By InStyle Staff
Jun 24, 2012 @ 12:00 pm
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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. Click through for our picnic must-haves!

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