Inspiration & Theme Ideas for the Perfect Picnic
When the temperature feels just right for a picnic, you know it’s about time you rolled out the Komorebi picnic blanket. When the weather becomes so pleasant, it feels like a crime when you’re not in the nearest outdoor space having fun.
The elements of a perfect picnic are:
- A beautiful location.
- Cohesive theme.
- Delicious food.
- Comfortable blanket.
- Fun accessories.
Location is an important consideration in real estate, the same as planning your picnic location. It helps you plan your attire and food – if you have to hike to the location, you don’t want to serve an elaborate spread or wear wedges and sundresses.
Picnic in the Park
We are not even going to pretend like a picnic in your local park is not a classic choice, you can generally find charcoal grills, bathroom and picnic tables readily available for anyone to use.
Field of flowers
Enjoy the beauty that mother nature has to offer while basking in the sun's rays. The perfect lunch choice here will be the one that highlights seasonal and locally grown ingredients.
If the weather does not favor an outdoor picnic, relocate your picnic indoor, use a covered space like a greenhouse. In a greenhouse, you’ll have all the elements of the outdoors and protection against the undesirable elements. It can be fun on a bright and sunny day, a beautiful backdrop for entertainment.
Parks should not always be your ideal picnic location, spice things up a little this spring! Depending on your location, you can consider a picnic on the beach. If you go early, you just might have enough time to soak in some rays before it gets crowded and inconvenient.
Okay, so a theme isn't a picnic requirement per se, but if you're throwing an Insta-worthy party, you better have some sort of through line to tie the event together. This can be a specific theme, mood, or even color scheme. You'll find having these elements in mind helps when you're hit with decision paralysis.
Although the theme is not a very important picnic requirement, if you want to have an insta-worthy party, you will have to come up with a plan to tie the event together. Those plans include picking a specific theme, color scheme, or even mood. Having these decisions in mind will help you when you are hit with decision paralysis.
A relaxed way to approach outdoor entertainment is a spring picnic with a bohemian feel. Features that can make this theme stand out include festive floor pillows, Moroccan – inspired poufs, and some rattan.
Surround yourself with a carefully selected vintage picnic. Make each serving item unique and thoughtfully selected to give your guests a unique experience.
A Rainbow Picnic
This spring, we love the idea of celebrating earth day, and every other day in a rainbow picnic.
A Colorful Picnic
The perfect way to cheer up those gray days we find in early spring is a colorful picnic theme with fresh fruit, vibrant fare, and candy-colored bottles of soda.
A Classic Picnic
A picnic with just the necessities is the opposite of a very stylish picnic. You just need a basket, takeout, or homemade food, and the people you love. If you forgot to pick the flowers, don’t worry! You can hand-pick some from the nearest field.
While any old blanket, towel or sheet will suffice, having a pretty blanket to feast Using a pretty blanket on picnics instead of the old blanket, towel, or sheet can really set a mood for your picnic and tie your theme together.
Pillows and Layered Blankets
Layer your blankets and bring out spare pillows to have a comfortable picnic experience. If you care so much about comfort, you’ll probably want to invest in a few throw beds to make lounging on the ground enjoyable.
Portable Picnic Table
If you are planning a larger meal, eating on a blanket using a table can be quite challenging. For elaborate feasts, consider building a low picnic table by yourself. You need a few pieces of plywood, a rustic table or you can build something with a beautiful finish, like the one shown below.
If you don’t mind using your vintage French linens as picnic blankets, they are beautiful accessories for spring picnics. They are light and airy and makes everything placed on them look well arranged.
Can you imagine a picnic without food? Well, it is a sorry sight. Without food, it is just a group of people sitting on a blanket outdoors. Food turns a gathering into a bona fide picnic. A lot of menu options can be considered, from just cheese and wine to elaborate lunch. Keep in mind the weather and distance to your picnic location influence the choice of food. Nobody wants to eat a soggy sandwich or a wilted salad.
Mason Jar Meals
Mason jar meals are for the picnic fans that love to plan ahead. It helps you avoid the hefty post-picnic cleanup and keeps ingredients from getting soggy. Another advantage is they have delicious recipes.
Tartines, Tartines, Tartines
One fun idea is having Tartines only at the picnic. You can get really creative with the seasonal toppings, you can create open-faced sandwiches to share. It is simple, light, and very appropriate for spring.
Cheese + Charcuterie Board
It’s a no-brainer that cheese and charcuteries are people’s favorite when it comes to picnics. Only cutting boards, serving plates and a little prep is required.
Pan Bagnet is that French sandwich your guests would love you to share at your picnic. Pan Bagnet sandwich only needs one big loaf with your favorite toppings which makes it easy and convenient when compared with other sandwiches.
With the right accessories, you can take your picnic to the next level or make it quite easy to haul your supplies around. From the excessive decorated to more practical accessories, here are a few of our favorite ideas;
Although water coolers have a certain kind of tailgate vibe that might not be visually pleasing for your picnic, this easy DIY tutorial will turn your water cooler into a high-end version that fits in every picnic.
Build a Teepee
Setting up a Teepee is very easy, it is as simple as hanging your everyday sheet over a tree branch. You can get creative with your choice of material. You can use painted canvas or Moroccan blankets to add a special touch to your setting.
This picnic bag is perfect for toting your meal to and from the picnic location. It is ideal for city living and park dwellers on the go.
If you are a picnic-goer that loves to stay organized, you will be really into this DIY basket liner. Your snacks, serve ware, and utensils will all have their dedicated spot in your picnic tote.
A balloon wall is a fun way to celebrate a picnic or any occasion in the park. All your guests will locate your party spot with ease and take home bundles of balloons after the party.