Ideas for a perfect picnic

With Spring just around the corner, we’re getting ready to spend more time in the blossoming outdoors. Whether you prefer to enjoy your time with tea in the garden, lazy picnics in the park or by soaking up the afternoon sun on the beach, use this definitive guide to host the perfect picnic. COMFORT IS KEY Up the ante and make your picnic a five-star affair… Roll out the red carpets: If your picnic is at home, move a Persian or heavy rug outside and scatter with cushions so people can sit comfortably. A couch is even more of a spoil! Low-level dining is made easy when you use wood palettes: Buy them new at a lumber yard or secondhand online – they’re cheap as chips and provide a stable surface for alfresco dining. Pop a note to BYOC: Add BYOC (bring your own cushion or chair) to your invite to ensure everyone is comfy. Make yours a luxe ‘blanquette’ to remember: Set up a long blanket or tablecloth as a tabletop and ‘set’ your table with paper plate place settings. TOP TIPS: Pack a citronella candle to keep pesky bugs at bay Take along empty plastic containers for leftovers A paper bag … Continue reading Ideas for a perfect picnic