Style and Comfort are Always in Season When You Entertain Outdoors
Just because the nights are getting shorter, it doesn’t mean you need to cut short outdoor entertaining this fall. In Los Angeles, warm autumn temperatures are perfect for weekend barbeques and evening dinners outside. Make your alfresco dining experience fall into place with these entertaining essentials and accessories.
Add a touch of Southwestern flair to your table and serve your guests in style with the 16-piece Santa Fe Hand-Painted Striped Stoneware Dinnerware from BrylaneHome. The set is microwave and dishwasher safe set, and it can be matched with flatware, canisters and cookware from the collection. Sales priced at $34.99, http://www.brylanehome.com.
Liven up your lounge chairs with the comfy Universal Chaise Cushion from BrylaneHome. Available in 13 colorful patterns, like the bright striped McCoury Beachside print, these reversible UV-mildew- and weather resistant poly canvas cushions are plumped with foam fill for soft and inviting seating. $79.99. www.brylanehome.com
Shade your backyard party with the spacious oversized 10’x10’ Instant Pop Up Gazebo from BrylaneHome. This portable and stylish canopy sets up in minutes with no tools needed. The brown powder-coated, rust-resistant steel frame is sturdy yet light-weight enough to cart in the handy carry bag to the beach or park. The two-tone fire retardant polyester fabric cover with a vented top and matching leg skirts add style to this gazebo, wherever you need shade. $149.99 byrlanehome.com.
Feed your guests, not the flies. When the insects come buzzing, cover and protect your food with Mesh Tents that pop up like an umbrella and then close compactly for easy storage. Available in several dimensions to suit your table size. $3.99 – $8.49. www.brylanehome.com.
Made for Shade
Crank up the color and give your outdoor table some shade with the BrylaneHome Rectangular Umbrella. The blue stripped 6’ x 10’ six-rib canopy of weather-resistant poly canvas on a sturdy 8’ metal pole is perfect for your rectangle or oblong table and will add a dash of flair to your backyard décor. $59.99. http://www.brylanehome.com.
Winter, spring, summer or fall, mosquitos suck. Get rid of mosquitos, black flies, and other biting six-legged winged party crashers at your outdoor event with the ThermaCELL elegantly designed bronze outdoor repellent lantern. This silent, odorless and decorative lantern uses three AAA batteries and a single butane cartridge, which heats a repellent mat releasing allethrin, a synthetic copy of a natural insecticide found in chrysanthemum flowers, into the air creating a 15’ x 15’ comfort zone. Also great for fishing, hunting and gardening. $22.99. www.thermacell.com.