Gorgeous tablescapes to inspire your summer entertaining

By Kathryn Chung

Gorgeous tablescapes to inspire your summer entertaining
Looking for some outdoor entertaining inspo this summer? We round up our favourite tablescapes for all your backyard dinners, garden parties and evening soirée.

Flowers are a staple in any good tablescape and summer, it’s the perfect time to embrace vibrant floral arrangements. Head out in the garden and pick some colourful flowers like begonias, daisies, sunflowers and calendulas.

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For a touch of modern and minimal simplicity, choose one type of flower in delicate arrangements, paired with muted tableware tones and glassware to make it pop.

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Lemons are a simple and popular choice for many tablescapes. Arrange them down the table with their leaves and a few aromatic candles to create a rustic, Italian-inspired look.

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If you’re new to tablescape arrangements, sticking with one colour palette is an easy way to impress. This soft lilac palette, with a lush tablecloth, blush pink napkins and delicate flowers is the ultimate dreamy summer tablescape.

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With stonefruits aplenty, peach tones are great for dressing up your tables – add fresh fruit like plums, nectarines and peaches for the extra finishing touch.

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If time isn’t on your side, try a simple bouquet at the centre of the table, with flowers on each plate. Floral tableware and placemats are also great choices for adding a pop of colour in a simpler arrangement.

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Wow your guests with a big, bold and beautiful bouquet as the table centrepiece.

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Gold and blue is another wonderful palette to embrace in summer. A simple cerulean or teal table runner paired with gold cutlery and candlesticks creates the perfect picture of laid-back luxury.

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