Picnic: good ideas!


Picnic: good ideas!


This is the sun finally heats up and allows us to enjoy again our exteriors. Then take out your wicker baskets, plaids and coolers because the picnic season is officially launched. At the beach, in the forest or even just in your garden, all the sunny places are a good excuse for picnic. Whether improvised or planned, decorative accessories facilitate its success. Mobile lighting, comfortable cushions but also transportable barbecue, Côté Maison offers a selection of 12 essential in order to have a good time.

The essential braided basket or even the colored tablecloth are always at the rendezvous of our summer lunches. However, we do not hesitate to leave a little off the beaten track by opting for hanging curtains, and lanterns or the establishment of colorful metal chairs. We play the ethnic motifs or the vitaminized atmosphere, without forgetting to embark with his transportable barbecue... An overview of our good ideas for a successful picnic, to share.

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1. A rattan basket to carry a picnic

Rattan weave and leather strap, this basket weaves displays a country look assumed! Shaped "old fashioned", like the baskets of our grandmothers, it can contain all the ingredients necessary for a successful picnic.

In picture : rattan basket, L44xH26xW26 cm, 73 euros, Bloomingville.


2. Choose prints to pamper the summer lunch

Printed wax, ethnic carpet, that's enough to give your picnic summer! Go far with these patterns, fittings cushions to accessories for the table, a real invitation to travel ...

In picture : flat woven wool carpet Juju, 170x240 cm, 299 euros. Plate flat melamine Jorel, 26 cm, 5.80 euros. Jorel melamine tray, 38 cm, 18.90 euros.Jorel cushion, 45x45 cm, 19.90 euros, Habitat.

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3. Garlands to illuminate dinner under the stars

In the summer, we gather around large tables to enjoy convivial dishes. So to illuminate your picnic dinner, nothing like bright garlands that will create a warm atmosphere to perfection.

In picture : Black guinguette garland, 10 round LED bulbs, 8.4 m, 85 euros, House Doctor at sweetdeco66.com

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4. A slew of cushions for comfortable picnic

To make the picnic more comfortable and friendly, we do not hesitate to accumulate the cushions, sizes and different patterns to avoid falling into the total look. Some light suspensions, touches of color, and the afternoon under the sun looks radiant ...

In picture : Sommar collection, cushion cover 50x50 cm in cotton, 3.99 euros. Cushion cover 65x65 cm in cotton, 11.99 euros. Solar energy suspension Solvinden polyester, 45x85 cm 17 euros, 30x50 cm 12 euros. Glass 35 cl, 0.99 euros each, Ikea.

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5. A braided basket for tidy bottles

Made of natural fibers, this braided basket is the ideal companion for your picnic with water ... Practical with its handles, it does not fear sanded environments. We love its blue border, seaside atmosphere.

In picture : set of 3 natural corn baskets stained with water-based paint, 23/29/34 x 28/34/42 cm, 99 euros, House Doctor at Atylia.com.

House Doctor

6. Cushion accumulation for more comfort

During picnics, long hours are usually spent on the ground. For optimal comfort, take some cushions with you. More bulky than a plaid, they are also much more comfortable. A tassel, these colorful cushions give air of medina to your escapade in full nature.

In picture : cushion covers with tassels; cushion with pompons, 85% cotton, 15% polyester. 60 x 60 cm, 10 euros; square cushion, 85% cotton, 15% polyester. 50 x 50 cm, 6 euros; rectangular cushion, 85% cotton, 15% polyester. 65 x 40 cm, 6 euros, Primark.


7. A barbecue to take everywhere!

If you dream of grilling in the countryside, it is now possible thanks to this portable barbecue! Small and compact, it allows you to enjoy the pleasures of barbecue wherever you go. Its cork tray guarantees its stability.

In picture : barbecue to take away, steel cladding with silicone handle, chromed steel grill, polystyrene strap, available in 2 shades, H22xD35cm, 5 kg, 249 euros, BergHOFF.

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8. A portable light for picnicking even at night

Have you always dreamed of being able to extend a picnic later in the evening, but campfires are not for you? This fixture can be the solution. To plant in the sand or in the dry land, this LED lamp is your best companion after dark.

In picture : camping lantern, sold with a bag to carry it, a mat, the luminaire, the LED, the plug to recharge it. 269 ​​euros, Paranocta


9. Lanterns and net curtains for deco picnic

For an improved picnic, we put on a bohemian chic atmosphere with curtains, tablecloths and lanterns that flutter in the sandstone ... what to carry you elsewhere, the time of a lunch by the sea or a dinner under the stars.

In picture : Sommar collection, solar energy suspensions, 45x45 cm, 100% polyester, 12 euros. Tea towels, 50x70 cm, cotton and polyester, 4.50 euros both. Tablecloth, 145x240 cm, 100% cotton, 14.95 euros. Curtains, 145x300 cm, 70% polyester, 30% cotton, 14.95 euros, Ikea.

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10. A steel tray for lunch on the grass organized

Convenient to serve drinks to guests at a lunch on the grass, this steel tray is sober and elegant. With its wired handles, it is even more pleasant to use.

In picture : Alto plate electro galvanized steel / steel wire handle, 53x38,5 cm, available in 5 colors: Aubergine, Capucine, Nutmeg, Carbon and Rosemary, 89 euros TTC, Fermob.


11. Betting on a nutritious tablecloth for the summer picnic

A colorful tablecloth to match pretty patterned bowls, and your picnic on the grass will impress the guests! Guaranteed vitamin atmosphere in the shade of trees ...

In picture : New Hapiness tablecloth, 27.50 euros, 3Suisses.

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12. The basket all in one, a safe bet

With its integrated table, which even includes the location of the glasses for added stability, this all-in-one basket is the perfect companion for your summer picnics! Its leather straps give it an elegant and refined style.

In picture : Saint-Honoré basket, leather straps, stainless steel cutlery, polyester tablecloth, cotton towels, available for 4 people, 175 euros, Les Jardins de la Comtesse.

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