Summer Outdoor Dining Space REVEAL

I’ve been hinting at some major work we’ve been doing on our back patio lately… and I am thrilled to get to show you our new outdoor dining and entertaining space today!

gorgeous outdoor dining and living space with so many fun decorating and summer entertainment ideas!

This post is sponsored by hayneedle. All opinions are my own.

Y’all. I have two words for you: outdoor. dining.

gorgeous outdoor dining and living space with so many fun decorating and summer entertainment ideas!

Actually, I have a lot more words for you (shocking, right?): HOLY SMOKES I CANNOT BELIEVE THIS IS MY BACKYARD!

gorgeous outdoor dining and living space with so many fun decorating and summer entertainment ideas!

No really, in case you can’t tell, we are so excited about this new space. We spent all last summer sitting on the ground or dragging our kitchen table outside… And while the view and the pool (both of which are entirely new for us former city dwellers) made it worth it, you can imagine how excited I was when hayneedle asked if I would like to partner on an outdoor dining space.

gorgeous outdoor kitchen and dining area

Eek!!!! doesn’t cover it. I started with this beautiful dining set: the driftwood look is perfect; the chairs are large and comfortable, and…

gorgeous outdoor dining and living space with so many fun decorating and summer entertainment ideas!

Wait for it…

gorgeous outdoor dining and living space with so many fun decorating and summer entertainment ideas!

I know. The fire pit in the center of the table adds the perfect bit of magic to a cool evening meal.  Add this awesome umbrella to beat the Texas sun (because sweltering heat somehow doesn’t mix well with relaxed outdoor dining)…

gorgeous outdoor dining and living space with so many fun decorating and summer entertainment ideas!

String some globe lights and throw in some gorgeous outdoor serving pieces, and this space really has become spectacular. I love the rustic feel of the table, the way the blue complements our pool, the slightly nautical nod of the navy and white stripes, and the glamor of the accessories. I cannot wait to welcome family and friends here all summer long. In fact, I may not eat indoors ever again. 😉

gorgeous outdoor dining and living space with so many fun decorating and summer entertainment ideas!

For the full reveal and all the details, head on over to the hayneedle blog (where you can shop my full style board, too!). Thank you so much to hayneedle for partnering with me and supporting my design choices so completely… You have made this family very happy!

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Comments

  1. Rachel this is truly stunning!!! I would want to spend every minute out here – such a beautiful job!

  2. Rachel!!! This space is simply amazing. I can just imagine sitting at that table with the fire pit glowing in the middle! This is seriously fantastic! You’ll have so much fun this summer eating outside!!

  3. This is seriously drool worthy. I want to copy and paste it into my back yard!

  4. Can’t wait to see more – headed to look now! This is killer!

  5. Perfect! Love it all, do y’all have room for me to move in?
    😉
    Debbie

  6. I just died. That fire pit in the center of the table??? Amazing!!

  7. Wow, what an amazing space! Love everything about it!

  8. This is absolutely stunning Rachel!! I LOVE it! #allthehearteyes I so wish I could come over and hang out with you here. And your photographs look straight out of a magazine.

  9. Rachel! This is SO gorgeous! If I still lived in Texas, I’d be there in like 5 minutes for a glass of wine! : )

  10. I just can’t even find the words for this space! It’s like a dream!

  11. WOW! What a lovely space to spend Summer at! Everything is beautiful!

  12. Absolutely gorgeous. What a great place to spend time with your family. Happy Summer!

  13. Maggie M says:

    Beautiful backyard! I’m so jealous (lol) Great design, Rachel.

  14. Wow! Absolutely stunning!!!!! How gorgeous! I am swooning.

    Rebeca

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