9 picnic accessories to take your al fresco dining to the next level

Aesthetic AF

Picnic blanket, floor cushion, pink plates, and yellow cooler
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When it comes to hosting a picnic, I’m a big believer in fully committing to the aesthetic. It’s clearly by no means necessary, but I’m all about swapping the plastic cups and plates for prettier ones, loading up a wicker hamper, and creating a really cute set-up that feels suitably rustic and cottagecore in style.

It’s not just about the yummy food — it’s about the whole vibe. So, I’m always on the lookout for any accessories that’ll bring some added prestige to my summer picnics. And I thought I’d share some of my favorite finds with you!

From gingham blankets to cute acrylic drinks dispensers, these buys are just what you’ll need if you feel like taking your summer party hosting skills to the next level. So, throw on a suitably flowy floral dress, pack your hamper, and let’s go…

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