You’re not really a morning person, preferring to keep conversation to a minimum at the breakfast table. With this set of ceramic mugs, you can send your significant other short messages with chalk.
ThreadSence | Buy
(Set of 4)
An eco-friendly alternative to traditional paper, these reusable cotton cocktail napkins will add sophisticated style to your next wine tasting. The bonus? They’re less likely to blow away if the party moves outdoors.
Ruche | Buy
Corral your burgeoning wine collection in one sleek, lacquered rack. The sturdy Gelato rack holds five bottles while displaying their labels for easy grab-and-go entertaining.
ZGallerie | Buy
What’s better than a frosty pop on a hot summer day? Making your own and serving them on a fancy porcelain stick glazed in orange or pink taffy.
Pigeon Toe | Buy
Porcelain and cotton rope combine rough and smooth textures in these handy canisters. Use this set for whatever suits you- these white canisters will quietly and attractively fit in anywhere.
Branch Home | Buy
(Price is for 2)
Welcome your new neighbors with this chic serving tray from Swedish design company Camp Cirrus. Just add brownies and a cheerful hello.
The Vitrine | Buy
The Jamaican hummingbird is generally busy with all sorts of pollinating duties, but the beak of this rare ceramic variety will gladly juice all your favorite summer fruits.
Aldea | Buy
Make a foxy first impression. Greet guests with this sly fox knocker for a whimsical alternative to your ordinary, run-of-the-mill doorbell.
Anthropologie | Buy
Modeled after children’s spinning tops, Porky Hefer’s wooden pendants will playfully brighten a lighting challenged space. In eco-friendly style, they accommodate only energy-efficient LED or CFL bulbs.
West Elm | Buy
These melamine coasters protect your surfaces and add some colorful, cocktail-inspired flair to boot.
Art Is Everything | Buy
(Set of Four)
Just like paint-by-numbers, only far more attractive and for adults. If you don’t love your completed masterpiece, wash the chalk away and start fresh with a new pallette.
Dirtsa Studio | Buy
Take your love of mid-century modern design outdoors and give your feathered friends a deluxe spot to dine. This sleek feeder will be all the talk of the backyard.
Joe Papandick | Buy
For a charming update in the bedroom, just add birds of the vibrant green variety. Snuggle up under this cozy bird duvet while actual birds sing outside your window in the wee hours of the morning.
Urban Outfitters | Buy
Don’t low ball your festivities. Use these quirky tumblers for drinks or as colorful tabletop decoration- a votive fits inside perfectly.
Canvas | Buy
Not just for your garden, gnomes bring a little kitsch to your outdoor table. This porcelain shaker set is perfect for salt and pepper with a dash of whimsy.
House 8810 | Buy
Outdoor dining doesn’t require paper plates and plastic cutlery. Set the table in soft sky blue. Just add coffee and your favorite breakfast for an absolutely serene spring morning.
Crate and Barrel | Buy
Opt for cloth instead of paper napkins for your next warm weather gathering. Gingham adds instant picnic style to your outdoor table. Mix it up with red and blue for a patriotic twist.
Pottery Barn | Buy
(Set of 6)
Kick off your first annual summertime bocce ball tourney with this authentic set made in Italy, where they know a thing or two about bocce. Or, just encourage some friendly competition at your next backyard barbeque.
The Wildflower Seed & Tool Company | Buy
Be prepared for summer block parties with this set of nature-inspired and nature- friendly outdoor dinnerware. The best part? No broken dishes when an impromptu football game sends a stray ball in your direction.
All Modern | Buy
Whether you’re dining in the backyard or on a full-fledged picnic, you’ll need some tunes. This radio is powered by the sun, making it perfect for outdoor festivities of all sorts.
Brook Farm General Store | Buy
For generous servings of leafy spinach or romaine, ordinary salad servers just won’t do. Use these mango wood paddles to scoop up refreshing salad greens with panache. Bonus points are awarded if you’ve grown your own ingredients.
Anthropologie | Buy
If you’re in need of some outdoor inspiration, look no further. From cocktails to canapés, Denise Gee’s guide is filled with photographs and recipes for planning your next porch party. Now, will you be serving Tipsy Tea or June Bug Mocktails?
Chronicle Books | Buy
When that afternoon garden party inevitably continues past sunset, these recycled glass lanterns turn dining at night into a festive evening gathering.
West Elm | Buy
($20 for Set of 3)
Add style to the quintessential summer outing with the Yellowstone Picnic Basket. Fully equipped with the basics, just add food, invite a few friends and head outdoors.
Target | Buy
Our house, is a very, very tiny house…Isn’t that how the song goes? Regardless, these tiny homes make for darling candleholders.
Object | Buy
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