Summer Picnic Must-Haves

Summer Picnic Must-Haves
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Summer Picnic Must-Haves

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Summer Picnic Must-Haves

Summer Picnic Must-Haves
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There's more to a picnic than just throwing out a blanket. From printed utensils to a vibrantly colored stereo, add some interest to your day in the park. These whimsical-yet-practical touches will transform your al fresco meal into a gourmet experience your family and friends will never forget.

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Melamine Set & Acrylic Spoons

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White plastic cutlery is so 2011! Dig in with these chic (and reusable!) utensils.

Jonathan Adler, $12;

jonathanadler.com.
Anthropologie, $24/4; anthropologie.com.

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Portable Stereo Boombox

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Pop your iPhone into this retro speaker for tunes that can be heard across the park.

iHome, $200;

ihomeaudio.com.

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Two-Sided Napkins

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Your fete is sure to be a stylish one with these chic reversible napkins.

Privet House at Target, $16/4; at Target.

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Picnic Basket

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This sleek picnic basket has it all, literally!

C. Wonder, $128; at C. Wonder stores.

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Burlap Game Set

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Throw down this portable playing board and prepare to really throw down with a competitive game of checkers or chess!

Uncommon Goods, $40;

uncommongoods.com.

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Melamine Dinner Plates

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May the only ants at your picnic be the cartoon critters crawling on these plaid plates.

Williams-Sonoma, $30/4;

williams-sonoma.com.

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Steel Watermelon Knife

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No summer picnic is complete without a juicy watermelon, and this bright pink and green knife will cut perfect slices every time!

MoMA Store, $30;

momastore.org.

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Glass Sun Jar

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When the sun goes down, illuminate your blanket with the light from these jars. These LED lamps store solar energy throughout the day so you can picnic under the stars.

Pottery Barn, $30 each,

potterybarn.com.

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Wine Refresher & Bottle Holder

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Chill your wine on the spot and then make sure your bottle doesn't topple over with a handy wine spike!

Ravi, $40;

brookstone.com.
Bed Bath amp Beyond, $13; bedbathandbeyond.com.

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Stackable Lunch Pot

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Keep your cold foods cool and your hot foods steamy in this streamlined thermos.

Uncommon Goods, $22;

uncommongoods.com.

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