We can’t get enough of the elevated outdoor space in the upcoming comedy “Dog Days.” We may be a little biased, considering the space is chock-full of Hayneedle products, but we think you’ll agree – this posh back yard is perfect for a sophisticated outdoor party.
“Dog Days” production designer Marcia Hinds filled us in on the process behind designing the space. “That’s Ruth’s house, and Ruth is a little upper-end. Everything has to be perfect … It had to be beautiful.”
Hinds explained that the yard served as the set for an outdoor baby shower, adding that the teak furniture provided by Hayneedle “really made for a stunning back yard.”
Maybe you’re not as big a perfectionist as Ruth (actress Jessica St. Clair), but if you’re looking to host an outdoor party of your own, Hayneedle’s got everything you need to replicate the look. We’ll show you how to turn your patio into something straight out of a movie – literally.
Patio Dining Sets
While mixed materials are a big trend for outdoor dining in 2018, this space keeps it simple with all-teak pieces. Whether you want to use the exact products from the film or mix it up with different styles, we’re sure you’ll fall in love with teak. Densely grained and high in oil content, this ultra-hard wood is naturally resistant to moisture, rot, warping, and splintering, making it perfect for outdoor furniture.
We love how the outdoor set uses benches in contrasting styles but similar finishes. It keeps the space dynamic and avoids looking too matchy-matchy, but still maintains an air of sophistication. To get the look yourself, combine different styles and silhouettes in a natural wood finish. Your party guests will appreciate the seating options as well as the style.
Outdoor Décor & More
Keep your guests cool and comfortable with umbrellas, cushions, and all the other accessories that make the outdoors feel like home. We love the cheery yellow stripes on this Hayneedle-exclusive Coral Coast umbrella – the bright pop of color serves as the perfect complement to the blues, whites, and natural woods in the rest of the space.
Dinner & Drinks
To keep your guests coming back for more, try an outdoor-friendly bar cart that allows everyone to serve themselves. The durable teak model featured in the “Dog Days” movie is perfect for outdoor use, and pairs perfectly with the rest of the neutral wood furniture. To keep the space safe and clean, opt for melamine dishes and acrylic glasses. They look just like the real thing, and won’t run the risk of shattering if dropped.
Whether you’re hosting a baby shower, barbecue, or book club meeting, you deserve an outdoor space that makes you feel like a star. If you’re set on replicating this look for your next outdoor party, Hayneedle has everything you need to dive into this silver-screen style – no swimming pool required.