Nothing beats a casual meal on the patio, but if you want to host an epic BBQ or just relax with your squad, spring cocktail in hand, you’re gonna need to create a comfy dining space STAT. This week’s edition of Decor Resolutions will show you three ways to make those outdoor upgrades no matter what your entertaining goals are. So grab those string lights and scroll on to see how we’d upgrade for the boho-chic entertainer, the minimalist and the preppy happy hour lover.


A boho dining room is just the thing for summer soirees. A round table will help you comfortably squeeze lots of people into a small space and gold dining chairs make the space feel SO luxe. Add in all the other accessories necessary for creating a perfect boho-chic outdoor dining space like gold vases, tropical seat cushions, and a tray for tropical drinks.

Ooga Lights Battery Powered Gold Wire Diamond LED Lights ($15), Oh Happy Day Pineapple Napkins ($10, set of 16), Cheeky Turquoise Disposable Cutlery ($3), Luna Bazaar Gold Adelaide Mercury Glass Bud Vase ($8), Lulu & Georgia Frilancy Indoor/Outdoor Rug ($98+), H&M Candle Lantern ($18), CB2 Midas Gold Dining Chair ($299), H&M Cotton Seat Cushion ($13), Serena & Lily Crosby Teak Round Dining Table ($1498), CB2 Hi-Gloss Square Blue Green Tray ($30)


Create a light and modern vibe with a black and white wicker chairs, but keep things playful with playful monstera leaf plates and gold string lights. Then bring in a dash of the tropics with palm patterned throw pillows, a turquoise vase, and some uber chic gold leaf lanterns.

Threshold Globe String Light Brass Socket ($20), CB2 Rex Open Weave Chair ($70), Threshold Standish Slat Top Dining Table ($220), H&M Textured Glass Vase ($18), CB2 Monstera Small Gold Leaf Lantern ($20), Oh Happy Day Wood Cutlery Set ($15),Maui Hand Woven Jute Rug ($39+), H&M Leaf-Patterned Cushion Cover ($10), H&M Paper Napkins ($3), Oh Happy Day Palm Leaf Party Plate ($8, set of 8)


Amp up the preppy factor with a bold black and white and pink palette. Set the scene with a round black table, black chairs and a striped rug. Then bring in gold lanterns, pink lantern string lights, and a cactus candle for a perfectly styled space with tons of personality.

Zazzle Hot Pink Polka Dot Pattern Throw Pillow ($30), Sunnylife Round Cactus Candle ($35), Target Electric String Light Round Paper Lanterns ($24), CB2 Bento Coffee Table Tray ($70), LexMod Lippa Fiberglass Dining Table ($965), H&M Bottle Opener ($10), Safavieh Hand-Woven Montauk Black/White Cotton Rug ($198), Kate Spade New York Raise a Glass Acrylic Pitcher ($52), H&M Large Metal Candle Holder ($25), CB2 Swoop Black Outdoor Chair ($269)

Which is your favorite outdoor dining setup? If you’re looking for more summer decorating ideas, follow us on Pinterest for even more tips and inspo.

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