Summer Soirees & All The Best Decor

Summer Soirees & All The Best Decor

Want to know how to decorate your patio this summer?  Check out this post by our Design & Client Care Manager – Parris McKenna!

Summer is in full swing and we couldn’t be more excited! Sunny days followed by late nights, plenty of entertaining and hopefully no sunburns are in the forecast. Since we plan to throw more than a few backyard parties this season, we’ve rounded up our top picks for outdoor decor and are sharing them with you below! Most of these items are on our wish list, so let us know if you end up purchasing any of these beauties – we’d love to hear your reviews!

Cushions & Rugs

We’re loving the crisp, clean black & white scheme this season, with a few accents of colour for a pop of fun! Try picking a bold patterned pillow or outdoor rug to create a layering effect. Don’t forget that your pillows don’t all need to match – stick within a general colour scheme but switch things up!





We know string lighting is the epitome of summer ambiance, but are all about taking it a step further and making an outdoor light fixture one of the focal points of your outdoor space! Think multiple pendants or one big chandelier (simple, of course – no crystals here!) over a dining table to really draw in a crowd.

Lounging & Dining

Summertime entertaining is all about enjoying a relaxing atmosphere where you want to lounge all day and night, which is exactly what you can do with these monochromatic finds! We love setting up a couple different vignettes within a backyard – a ‘dining’ area and a slightly less formal ‘lounge’ area. Comfort is key here!


Decor & Entertainment

Now that you’ve got your furniture set up, all you need to do is add the glam. Bring the garden to you with multi-size and multi-style planters to surround your entertaining space, and don’t forget tabletop accessories like hurricanes and placemats! We also love the idea of an outdoor bar cart, that way you don’t have to venture very far for the inevitable refills!

Happy summertime entertaining everyone!




All furniture & decor items were sourced from the following retailers:



Serena & Lily