Monday, February 7, 2011

Make the most of it...


We are not even half way through february, but if the last couple of days are anything to go by, it will not be long before we say hello to the infamous Delhi summer. In the meantime, why not make the most of these few weeks when the weather is going to be just right for alfresco dining! Whether its an impromptu brunch with friends or a well-planned soiree for a special day in your life....going outdoors is sure to add to the merriment and delight ....joie de vivre indeed!!


A terrace, a deck or a generous backyard...whatever it is that your house has...use it to its full potential...lay that table with food and wine...go quirky, casual or elegant with decor...amid lush greenery and flowering bushes, under a palm tree or with fresh blossoms on the table.... everything works...



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Thomas O'Brian

 Southern Accents

elle decor

Carolina Herrera Jr. Spain

I love the refined elegance of this table done up in such a soothing color palette of off-white, olive green and a dash of mauve...


Cote Sud

What's not to love......sheer perfection..

via Circa Interiors

Hanging lanterns and chandeliers from overhead branches to create that perfect mood.....

....Chinese paper lanterns for a fresh romantic look....

Traditional Home

...or moroccan lanterns for a more exotic touch...


via vignettedesign blog

Nothing spells glamour better than a chandelier , casually suspended from an overhead branch...


domino

As the lights come on...the evening assumes an almost magical quality...


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enchantingly beautiful..as if it were a fairytale...


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 How glorious would it be to dine with your closest friends under this gorgeous tree in full bloom and globes of light dancing overhead...


via misswallflower

Its amazing how this setting, despite being in seemingly deserted location, is full of warmth and a feeling of intimacy. It would be wonderful to recreate this ambience on a beach ....for dinner with friends...


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 ....or better still....an intimate dinner with the one you love....

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6 comments:

soulmoonsparklers said...

Beautiful stuff, and what a lovely idea. I love eating outdoors, there is a magical quality about it. I like the concept of lots of friends, glasses clinking, mindless chatter and lots of laughter :) all in a beautiful setting ..super like :))

meenal bishnoi said...

Thankyou for your lovely comment Soulmoon...nature certainly enhances everything...be it the ambience, mood or pleasure..

scott said...

I want to be at all of those places :))

meenal bishnoi said...

Hey Scott..you can recreate most of those places in your own backyard!!

Sanjana said...

Can't wait for spring and my next BBQ party in the backyard!! Love the lights and the lanterns..... blissful settings.

meenal bishnoi said...

Thanks Sanjana...

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