Get Your Garden Guest Ready!

Written by: Ellie Cox

Meeting outdoors is back! With us now able to meet up to 6 people outside in our gardens, we have all become a bit giddy with the excitement of reuniting with family and friends once more. After not being able to socialise for so long and with the warmer weather making a return, we are all definitely looking forward to brighter days ahead! We have some great tips on how to get your outdoor space guest ready and how you can make the most of garden gatherings now we are able to have them.

Glowing Greeting

Create an inviting entrance which will greet your guests with a warm welcome as soon as they arrive!

After not seeing them in ages, it only seems right to pull out all the stops and make your get-together memorable from start to finish. Outdoor wall lights are perfect for positioning by your front door and they are motion sensor compatible, so you can set them to automatically illuminate as they step up to your home. Solar stake lights are also great for lining pathways or driveways, lighting the way for your friends and family as they arrive for the evening. They are so easy to stake into position and will automatically turn on as darkness falls. Alternatively, you can wrap fairy lights around your front gate for an unmissable sparkling look which they are sure to be super impressed by! By paying attention to these details and putting in the extra effort to make your outside space that much more special, your guests are sure to feel most appreciated.

Entertaining Space

However big or small your garden is, you can transform it into the most idyllic setting for you & your guests to enjoy.

If you're hosting a dinner outdoors, your outside dining table should become a focal point. Hang festoon lights or fairy lights from your parasol above your table for a magical display, which will also provide subtle lighting for your meal. If you're opting for a less formal meal, create a comfy lounge area and position a garden coffee table in the centre of your seating space with a selection of nibbles for people to help themselves. Outdoor LED candles are perfect for styling as part of your arrangement, with their authentic look and warm glow adding a cosy chilled out feel - there's also no need to worry if they accidentally get knocked over! If the night draws in a bit chilly this is where a patio heater comes in useful, but if you don't have the option for this a few snug blankets are sure to do the trick. Complete your set-up with a selection of cushions & you're good to go!

Tranquil Ambience

After a stressful year with a lot on our minds, it's time to spend some quality time with your loved ones.

You'll have a lot of catching up to do, so create a tranquil space where you can sit back & relax with your family or friends and talk the night away! Water features will help achieve that soothing and serene atmosphere, with the sound of the running water bringing them zen vibes to your garden. Ideal for placing in the corner of your patio or terrace area, they are easy to style and look best sat within an abundance of greenery & plants to add to the impact. Our outdoor TruGlow® candles are also the ideal finishing touch and will introduce a calming ambience. With lifelike flickering flames, they radiate a soft glow which sets the perfect mood lighting for enjoying some downtime. They are versatile in their styling and can be popped anywhere within your space, as well as being fully waterproof so they will survive any unwanted spring showers!

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