06/22/2012 01:00 pm ET Updated Oct 11, 2012

10 Outdoor Dining Rooms Perfect For A Summer Party

It's finally summertime, and we are so ready for all of our favorite warm-weather activities, especially outdoor entertaining. There is just something special about dining al fresco! We've rounded up some beautiful images of outdoor dining spaces where we would be thrilled to dine with our friends until the wee hours of the evening.

Whether it is a table set for two or ten with fancy china and linens or paper plates and burlap, there is no right way to design a tablescape outside. Click through our slideshow of outdoor dining areas for inspiration and let us know how you like to decorate when entertaining outside in the comments below.

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