Bamboo plates
Courtesy of Re:Modern

Bamboo You

These bamboo plates, disposable and environmentally friendly, are the bright alternative to paper plates. They degrade 4-6 months after disposal.

Bamboo Veneerware Plates
$12
Available at Re:Modern


Nickel lanterns
Courtesy of Restoration Hardware

Light Up the Night

Polished nickel candle holders with glass hurricanes festively illuminate your terrace. These can hang from hooks as well, freeing up precious table space.

Santorini Round Lanterns
$29-$129
Available at Restoration Hardware


Shatter-proof wine glasses
Courtesy of Smith & Hawken

Sip in Style

Sipping good wine out of a Solo cup just isn’t an option. Use these unbreakable wine glasses so you don’t have to compromise the rosé.

Permaglass Wine Glasses
$42 (set of 6)
Available at Smith & Hawken


Basketweave silverware caddy
Courtesy of Smith & Hawken

Basket Case

The aged finish on this rattan flatware organizer is so pretty you might want to use it indoors too. Four compartments make it easy to tote the goods to the table.

Vintage Rattan Kitchen Organizer
$29
Available at Smith & Hawken


Iron bistro table
Courtesy of The Conran Shop

Ironsides

Clean lines and a lacquered finish make this iron table a perfect surface for dining alfresco.

Iron Bistro Table, $850
Available at The Conran Shop


Stylish picnic set
Courtesy of Heath

Picnic in Style

For entertaining outdoors away from home, you need a stylish picnic “basket.” Santa Fe designer S. Stein has partnered with Heath Ceramics to put a new spin on the old wicker hamper. A chic suede-and-canvas tote is filled with two coordinating place settings of Heath’s sleek ceramics.

Picnic Set, $548
Available at Heath


Colorful outdoor rugs
Courtesy of Pottery

Style Underfoot

New technology in textiles has made it possible to buy an outdoor rug that has all the style and comfort of an indoor one. Define your party space with a colorful kilim that resists mildew and fading. And best of all can be hosed off after the party! We may use these all around the house.

Outdoor Kilim Rug, $39-$99
Available at The Pottery Barn


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http://www.myhomeideas.com/entertaining/parties-occasions/outdoor-entertaining-essentials