Everything You Need For The Dreamiest Summer Nights

Seeing as our outdoor entertainment resources are currently limited, we’re creating the perfect at-home sanctuary in our outdoor living space. This summer, we’re turning our backyards, decks and patios into an outdoor oasis for quiet nights with family and lively parties with our closest friends. Outdoor parties are a great way to socialize while still social distancing this summer, so let’s stay home!

Floral Lace Solar Lanterns

Set the atmosphere with these pretty floral lace lanterns that are solar-powered and ready for entertaining.

 

Don’t let bugs ruin the party. Nothing is worse than waking up the next morning with a bunch of mosquito bites. Make sure your outdoor area is thoroughly stocked with citronella candles and citronella incense. These products from Skeem Design look beautiful in your outdoor space and are the best at keeping unwanted insects away.

 

Pretty Glassware

It’s not a patio party without a cocktail or glass of wine. These pretty Baroque-style glasses come in pink, blue and green.

 

Popcorn Popper

Fresh popcorn is a fun summer treat while you gather around a campfire or outdoor fire pit.

 

Picnic Cooler

This retro-inspired cooler is perfect for small gatherings, beach days or outdoor picnics.

 

Color Pop Flatware Caddy

This set makes outdoor dinner parties a breeze with an easy-to-transport caddy.

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Mesh Food Cover Tents

With outdoor dining comes pesky bugs who want a bite of your dinner. Keep your food free from insects with a set of mesh food cover tents.

 

Yard Dominoes

Yard games are the ultimate source of entertainment for summer nights. Take a spin on classic dominoes with this oversized yard set for hours of fun.

 

Outdoor Blanket

Handwoven in Mexico, these blankets are perfect for cool summer nights or using as a seating area for outdoor movie nights.

 

Outdoor Movie Projector

Can’t have an outdoor summer movie night without a movie projector. Take the summer entertainment to the backyard and have fun with the whole family.

 

Mid-Century Lanterns

Hosting a summer dinner party? Add an element of ambiance with some pretty hurricane candles.

Floral Cocktail Shaker

Shake up cocktails in style for yourself and your guests. This cocktail shaker is so pretty you’ll never want to put it away.

 

Artisan S’mores Kit

Elevate your classic s’mores with vanilla bean marshmallows, high-quality chocolate and freshly baked graham crackers.

 

Stars & Moon Fire Pit

If you don’t have an outdoor fire pit, you don’t have to break the bank. This one is portable, super budget-friendly and perfect for roasting marshmallows or just conversing over a fire.

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Outdoor Bluetooth Speaker

It’s not a summer party without your favorite playlist. It’s weather- and water-resistant and has 10 colors, four modes and four brightness levels so you can set any atmosphere the party calls for.

 

Stoneware Growler

Support your favorite local brewery by purchasing a growler full of your favorite IPA and enjoying during your next outdoor soirée.

 

Outdoor Heater

Just because it’s summer doesn’t mean the nights can’t get brisk. Having a portable outdoor heater on hand ensures your guests are always comfy.

 

Looking for recipes and tips? Check out these resources for summer entertaining:

 

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Author: Samantha Welker

Samantha Welker is the business manager at Glitter Guide. She has an Master's in Corporate Finance & Sustainability from Harvard Business School but prefers working in the creative industry. She also hosts a weekly business podcast for creative women called Pretty Okay Podcast. She loves spending time with her husband and her son, Rocky, in sunny San Diego. Follow along on Instagram