The garden is looking splendid in all of its pillowy blossomed loveliness so take advantage of the sunshine this weekend and set the alfresco dining table on a par! With such an exquisite array of tableware on the market it’s hard to know where to start – but fear not, the Country Decorator has hand-picked a gorgeous edit of dinnerware that won’t fail to match even the prettiest of petals…
Breakfast, brunch, lunch and dine your way through hazy summer days with Neptune’s delectable range of garden gastronomy must-haves. This Hudson Six-seater table, £1,390; and Harrington Armchair, £260 each (shown above), are the perfect ‘surprise and delight’ mix of tradition-meets-contemporary furniture picks to host the ultimate secret garden gathering! Dress with this Corinium Jug, £10; Alderney Hurricane Vase, from £20; and Bowsley Platter, £14 (all shown above), to delight family and friends right through to the autumn retreat!
Embrace the spirit of the Scandi summer and set the scene with beautiful serveware that celebrates outdoor dining with delicate details and artisanal flair. We love these Swedish Stoneware Bowls, £20 each (above), from the Burford Garden Company. Featuring an organic pattern of plant leaves and tendrils in a unique glazed finish, these versatile handleless cups are perfect for tea and coffee, soup or noodles, and dips and nibbles. Complement with these delicate Etched Wine Glasses, £8 each (above), to create a welcoming display in stunning ethereal colours. Visit the Burford website to be utterly enchanted by the full outdoor living collection.
Make entertaining over the warmer months easy with Birdie Fortescue’s classic and contemporary tableware collections – just the thing to capture understated elegant style. (Pictured above): Porcelain tableware, from £7.75; Hand-blocked printed table linen, from £4.75; Glazed hand-crafted pots, from £5.50. Simply group crisp patterned table linen with hand-blown glassware and full-of-character glazed pots grouped in different sizes and shades for an uplifting tabletop affair.
Fresh air, favourite people and an enchanting setting… Who needs to holiday abroad?!