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summer dining: gender-neutral

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Summer entertaining usually brings lots of bright colors, flowers, and modern floral prints – but chances are that most guys won’t appreciate how gorgeous those fuschia plates look with the orange trellis cocktail napkins nearly as much as the girls do. So if you’re looking for a tabletop design for an upcoming Father’s Day dinner or graduation party that’s summery and festive but not overly girlie – here’s a color palette from cb2.com that would work nicely: bright blues & greens toned down with neutrals like charcoal, ebony & white.

Breezy Cabana Stripe Tabletop {pictured above} striped lounge runner , palette dinnerware in blue and green, round rope placemats , straight-sided candleholder , taper wine glass , mudra placecard holders , and fresco vase in storm.

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POSTED BY:jenn s.JENNIFER SBRANTI is the Founder and Creative Director of Hostess with the Mostess®, a hip and modern party planning resource.

3 responses to “summer dining: gender-neutral”

  1. olivia says:

    i agree – my husband would actually really like a table set like this!

  2. patty says:

    i actually really like this color palette too…summery but more sophisticated too.

  3. Anonymous says:

    love the striped table runner! it’s so hard to find cool table linens that are both chic and modern