Table Linens You Need for Any Get-Together

It's finally the season for outdoor barbecues, brunches, and beach parties. If you're looking to add some festive flair to your setup, surprise your guests with these tasteful summer table linens.

Three round woven placemats with a stripe design in colors: pink, black, and teal. photo

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For a Fiesta Night

Next time you're craving your favorite Mexican dish, bring the fiesta feel full circle with fun table linens. With vibrant stripes and colorful tassels, these lively woven placemats will be the talk of the party. No need to worry about salsa stains, just wipe them down with a dry cloth to keep them clean. Don't forget to add some fabulous margarita glasses to your celebration. ($18; anthropologie.com)

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Teal and light pink peony print table linen on a wooden table with white dishware. photo

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For a Garden Tea Party

Turn your dining room table into a delightful afternoon tea party with this aqua peony table runner. Bring the party into full swing by adding vintage teacups and dainty finger foods to the spread. The feminine watercolor print will also make a dreamy setting for spring or summer birthdays, Easter, Mother's Day, and so much more. ($35; worldmarket.com)

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Dark wooden table with a blue, teal, peach, and white table runner and a centerpiece of candles. photo

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For a Sunset Cocktail Party

If you're hosting a gathering on a summer night, then create an oasis of serenity for your guests with this sunset stripe table runner. Elevate the feel of a tropical getaway with a centerpiece tray of candles and seashells, and serve a shrimp cocktail appetizer with an array of soothing summer drinks. After your guests leave, keep this beachy setting as your everyday summer table setting. ($60; macys.com)

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A red, white, and navy blue lobster grilling collection including: a serving platter; striped towels, striped drinking glasses, striped plates, and wine glasses. photo

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For a Family Barbecue

Memorial Day and Fourth of July celebrations are just around the corner, and we have the perfect patriotic grilling set for you. This exclusive lobster-themed red, white, and blue grilling collection is sure to be the star of the show. From striped grilling towels to lobster wine glasses, it features everything you need to make the role of a host fun and easy. (starts at $15; macys.com)

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A rustic dining table with a light gray and yellow persian table runner and a wine glass and white bowl and plate on top. photo

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For an Elegant Wine Tasting

If you're looking to change things up, invite your friends over for a wine tasting party. For a successful evening, you'll want to have a variety of both red and white wines, a charcuterie board, and sophisticated table décor. Don't stress about wine spills, this gray and gold jacquard design runner is stain and water-resistant. It's the perfect touch of elegance for a worldly experience. ($59; wayfair.com)

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A bright yellow table runner with fringed hemming and a white diamond pattern. photo

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For a Weekend Brunch

Send a warm welcome to your brunch guests with this sunny table runner. The array of egg bakes, fruit salad, and mimosas will look extra lovely sitting on top of this bold geometric print. It features fabulous fringe and protective fabric, making it both stylish and functional. Keep it on your table all summer to continue to brighten up your space. (usually $15; target.com)

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