Consider benches instead of individual seats for backyard dining areas. This dining set, designed to hold a large group, sits nicely on this small backyard patio and blends well with the divider privacy fence and landscaping plan.
This outdoor courtyard area features a wooden picnic table with bench seating and sliding glass doors that lead to the interior spaces. A second floor balcony with a wire mesh and wooden railing provides an overhead view of the space.
On the weekend, this backyard has all that you need: Start with brunch around the picnic table. Move on to a dip in the pool or a game on the grassy lawn. A sectional makes for easy lounging in the evening or anytime.
The Weingart Center Garden in Los Angeles features a shaded sitting area with colorful sail awnings and red octagon-shaped picnic tables. Raised beds offer a home to trees with deep purple leaves, while a stone fountain offers a fun water feature.
Define with strong lines - Bold lines give this dining area a strong personality and sense of grandeur. It is generous, the wood benches and chunky wood table create a cozy dining space for evening gatherings.
Retractable doors open easily to provide wide-open access from this home's modern living room to the deck area, where the family can grill, eat and relax. A vibrant blue picnic table and outdoor sofa provide plenty of sitting room for casual entertaining.
With a picturesque backdrop, little is required to create a party setting. Many parks or outdoor venues provide picnic tables and long benches or chairs. To add glamorous touches to your picnic, cover the table with a colorful fabric like this suzani print and layer it with a solid white tablecloth. A Moroccan wedding blanket or cozy throw on each bench creates a warm, comfortable place for guests to dine.