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The harvest table
Canvas teak harvest table, $800, canadiantire.ca.
1. Nautical vintage
Nautical motifs meet vintage Canadiana in this nostalgic nod to old-school camping.
Striped metal mug, $10, and Canoe ceramic dinner plate, $20, indigo.ca ; Bottle bucket with bottle opener, $20, and Saanvi blanket-stitch-edge napkin in Indigo, $22 per set of four, danicaimports.com ; Ralph Lauren Ronan flatware, $55 per five-piece place setting, thebay.com.
2. Tropic Cool
Like a loud Hawaiian shirt translated for your tabletop, this bold setting positively screams summer.
Distinctly Home Outdoors Toucan melamine side plate, $6, and dinner plate, $7, thebay.com ; Kira Brights acrylic tumblers, $33 per set of four, pier1.ca ; Origami paper napkin in Yellow, $9 per set of 12, danicaimports.com ; Diego round caddy (cutlery not included), $30, crateandbarrel.com.
3. Garden Party
A fresh floral-print place mat establishes the palette for this vibrant vignette. There's a green element at play as well: The bamboo-and-rice-husk plates are biodegradable, while the flatware is made from sustainable birch.
Floret placemat, $6, Ecologie side plate in Sunshine, $4, dinner plate in Natural, $5, and dip-dyed napkin in Honeysuckle, $30 per set of four, danicaimports.com ; Wooden Picnic flatware, $10 per 18-piece set, crateandbarrel.com ; Nutcracker Designs acrylic goblet, $7, accentimports.ca.
4. French Accents
Channel Parisian bistro style in backyard-friendly melamine, acrylic and, yes, even paper!
PC Home irregular white melamine dinner plate, $5, realcanadiansuperstore.ca ; Grey distressed plastic charger, $7, canfloyd.com ; Rustik flatware, $40 per 20-piece set, ikea.ca ; Flax linen napkin in Poppy, $9, and Les Moulins recycled-paper place mats, $15 per 40 sheets, danicaimports.com ; GlucksteinHome smoke-dipped acrylic double old-fashioned glasses, $5 each, and highball glasses, $7 each, thebay.com.
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|This story was originally part of "Alfresco Finery" in the June 2015 issue.
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