Fount Board and Table. Elizabeth Lavin

Home & Garden

11 Local Finds to Enjoy When Dining Al Fresco This Spring

Grab-and-go charcuterie, sweet treats, pretty woven baskets, and other fun finds to take a picnic to the next level.

A tisket, a tasket, a pretty picnic basket—plus a hand-woven throw, some dainty dinnerware, luxe lawn games, and a few local nibbles—is all you need to enjoy a delightful meal al fresco now that the weather is revel-worthy. We’re helping you pack up, head out, and chow down in style this spring.

Best Places to Picnic

Nosh in nature at these picnic-worthy local parks.

  • Reverchon Park 3505 Maple Ave.
  • Flippen Park 4421 N. Versailles Ave.
  • Pacific Plaza 401 N. Harwood St.
  • Griggs Park  2200 Hugo St.
Get a Loave of This Our sister pub, D Magazine, touts The Market’s challah as the best in town.
Elizabeth Lavin

Challah loaf

$7.50 AT THE MARKET

 

Elizabeth Lavin

Don’t dine and dash when you can gather and graze with grab-and-go charcuterie boards from Fount Board and Table, the Uptown eatery that turns snacking into an artform. Choose from several sizes and varieties, each freshly made and packed to perfection. fountdallas.com

LEARN MORE

 

Elizabeth Lavin

Crystal bee hive, $65/Grange Hall

Texas wildflower honey, $18-$20/Grange Hall

Elizabeth Lavin

Microchip cookie jars

$16 AT JK CHOCOLATE

Elizabeth Lavin

Wine and cheese picnic basket, $92/Favor the Kind

Elizabeth Lavin

Birkin basket, $150/Ellis Hill

Elizabeth Lavin

Olive Ash burl veneer cornhole set, $2,650/Scout Design Studio

“Rose Mary Rose” Wallpaper in Nadine

$79/YARD AT EVER ATELIER

 

Swing into Spring: These luxe playground upgrades are crafted by a Dallas mother-daughter duo!
Elizabeth Lavin

Sawyer collection lucite swing

VIEW THE SAWYER COLLECTION

 

Elizabeth Lavin

Dallas artist and designer Heather Clark Lynn creates functional art pieces through Spirit of Salt, her line of housewares, clothing, accessories, and stationery goods. By combining esoterica, elements of nature, and mythology with her love of decorative arts, she brings “a little bit of magic” to everyday objects. byspiritofsalt.com

“Praise the moon” woven blanket

$120 AT SPIRIT OF SALT

Ilala woven tray, $340/ Mecox

 

 

Elizabeth Lavin

Wick candlestick, $150/Grange Hall

Elizabeth Lavin

Shore “beach lantern”

$219 AT SCOTT + COONER

Newsletter

Get your fix of home décor inspiration with our weekly Home Design newsletter.

Find It

Search our directories for...

Real Estate Agents

Real Estate Agents

Interior Designers

Interior Designers

Home Builders

Home Builders

Architects

Architects

View All

View All

Comments