Tips & Ideas

Jul 3

Al Fresco Entertaining with Southern Style

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Ballard Tall

We’re thrilled this week to introduce Nealey Dozier of the food blog, Dixie Caviar. Nealey is always cookin’ up fantastic recipes, and we’re excited to bring you a slew of them this week!

Jun 20

10 Tips for Backyard Entertaining

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Backyard entertaining

Sometimes when the universe blesses you with that perfect, sunny day, it’d be a crime not to invite guests over just to celebrate! Even if you don’t have anything planned in advance, we have a few ideas for throwing a last-minute party, while still impressing your guests and showing them a good time. Below are some of our favorite tips for outdoor entertaining on the fly!

Jun 16

How to Throw an Impromptu Outdoor Party

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How to host an impromptu party

It felt like it would never arrive, and now it’s finally here. We’re talking about summer, of course. The time of year when we want to fling open the doors and head outside. Great weather and even better cocktails are best enjoyed with friends, though. So invite them over when the moment hits. You might be surprised at just how quickly you can pull a last-minute party together with panache. Just use our helpful party guide and timeline!

May 23

12 Summer Entertaining Tips

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A table setting with jute twine and pink peonies

This summer we’re collaborating with the editors at Domino Magazine to bring you summer entertaining ideas so you can host your next perfect party. Whether you’re hosting an outdoor brunch in the shade or a pool party for friends, these tips will help you wow your guests!

Apr 30

A Chic City Celebration with Domino Magazine

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Urban entertaining with Domino magazine

We’ve partnered with the editors at domino magazine to help you kick your outdoor entertaining game up a notch! To inspire your next summer soirée, the editors at domino have designed three gorgeous outdoor spaces using products from Ballard Designs to create the perfect setting. Learn about their inspiration for these spaces, their best-loved ways to create a comfortable space, and even some of their must-make summer recipes!

Apr 28

Inspired Outdoor Entertaining from Domino

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Outdoor entertaining under a pergola with Ballard Designs and Domino magazine

We’ve partnered with domino magazine to help you kick up your outdoor entertaining game up a notch! To inspire your next summer soirée, the editors at domino have designed three gorgeous outdoor spaces using products from Ballard Designs to create the perfect setting. Learn about their inspiration for these spaces, their best-loved ways to create a comfortable space, and even some of their must-make summer recipes! Below, domino’s Creative Director, Robert Leleux, shares how he achieves “the mix.”

Apr 27

Poolside Entertaining with Domino Magazine

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Ballard Designs and Domino design a poolside summer party

We’ve partnered with domino magazine this summer to help you kick your entertaining game up a notch! To inspire your next summer soirée, the editors at domino have designed three gorgeous outdoor spaces using products from Ballard Designs to create the perfect setting. Learn about their inspiration for these spaces, their best-loved ways to create a comfortable space, and even some of their must-make summer recipes!