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Decorating For Celebrating Outdoors

outdoor decorating tips

So, there is a small glimpse of freedom and an outdoor social life returning, which is certainly a cause for celebration. This means that we not only need to smarten ourselves up, but also our gardens ready for meeting people outdoors. We are now all legally allowed to socialise with our friends and family in groups of six in private gardens, parks and other outdoor spaces. When planning the best social gathering of the year so far, it is important to make your outdoor space look wonderful, and when it comes to decorating for celebrating this spring and summer, there are so many different options for you to consider.

Fairy lights and bunting are essential

Now, here at , we are true believers that you can never have enough fairy lights or bunting. With a few strands of string lights and bunting, your outdoor space can be completely transformed and enhance the beauty of your garden, allowing you to enjoy a little bit of sparkle and shine. Nothing says a garden party like bunting, and even better, you can work through some of that fabric scraps and leftovers you have been collecting and make the most of it. A great way of supporting our sustainable sewing goals!

If you are looking to make your own outdoor bunting, we suggest using soft furnishing weight cottons, just in case you leave it outside one night. are great for adding some extra joy to your celebrations and will make your garden the ultimate outdoor party spot for your family and friends.

                cath kidson stripe candy fabric cotton Spot-Soft Petrol fabric

Don’t forget a tablecloth

Tablecloths are often overlooked, so make sure you don’t make the same mistake. You can’t sit outside around a table with no table cloth, just imagine. When creating your design, an oilcloth is a very practical option, but if you want something slightly different there are various heavier cottons which would work just as well. They will not only cover up any slightly less than desirable garden tables, but also inject some extra colour into your outdoor space, which will beautifully compliment your garden’s greenery.

              liberty oil cloth   orla cotton fabric

Lots and lots of cushions

Cushions are not only a great addition to your interior, but also to your outdoor space too. If you are looking to be the host of various garden events this summer and take advantage of entertaining outside, now may be the right time to look at recovering your garden cushions. At Fabrics Galore, we have various tropical themed groovy available for you to use. Just by enhancing your outdoor garden with some comfy seating areas and funky cushions, you will want to wind down in this gorgeous space every day of the week.

                outdoor fabric outdoor fabric



However, don’t forget your inside space, and as the lockdown is gradually eased, we should hopefully be able to start having friends in our homes again. Why not match your outdoor cushions to your interior space? The brighter colours of some of our home furnishing cushion fabrics are guaranteed to put you in a brighter mood, adding a bit of prettiness to the room, whilst incorporating the sunnier shades of spring and summer.

               brushed cotton fabric  cotton fabric


About Fabrics Galore


With a wide array of fun, vibrant fabrics for you to choose from this spring and summer, the Fabrics Galore website has everything you could ever want to decorate your indoor and outdoor spaces for celebrations. To learn more about the wonderful fabrics we have available for you to purchase, you can chat with the team by calling 020 7738 9589, and we would be more than happy to help you and answer any questions.

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