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The Perfect Memorial Day Picnic Blanket

Flipping through one of my million magazines recently, I came across a photo shoot of the most beautifully sleek, modern house. In its dining room, offsetting all the harder-edged furniture, was a long dining table adorned with a bright, gorgeous tablecloth. Turns out it was actually a repurposed Indian bedspread and it totally changed everything in the space.

I would like to copy this idea for an outdoor party this weekend—either by throwing one of these sprawling styles on the grass, or having a theme event with homemade Asian food served on a picnic table dressed with white flowers in little glass jars and this incredible dragon throw.

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