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The Best Outdoor Spaces For Entertaining

06/17/2015 02:29 pm ET | Updated Jun 18, 2016

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photography by MIGUEL FLORES-VIANNA
all-white wonder

A blissful combo of casual and chic, where the whitewashed decor effortlessly complements the captivating aesthetic of the surrounding scene. Perfect for late-summer dinners with family and friends.

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photography by KENNETH KOCHEY
porchside solitude

Cool hues dominate in this seaside escape, where a sense of tranquility emanates from the simplicity of the rustic decor. Think: you plus one and a pot of freshly roasted coffee.

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backyard bliss

Fresh florals, crisp linens, and an inspired setting saturated with detail. This shaded area is just the spot for brunch with the girls.

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photography by ANNIE SCHLECHTER
city escape

A cozy alcove decked with an eclectic palette of vibrant hues and plush textures, perfect for casual, warm weather entertaining.

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photography by BRITTANY AMBRIDGE
in the garden

Lush greens and delicate details set the scene for a mid-day fete. Elevate the space with handpicked florals and garden-fresh treats.

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photography by DESIGN SPONGE
on deck

Stunning views? Keep the decor light, and let the scenery take the lead. Think, a simple table setting, bite-sized snacks, and bottomless glasses of refreshing spirits.

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photography by THE LITTLE RED HOUSE
country cool

Hosting something big? Elevate a backyard bash with rustic tables and elegant place settings for an unforgettable night under the stars.

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photography by SUGAR AND CHARM
cabana comfort

It's laid-back entertaining at its best. A day at the pool calls for a lush pile of textures, a shaded escape and plenty of drinks with friends.

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