Let the food set the tone. To play up the pizza parlor theme, Danielle covered one long table with burlap, topped with checkered cloths.
Embrace organic elements. "When it comes to outdoor serving pieces, I prefer wicker and wood," she says. Danielle also topped with tables with pots of lush, fragrant (and affordable) Italian herbs and trellises of heirloom tomatoes.
Don't overthink it. "I'm not one to get hung up on things having to match. Entertaining should be about family and friends, not perfection."
Photo: Quentin Bacon
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