Fantasy Picnic Setting

Isn’t this picnic setting magical?  This would be so special for an anniversary or milestone birthday.  Or, just take the inspiration and set up a glamorous back yard picnic with friends!  Craft the vintage-style fans with old newspaper and ribbon to mimic “walls” in the outdoor space.  Use astro turf as a “rug” or “table cloth,” and gather some galvanized trays and buckets from the garden center, to fashion food pedestals.  Lay white paper doilies to line the trays.  Add the final touch with old bottles & vases filled with wild flowers.  Congratulations!  You’ve just created the perfect fantasy picnic setting!
Photography by Jonathan Roberts, found via Ruffled blog

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About Chris

Chris Nease is a party stylist and home entertaining expert with over 15 years of experience. In addition to her work as founding editor of Celebrations At Home, Chris is an editorial stylist and has contributed to, SheKnows, and countless other websites. Most recently she was featured in Celebrate magazine, and her work has been published in Woman's World, Ocala Style, Yum Food & Fun for Kids, and Cottages & Bungalows.


  1. Kim @ Frost Me! says:

    so beautiful! oh romantic

    Kim @
    party inspiration

  2. Susan Crabtree says:

    love this-wouldn't this be great for if my hubby did this for mother's day!

  3. Shelley@DivinePartyConcepts says:

    Wow…I would love to have a picnic like this!

  4. Kim @ The Celebration Shoppe says:

    Can you please send this link to my hubby!? 😉

  5. Jonathan says:

    You can see the entire shoot here:
    San Luis Obispo Wedding Photography

  6. dognbird says:

    This is absolutely gorgeous. I love how simple and chic the paper elements are!

  7. Casey Burke Bunn says:

    Yes, I was just thinking the same thing. Can you teach my husband to do this?

  8. Wow, gorgeous!!!

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