Dine AlfrescoWhether you’re looking for a spot for an evening drink with nibbles, a place to lounge or somewhere that will fit the whole family for lunch, browse these dining ideas to help you decide what will work best in your space.
Expert advice Sarah Boardman, Creative Stylist, Dibor
With the days at their longest and the weather warming up, it’s time to get outside and enjoy the sunshine. In the Irish summer, the weather’s not always as glorious as we’d like, so it’s important to make the most of your time outdoors while you can with a beautiful outdoor living area.
Decorating your outdoor area doesn’t need to be expensive, but attention to detail is key – a few small, inexpensive purchases can make all the difference. Textiles and table linen are perfect for refreshing your space each season. Add some stylish seat pads to your outdoor dining or seating area for a touch of comfort. Pairing your cushions with some matching table linen is a great way to bring the whole display together. Add table cloth weights and a floral centrepiece for a finishing touch.
When the weather is a little unreliable, it’s important to be able to gather your things and head back inside as quickly as possible. Prop open your door with a stylish, weighty door stop for easy access to the indoors when you need it most.
Read more in the July issue…