Beyond the BBQ

As Angelenos, we have the indulgent access to comfortable, inviting backyard moments soon before and long after the Summer season has departed the rest of the country. So we encourage our clients to do something with that gift – like having a party back there!  A few tricks from our magic hat get the job done every time.

Turn your swimpool into a stage for floating floral arrangements and lots of candles. It ups the drama factor just the way we like.BBQ-Blog-Photo-2&3

Fluff the bar with bright paper straws and custom-printed napkins to evoke the evening’s theme.


With meticulously simple lighting detail, string existing hedges and landscaping with white twinkle strands and overhead carnival stringers for effective transformation and ambiant lighting.


And as you know by now, a pop of color can only mean good things in our world – so pick fun linens and chairs that scream the party palette.BBQ-Blog-Photo-7

Expand your menu’s horizons beyond the typical grilled menu – incorporate seasonal and local foods and ingredients into a delicious dinner. BBQ-Blog-Photo-8

And above all, remember that backyards aren’t just for barbecuing!

PHOTO CREDITS:  Claire Barrett Photography

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