By Anna Kocharian

Published on May 28, 2015

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. 

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. 

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.

Get the recipe for a delicous summer mojito.

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. 

Summertime cocktail recipes your guests will love.

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. 

Take a peek at our favorite summer cocktails. 

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. 

Easy summer party recipes. See them here!

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. 

How to host the perfect summer party. 

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. 

A white summer fruit sangria, you won't want to miss!