Here’s All the Inspo You Need for Stress-Free Entertaining This Spring
The not-so-fun part? Resurrecting your outdoor space to make it passable for hosting a friend or five. Consider this curated list the answer, with spring-ready essentials right from Walmart that make for beautiful and stress-free entertaining, from the table to the actual meal. Whether you’ve got a sprawling backyard or a bite-size balcony, creating a stylish space and nourishing menu is all in the (budget-friendly, extremely accessible, endlessly adaptable) details. Get them all below.
Keep scrolling for al fresco outdoor dining set ideas and meal inspo for stress-free entertaining.
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It’s just a fact: Patio furniture is the powerhouse of outdoor entertainment. This wicker set offers the best of both worlds with couches for lounging and a table for dining. Basically, it’s a surefire way to make your backyard the hangout hotspot this season.
You might have the menu down—but how are you going to serve it? On these delightfully cheeky ceramic dishes, of course. This 16-piece set is lightweight but sturdy enough to make it the everyday star of your tablescape.
Let’s talk glassware. Whether it’s ice water, a mocktail, or the latest on-trend spritz, any libation you serve will look as good as it tastes in these ethereal, blush-colored goblets.
No outdoor soiree is complete without a full spread. Besides nutrient-rich mains, how about some yummy sides? Quinoa with roasted sweet potatoes and veggies will do just the trick.
Short on prep time? Scooped into lettuce wraps or served up with fresh sourdough bread, this flavor-filled chicken salad brings all the flavor with cranberries, pecans, and crunchy celery (and no cooking necessary from you).
Setting the mood means adding in stylish flourishes that do double duty, like a smell-good candle that also keeps pests away. This best-selling citronella wonder adds calming, citrusy notes of pink hibiscus for glowy evenings.
Any patio space will surely be spruced up with this fade *and* weather resistant white and blue toss pillow, which brings the boho splendor with cozy textured fringe.
Neutrals can, in fact, pop—just look to one with layers of tassels and cute pom poms. Real cool feature: This fabric pillow is UV treated to support long-lasting use, and it’s water resistant, too.
Outdoor dining set? Check. Dreamy serving ware? Check. Scene-setting candles? Check. Tie it all together with a tufted rug in a pretty medallion pattern, and you’ve got the foundation for a leisurely evening of snacks and sips. Dinner is served.
Got the decorating itch? Shop even more outdoor dining products that will get you ready for entertaining in no time flat. Round out your spread with these smart additions.
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