15 Ways to Throw the Best Decorated Picnic EVER
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15 Ways to Throw the Best Decorated Picnic EVER

Sunny days are here, and there’s no better time to throw a fancy picnic. If your friends have been texting you about plans for your next lunch date, text them back and tell them you have a better idea. And while you’re at it, why not make it a good-looking event? Get ready to up your picnic game with this picnic decor inspo.

1. Bold + Geometric: We love the idea of customizing everything for a picnic day and making it on your own. While you play catch up with your BFF, feel free to brag about all your rad geometric-inspired DIYs. (via Brit + Co)

2. Indigo Shibori Blanket: If you want a fancy picnic, it all starts with the blanket. You will definitely be a trendsetter with this fab shibori DIY. (via Say Yes)

3. Summer Fruit Basket: Cute baskets are the perfect excuse to pack up your lunch and eat outside. Pick a fruit, any fruit, and use it as inspiration to make your own. (via Studio DIY)

4. Pop of Color: Is someone’s birthday coming up? How sweet would it be to surprise them with a ballon-filled picnic and cake? No one can turn down balloons. (via The House That Lars Built)

5. Washi Tape Garlands: It’s not a summer party without a garland. And it’s not a summer picnic without a pretty DIY garland. (via Brit + Co)

6. Tie Dye + Florals: This setup makes us want to run to the forest and have a picnic right away. This rustic decor approach can be used for a formal picnic or as wedding inspo. Don’t forget the candles for the perfect summer night. (via Paula Bartosiewicz Photography )

7. Party Hats: Every get-together should be treated like a party. Surprise your friends and make some Instagram-worthy accessories for them. (via Studio DIY)

8. Beach Scene: If you think having lunch at the park is overplayed already, that’s okay. Why not switch the scene up and go to the beach? Come on, we know you want to. (via Sarah Flugo)

9. Fruit Centerpiece: Pineapples taste AMAZING and they look pretty too. Invite your friends over for a tropical picnic in the backyard. (via Sugar & Cloth)

10. Love Is in the Air: We love a good romantic theme. Floating hearts, pink cake and flowers call for a one-on-one with your honey. Don’t worry — you don’t have to wait until Valentine’s Day to spread the love. (via With Love & Embers)

11. Invitations: If you love to plan ahead when it comes to everything and anything, then invitations will probably be on your to-do list. These watermelon ones are pretty sweet. (via Sweet Peach Paperie)

12. Just Add Flamingos: Lawn games are an essential part of picnicking. Go traditional with some cornhole or whip up these Alice in Wonderland-inspired croquet mallets. (via Home Depot)

13. R&R: Remember how relaxing it was to take a nap outside when you were a youngin’? Who said it can’t still be done? Make a tiny shade using lace and you’re all set. (via Poppy & Blush)

14. Family Reunion Style: Summer season has arrived, and those HUGE family reunions are coming up. Take note from some picnic-style weddings to make this year’s the best yet. (via Paige Jones Photography)

15. Drop Cloth Fruit Blanket: This is the sweetest way to upgrade a boring old drop cloth. (via Brit + Co)

How are you planning to decorate your next picnic? Tell us in the comments below.