May has arrived, and with it—finally, some warm Boise weather! So, after a seemingly very long winter (am I right?), we are all clamoring to get outside.

Besides all of the great things to do in the great Boise/East Boise outdoors, such as hiking, biking, golfing, etc., many of us enjoy entertaining in our backyards. And, it’s easier and more fun than ever before since outdoor patio décor can be found everywhere now and at reasonable prices. Many stores, such as Target and Crate and Barrel (just to name a couple), offer great melamine dishware, and other great accessories, in so many fun colors that will coordinate with any patio and party color scheme.

Add a coffee table to your seating arrangement. Rugs, curtains and pillows will help cozy up and bring the indoors out. And, don’t even get me started on the amazing solar lanterns and hanging light fixtures available that will glam up your outdoor evening affair. Use your imagination to create a fun bar cart to serve refreshing Sangria or decorate a folding table for a pop-up bar or buffet and you are all set. It’s really easier than ever.

Planning a backyard Mother’s Day affair? Father’s Day BBQ? Or, just a Saturday get-together with friends? You can be all fancy, casual, romantic, rustic or whatever you want! There’s a myriad of ideas and themes on the Web.

Check out some of these ideas that caught our eye!


Yummy Sangria Ideas: Cucumber-Melon, Restaurant-Style Red, Tropical Faux-Gria, and Rose-White Peach

And, remember, if you are looking for a home with a great outdoor entertaining area, call Templeton Real Estate Group! We are your East Boise experts, and as our past happy clients will attest to, we will sell your house fast and for more and will find your dream home—professionally, efficiently and stress free!! Call us today—208.473.2203 or via our Website.

Related: For ideas on decorating the inside or outside of your home, check out some of East Boise’s fabulous new homes and neighborhoods: Boise Hunter Homes, River Heights, Harris Ranch, Harris Crossing.