How to Create a Special Outdoor Dining Area

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I am so happy to share our new Outdoor Dining area at our Waco Airbnb. I wanted to create an additional outdoor dining area and thanks to Bed Bath and Beyond, this area under the pergola is just incredible.

Pergola Outdoor Dining

We installed the pergola and styled this entire outdoor dining area. I loved sitting at this outdoor dining table and it felt like we were at a garden table. Isn’t this the most wonderful spot for dining?

This Bedroom Makeover post is sponsored by Bed Bath & Beyond. All words, reviews, and opinions are mine.

How to Create a Special Outdoor Dining Area

Today is Day One of my Thirty Days of Summer for the month of June!

I am so excited to share a new dining area I created with Bed Bath and Beyond at our home in Waco, Texas. As much as we love to dine on the porch, I thought it might be fun to create another outdoor dining area at our Waco home.

So I added this amazing wood pergola from Bed Bath and Beyond and the entire dining area underneath. Isn’t this just wonderful?

Outdoor Dining Party in the Backyard

I went with a green theme because this spot feels like we are dining in the garden. The roses are from the local grocery store and everything else is from Bed Bath and Beyond.

Outdoor Dining in the Garden

The rectangle table seats six perfectly and I actually enjoyed breakfast out here on Sunday morning. It was like dining with the birds as the bird chirping and atmosphere was incredible.

Outdoor Dining for Breakfast

Here is a view a bit farther back. Isn’t it lovely?

Backyard Pergola

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Items We Used in Our Outdoor Dining Area

Outdoor Dining Under the Pergola

Half Moon Wood 10-Foot x 12-Foot Pergola in Cinder

I can’t even begin to tell you how much I love this pergola! It is made from durable wood and it is built to resist warping. The half moon braces create a modern space for our friends and guests to enjoy.

In case this pergola is out of stock, here is the Coolaroo® Pergola Canopy which is a much lower priced similar alternative. It even has a shade and light filtering canopy!

Outdoor Dining in the Backyard with Good Friends

Bee & Willow™ Home Amesbury 6 Person Dining Table in Grey/ Brown

I absolutely love our Amesbury Dining Table from Bee & Willow Home. With a full steel tabletop that features powder coating for a modern chic look, this table is designed for durability. It measures 68″ L x 38″ W x 28″ H.

Outdoor Dining Under the Pergola

Barrington Wicker Stackable Patio Chairs in Natural Brown (Set of 2)

I found the most comfortable Wicker Stackable Patio Chair set. Crafted from powder-coated iron with natural brown wicker finish, this set looks amazing with the dining table I picked out!

Outdoor Dining Table

Bee & Willow™ Home Water Hyacinth Round Placemat

I love the classic look I achieved at my table with these Bee & Willow Home Water Hyacinth Placemats. The 15″ round placemat is made of natural water hyacinth and it is perfect for everyday use or entertaining.

Outdoor Dining in the Backyard

Everyday White® by Fitz and Floyd® Beaded Dinner Plate

This elegant, raised bead pattern traces the outline of each piece in the Everyday White by Fitz and Floyd Beaded Dinnerware Collection. These ceramic plates measure 10.5″ in diameter and are dishwasher, microwave, and oven safe.

Outdoor Dining Table

Woven Salad Plates in Green (Set of 4)

I selected these Woven Green Salad Plates because of the classic motif, and they are made of my favorite break-resistant melamine! I am partial to the woven basket design in such a beautiful color which adds tons of pop to my table.

Zwilling J.A. Henckels Angelico 45-Piece Flatware Set

This is simply designed flatware made with stainless steel and is dishwasher safe. It’s a complete set for 8.

Personalized Vases

Floral Monogram Ceramic Vase

As soon as I saw this Floral Monogram Ceramic Vase I knew I had to order two. Each vase can be printed with your elegant floral monogram along with any sentiment and your family name. The vase measures 4″ diameter x 10″ H overall.

Of course, I had “My 100 Year Old Home” and “Waco, Texas” printed on mine!

Outdoor Dining Plastic Glassware

Destination Summer Vintage Embossed Highball Glass in Green

Destination Summer Vintage Embossed Goblet in Green

These Vintage Embossed Highball Glasses and Goblets are perfect for indoor and outdoor entertaining. Made of ultra-durable plastic, the embossed design lends a vintage-inspired look to any setting.

Enjoying the View From Our Outdoor Dining Area

I love the view of the back of our Waco home.

Outdoor Dining in the Backyard with Good Friends

This view is from the side of our porch looking back at the new Pergola and dining area.

Backyard Pergola

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  1. Absolutely gorgeous.
    I live in northern Indiana. We experience quite a bit of insects during our summer months (mosquitoes, flies, bees). Just using citronella candles and oils are not enough to ward off those pesky little creatures. What are your suggestions?

    1. I have made a cloth curtain around my outdoor areas to attempt to keep bugs out. Unfortunately, it is tough to completely get rid of them.

  2. Lovely dining space you’ve created! The pergola is very pretty. : )

    Just like Lori, before me, I’ve got to ask how you enjoy outside meals without bugs, when in Waco.
    I’m also a Texas girl and we have quite a time battling flies, mosquitos, and more, when there is food outside.

    1. Thank you so much! I am only recently experiencing the issue with bugs in Waco, as we don’t have many in California. I have made a curtain out of cloth before to keep bugs out!

    1. I have found that this pergola and similar ones are around $1,000 to $2,000! Thankfully, we had help setting ours up and it is weighted at the bottom so it doesn’t tip over!

  3. You always find the loveliest glassware…ordering these today! I think we all are ready for a bit of family gathering and friends entertaining. Inspirational post for me!

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