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Summer Entertaining Guide

Summer Entertaining Guide
By Seonaid McKay 23 days ago 1864 Views No comments

Summer is officially here! Warmer weather (we’ll just ignore all the thunderstorms) means getting your BBQ out, drinking all the icy beverages you can get your hands on, and lazing around outside in the sun. It also means the perfect opportunity to finally use your outdoor space for some entertaining – and who doesn’t love a good garden party!?

Whether your hosting is the talk of the town or you just want to get a bit fancy with your family summer chill sessions, this guide will certainly give you some inspo to help bring a little added sunshine and sparkle to this much-loved season.

It’s common knowledge that you can’t really party it up without decking out the joint first – and the same rules definitely apply to the garden! Whether it’s garden furniture, additional seating, or outdoor decorations and planters, you’ve got to set the tone before you can even think about inviting anyone over.

These garden spaces definitely know what’s up when it comes to getting everything prepped for the summer season (and beyond)!

Get the look:

From Left to Right (Clockwise): Wrought Iron Mezza Chairs; Steel Planter; Wooden Outdoor Sofa Set; Scrolled Mirror

All decked out? Get those drinks cooled, tables set and BBQs cleaned out because it’s party time! Whether you’re someone who takes everything to the next level or you’re more into simplicity and ease (we totally get it), we have the perfect items for all types of hosts out there.

Just look at these gorgeous (and actually quite simple) outdoor layouts - Jessica from @idreamofhomemaking on Instagram definitely knows how to set a table!

Get the look:

From Left to Right (Clockwise): Free-Standing Wine Cooler; Cast Iron Bottle Opener; Steel Bottle Holder; Antique Flower Holder; Rustic Milk Churn; Succulent Candle Holder

Summer daylight likes to stick around for a super long time (and we definitely aren't complaining) but, if you want to keep your guests going until the early morning hours, you’ve got to think about some outdoor lighting! Whether you want to invest in some stylish outdoor wall lanterns or you’re more into the rustic candlelight vibe, we’ve got something unique for everyone.

These creative uses of outdoor lighting will certainly give you some major inspo.

Get the look:

From Left to Right (Clockwise): Modern Porch Wall Light; Blue Marrakech Candle Lantern; Dorchester Lantern Head; Red Marrakech Candle Lantern

The night has finally drawn in, the temperature has dropped and you’re looking to get your cosy on. Our range of garden wood burners includes traditional Indian Kadai Bowls, classic chimineas, stylish BBQs and highly modern patio heater designs. You’re bound to find something perfect for your garden space whether you’re looking to explore your outdoor culinary skills or just want to stay warm throughout the chillier evenings.

How cosy are these patios and garden spaces!?

Get the look:

From Left to Right (Clockwise): Kadai Bowl & Stand; Rustic Lynstone Patio Fireplace; Rustic Square Fire Pit & Log Burner; Traditional Cast Iron Chiminea

Please note that any metalwork or wooden item left outdoors will require regular maintenance depending on the materials used to craft it. For specific details and advice, please see our Care & Maintenance Guides.

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