When it came to decorating the perfect outdoor space with One Kings Lane designer Katie Ridder, Mindy Kaling had very clear goals: an area where people could “eat a lot, drink a lot, and pass out if they wanted to,” she explained. The Mindy Project star even joked that she wanted to challenge herself to adopt a new outdoor lifestyle, including learning how to barbecue, swim better, and play croquet. As for her dream guests? John Legend and Chrissy Teigan, obvi. Scroll down to see how you can get the look in your own backyard, and then head over to One Kings Lane for the full tour and interview about her gorgeous Los Angeles oasis.

Serena & Lily Cliffside Teak Sofa ($2498), Crate and Barrel Petaluma Large Black Metal Lantern ($100), Annie Selke Ibiza French Blue Throw ($72), Xhilaration Yard Dyed Texture Tassel Pillow ($20), One Kings Lane Sophia Garden Stool ($149), Oxford Garden Classic Coffee Table ($308),

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(Photos via One Kings Lane/Joe Schmelzer)