🙂

    Social Media Specialist, Blogger


    • Hi Olivia! We just loved your tablescape!

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