Picnic Style BBQ in Charlottesville with Gingham Linens, Picnic Tables, Lanterns, pink and purple florals. Photo: Karen Hill
No barbecue is complete without a checkered tablecloth.
Southern Spring BBQ in Charlottesville, Virginia Snippet & Ink || Wedding or rehearsal dinner set up with paper lanterns
Neon tablecloth weights. (Not really wild about the colours here but I have never heard of table cloth weights! What a great idea!)
DIY Tablecloth Weights from Practically Living...I really need to make some of these!
blue gingham scarves make the long table seating into more intimate groupings
How to anchor a tablecloth - another clever Martha Stewart trick :) More
Picnic Table Cloth Preserver: Clothespins & EPOXY! | Super Glue Blog
Long tables give a much more family-style feeling to the event and start more conversations among guests, and they photograph REALLY well.
This DIY Bandana Quilt would make a great PicNic tablecloth, not to mintion other outside uses. I think I'd go for the Red, White and Blue look though.