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Picnic Themes

Waking up and having to go to work when it’s 9 degrees Celsius outside really gives me a craving for Summer – or I’d even settle for Spring. And what’s something fun to do when the weather is nice?


I know it’s extremely premature of me, considering Winter starts in 2 days, but I thought it would be fun to start planning for a cute, outdoor picnic for my friends and I.

The only problem is, I’m ridiculously indecisive. And I like to stick to a theme. This is where I need your help – I put together a few collages of the different styles I was considering, and I want you to tell me which one you like the best!

Feel free to leave suggestions for any other types of themes, too :) Or show me pictures of picnics you’ve thrown!

Once decided on the theme, I’ll keep you updated along the way – hauls, ideas, recipes, etc! It won’t happen for a while, but at least that gives me enough time to make it the most awesome picnic ever.



When I think of a picnic, I immediately imagine bright, fun colours. This is the first theme that came to mind – and how cute is that pink floral bowl? I imagine coloured blankets, bright pillows all over the place, and all the food in cute bowls like the ones shown.

Items shown:

Peru Melamine Salad Bowl: marksandspencerlondon

4 Mixed Melamine Cereal Bowls: markandspencerlondon

Salt & Pepper Maison Throw Rug: house

Alex Liddy Amelie: house

Maxwell & Williams Colour Basics Yellow Salad Bowl: house

Maxwell & Williams Colour Basics Salad Servers: house

Striped Coloured Straws: tlbc



For this theme, I kept ‘high tea’ in mind – soft, pastel colours and whites. Imagine white lace curtains and fairy lights hanging down from a tree with sandwiches cut in triangles and cupcakes spread out everywhere. I think this theme would be perfect for a late afternoon/dusk picnic, rather than for lunch.

Items shown:

Round Marble and Wooden Paddle Board: kmart

Square Salad Bowl: kmart

Striped Coloured Straws: tlbc

La Plage by Page Beach Blanket: modcloth

Pale Pink Two Tier Cake Stand: tlbc

Marble Cake Plate: kmart



This theme only came to me as I was browing Modcloth, looking for items for the other two themes. I saw those green leaf plates and fell in love with the idea of having a picnic among the trees while sticking to a nature theme. Once again, I can’t help but picture this setting later in the day/night with fairy lights and tealight candles all over the place.

Items shown:

Leaf Some For Me Plate Set: modcloth

Sharing Fresh Air Beach Blanket: modcloth

Leaf The Fest To Me Glass Set: modcloth

Let Nurture Take Its Course Pillow: modcloth

Acacia Salad Bowl: markandspencerlondon

3 Acacia Dip Bowls: markandspencerlondon

Which theme is your favourite? What other themes should I consider?





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  • Chantel A Perez
    July 4, 2016 at 4:13 pm

    Lovely! 💕

  • Aliya Yasmine
    June 25, 2016 at 2:30 pm

    All of the themes are awesome but I absolutely loooove the pastel theme!

  • Celeste krizzes
    June 12, 2016 at 2:50 am

    you should post a blog about a summer pool party cause is summer and let’s be real the pool is our bestie!!!!! Btw I really like this picnic idea I’m going to try it one day!

    • moonies
      June 12, 2016 at 4:55 pm

      Haha, it’s Winter here in Australia! But that’s a good idea :)

  • Lauren
    June 10, 2016 at 9:53 am

    I LOVE the banana leaf plates! Those are precious!

    • moonies
      June 10, 2016 at 10:24 am

      Me too! :)

  • Mel
    June 8, 2016 at 10:01 am

    Cute. :)

  • Prat
    June 6, 2016 at 9:01 pm

    Nature ftw ;)

  • Marie
    May 31, 2016 at 9:31 pm

    I NEED to do a picnic! I think my favorite is the nature theme but, like you said, they are all literally so cute and I can’t decided! But for a new theme idea I found like you know the classic picnic: with the criss-cross red and white blanket, etc. Sorry if I make your choice more difficult! ;)

    • moonies
      May 31, 2016 at 9:40 pm

      Yessss I actually love those blankets! So cute. Ugh, now I’m gonna have to compile a whole new collage, thanks a lot! :p

  • Kristiana
    May 30, 2016 at 5:27 pm


    • moonies
      May 30, 2016 at 6:28 pm

      Ugh, I keep thinking I like bright the best as well but then my mind changes one second later!

  • Nat P.
    May 30, 2016 at 5:09 pm

    All of them are lovely! I think I would choose the nature theme. I love trees and leaf patterned things, so… xo Nat

  • Desiree
    May 30, 2016 at 5:05 pm

    ….your not tour lol

  • Desiree
    May 30, 2016 at 5:05 pm

    I loved the pastels. Cant believe my summer is tour winter

    • moonies
      May 30, 2016 at 5:06 pm

      Ha, I know! It’s crazy. Last year was my first ever white christmas when I went to Canada :) usually Chrismas is 30+ degrees for us!

  • Laricia
    May 30, 2016 at 5:02 pm

    pastels is the best !!

    • moonies
      May 30, 2016 at 5:05 pm

      Thanks for your input! :) <3