Mix These Essentials for Your First Outdoor Dinner Party of the Season

Designer Heather Taylor knows the secret to making stripes and florals pop.

Nicole Lamotte

The designer behind California-cool home-textiles line Heather Taylor Home fetes the women of her family in a her sun-filled Los Angeles garden.

Nicole Lamotte

"My florist friends at Hollyflora recreated the motif on my great-grandmother's plates, complete with bluebells and marigolds," Taylor says. "Even if guests don't notice the reference, it's a lovely detail that adds a fun symmetry."

Nicole LaMotte

Taylor's striped Bougainvillea tablecloth gives the lush blooms a starring role.

Shop the Look

Mulberry napkins, $78 for four, heathertaylorhome.com

Chelsea Garden accent plate by Royal Crown Derby, $195, devinecorp.net

Small French press, $50, lecreuset.com

Oaxaca drinking glasses, $15 each, apolisglobal.com

Palecek bistro chair, $1,138, palecek.com

Bowl, $25, pitcher, $13, and creamer, $20, crateandbarrel.com

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This story originally appeared in the March 2017 issue of House Beautiful.

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