How to update your garden for dining alfresco
Turn your exterior space into a dreamy dining room by using strong paint shades, stylish furniture and plenty of print and pattern.
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How to create a feature wall:
- Bring a holiday vibe to your garden by painting walls or fences in striking Mediterranean shades of eye-catching azure blue and earthy terracotta.
- Add a table and chairs for two and string up some tealight lanterns that will emit a twinkling glow. Finish with large cacti and palms in stylish planters.
Introducing a hint of natural texture via a rattan stool or straw bag will add warmth to the scheme.
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Give your space a smart look with black woodstain, wire chairs and stylish striped accessories.
Set the mood
Combine solar-powered lanterns and tealights to illuminate an evening of entertaining. Citronella candles in hurricane lamps are a smart and practical choice for dinner parties.
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Co-ordinate with colour
Indoors or out, when it comes to creating a chic scheme, picking two key hues always ensures an elegant and stylish fi nish. Go for simple, plain crockery and textiles in crisp white and blue for a fresh feel. Solvinden LED solarpowered.
Paint chairs in a variety of vibrant tones to give a summer soiree a contemporary twist.
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