Four Garden Party Ideas & Decor Inspiration
Once summer rolls around, life feels more at home outdoors than in! From tea parties and weekend BBQs to garden picnics and all fresco luncheons, we've pulled together a selection of table setting ideas to help your throw a special garden party.
Send out an invite to your neighbours, friends and family and enjoy delicious food, drink with great company - the more the merrier! Follow our tips for party planning success and host an event that everyone will remember.
Getting ready for The Queen's Platinum Jubilee? Discover how to throw a great Jubilee Garden Party here.
1. Time For Tea
Lovely bright summer patterns perfect for a garden soiree and large enough teapots for all your guests. Stack mugs and treats high on your Emma Bridgewater trays.
2. Summer Served
Lay out your showstoppers on one of our colourful serving platters - perfect for a pillowy pavlova or a lemon drizzle cake. Dish up your trifle in our glass trifle bowl and pile onto our sweetly patterned plates and bowls.
Dish up your garden party deserts on our collection of serving bowls and plate, and oblong plates. Shop Serveware
Glassware - Gifts & Tableware
A really good trifle deserves a bowl that will show it off and this beautifully curvy one does the job perfectly. Shop Glassware - Gifts & Tableware
We have the perfect size plate for any and all your summer sweet treats. Pass the lemon loaf! Shop Plates
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3. Dress The Table
It's all in the details. Bring colour to your table with our linen table cloths and napkins, line your table with candles in our glass candle holders for a warm glow in the evenings and scattered vases (and mugs) filled with your favourite blooms from the garden. You can also get creative and make DIY bunting for Jubilee or street parties - this is a great time to use up those well loved tea towels!
Black Toast Large Glass Storm Lantern
Long after the sun's gone down, nothing sets the mood like candlelight - or why not fill our Storm Lanterns with blooms for the garden! Shop Now
Tulips Set Of 2 Linen Napkins
Our Tulips Linen Napkins looks stunning when paired with the matching tablecloth. Shop Now
4. A Glass Act
Sip sip hooray! Say 'cheers' to a party to remember with our champagne flutes and add colour to your garden party table with storm lanterns and wine glasses filled with your favourite blooms.
5. Set up for the Afternoon
No need to leave after lunch! Create a colourful and comfortable oasis for you and your guests with our cushions and throws and enjoy their company long into the evening hours.
Pull up a Chair
Settle in for the evening with our cushions and throws to keep you warm and comfortable. Discover our new online now, sumptious cushions and throws, perfect to brighten up your garden party table.Shop collection