Among the many things to love about summer, hosting outdoor dinner parties and drinking rosé tops our list. Whether you’re a seasoned hostess or are entertaining for the first time, these tablescape ideas will inspire you to take your hosting game to the next level this summer.
Pick a theme or stick to a color palette
Giving yourself well-defined boundaries will help you curate an instagram-worthy tablescape that feels cohesive and thematic.
Integrate natural elements in your table settings
Get into the spirit of the season by incorporating greenery, florals, and citrus into your place settings. Adding natural design elements will truly enhance your celebration’s summertime vibe, and they’re an inexpensive decor solution for parties on a budget
Make your guests feel special by putting place cards on each setting. Go a step further and use it as an opportunity to incorporate a unique parting gift like the succulents used on this summery tablescape
Make it edible
If you aren’t serving a full dinner at your summer celebration, put your tablescape on double-duty and make it edible. We’re obsessed with this extra-long charcuterie centerpiece
Upgrade your flatware
Reserve conventional flatware for everyday use and give your summer gathering a little extra flair with unique utensils that will wow your guests. Brushed brass and rose gold are two of our favorite summer styles that coordinate with almost anything
Incorporate different heights
Add interest and depth to your tablescape by including objects of varying heights such as lanterns, carafes and flower arrangements.