Take It Outside Al Fresco

Take It Outside Al Fresco

Who’s Al Fresco?

When you’re dining al fresco it’s out-and-outside all in the details! Because when summer hits dining out takes on a whole new meaning.

Like this centrepiece.


Did you notice the Heirloom tomatoes spilling out from under the flowers?

Or the tableware…


Who says china can’t go outside? What a perfect setting to feature your formal pieces in a relaxed kind of way.

And of course linen trumps picnic plastic every time.


Luxe, yet casual and inviting. Will you join me?

Love the setting, love the view!


Pair a bottle of wine with a classy glass, and what’s not to love?

Throw in a little extra colour, you know, that punches up the great outdoors…


And your setting is good to go.

If you prefer al fresco down low…


Set your table close to the sand…

Even make your meal with a bucket barbeque close at hand!


I think this is an adult version of a sand pail. Do you like to play in the sand?

I love this. It so reminds me of home.


As a kid we used to fish for flounders and bullheads from a small private dock. How much fun would it be to linger the day away on this dock until the sun went down? And then light the lanterns. Aren’t the lanterns awesome?

And lighting is the finishing touch to any outside setting… candles, lanterns…


Even a makeshift votive chandelier. No matter what, you must have lighting… to flicker and dance as the sunlight fades away.

Because when you plan to have this much fun…


You’ll want to stay for a while.

Will you be dining outside this summer? What’s your al fresco style?

Have a great weekend!

Thanks for stopping by 🙂




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