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Outdoor Summer Entertaining

The ever-stylish Lili Paz of Swanky :: Chic :: Fete has an eye for incredible finds and impeccable fast when it comes to styling parties. Her blog is full of inspiration to be swanky and chic! We’re in the midst of summer, the perfect time for a little outdoor entertaining. Lili has put together some inspiration for you our readers to get outside and enjoy the warm weather with elegance!

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outdoor entertaining essentials

Summer is all about entertaining outdoors especially at night when it’s cooler with a nice breeze. Whether you’re by the beach, poolside, backyard patio or at a local park – bringing the party outdoors is so much more relaxing and easy going.
By utilizing easy to dispose unbreakable colorful cutlery and servingware allows a more casual party atmosphere. Meals can be served in cardboard boxes wrapped with ribbons or secured with colorful washi tapes. Also transitioning indoor home accessories to be used outdoors lends a more informal ambiance such as bright trays, wooden cake stands, lanterns or candle holders. Lastly, throw pillows in colorful hues and light throws on your patio set and chairs add comfort to your guests!
Enjoy entertaining this summer!


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Paula Biggs

Owner at Frog Prince Paperie
Paula Biggs is a party planner, DIY crafter, and owner of Frog Prince Paperie, where you can find hundreds of party, craft and lifestyle ideas.


Tuesday 3rd of July 2012

Thanks for having me Paula! SO fun creating this!