Chic Summer Dining

With summer well and truly here making the most of the long, balmy evenings with a super stylish alfresco soiree with friends is a must.

To get a classic sophisticated look follow these simple styling tips below.

Step One- Linen

Simplicity is key, vintage washed linens or anything with a french feel is a must.

Henley Linen Napkins| The White Company

Natural Stipe Table Runner| Not On The High Street

Nautical Rope Knot Napkin Rings| Marks and Spencer

Step Two- Tableware

If you have a matching dinner set, great; mix and match? Even better.

Serve food on different sized wooden boards for a rustic feel.


French Blue Faustine Plates | Dibor

Jamie Oliver Serving Board | Dunelm

Step Three- Lighting 

Fairy lights, lanterns and candles for when the light fades but the party is only beginning.

Rope Handle Hurricane Lanterns | Laura Ashley

Pure Pillar Candle | The White Company

White Cotton Ball String Lights | Cotton Ball Lights 

Much Love,

Judy xo


Make It Personal

If its monogrammed I’m all over it. Personalised? I’m there.

If you follow me on Instagram (@french_grey_lifestyle) you will know I like to add those personal touches to my home and basically anywhere I can. It can get a bit twee if you go overboard so I suggest modern, fresh and minimalist styling and you’ll get the look spot on.

Now you have some inspiration, lets shop!


Hand Stamped Teaspoon // La De Da Living

MG Anthropologie

Homegrown Monogrammed Mug// Anthropologie £8


LED White Light// La De Da Living £14.99


Monogrammed Towels// Not On The High Street from £29.95

MG Next

Bright Alphabet Cushion// Next £10


Alphabet Votive Candles// Bombay Duck £9.50

*You can get 15% off La De Da Living online with the code ‘brandrep2’ ends 30th April

Much Love,

Judy xo

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