Summer is finally here, which can only mean one thing - it's garden party season.
But if you're lacking inspiration when it comes to your summer spread, the purveyors of style at Pinterest have rounded up the biggest trends in summer entertaining and cooking for the masses.
The purveyors of style have sifted through data to see what the most stylish hosts are putting on their tables - and some of them are so clever you'll wish you'd thought of them yourself.
Some of the weird and wonderful trends sweeping the net are 'bun-less' barbecues (up 52 per cent since January), smoked onion rings and lurid orange garden furniture whose popularity has soared according to the image-sharing summer outfits on pinterest pictures site.
From upcycled fruit to decorative ice cubes, read on to learn how to put on the kind of spread that your guests will never forget.
FOOD AND DRINK
Decorative ice (up 82%)
The experts at Pinterest advise livening up your ice cubes and staying cool on a hot day by adding fruit and herbs to your ice tray. Great for spa waters, fruit juice and cocktails alike. Clever combinations include blackberries, lemon slices and mint leaves.
Edible flowers (up 31%)
Party planners insist edible flowers are the hottest trend in summer cooking - and they make your guests feel extra special too. This vibrant smoked salmon salad from Daily Gourmet is not only delicious, it makes a great centrepiece too.
Bunless BBQ (up 52%)
Who needs bread? Bunless BBQs are an easy, healthy way to serve up your faves straight from the grill - and they'll keep gluten-free guests happy too. This Korean BBQ steak bowl with spicy sesame dressing from Pinch of Yum is a real show-stopper.
Smoked everything (up 170%)
More than just meats, chefs are smoking everything from mac 'n' cheese to onion rings and cocktails. If you fancy adding a modern twist to a tried-and-tested classic, this haddock macaroni cheese is a delicious alternative to the favourite.
Middle Eastern BBQ sauce (up 55%)
Forget ketchup and mustard - harissa and tzatziki are the new barbecue condiments in town. This tasty-looking recipe from Kevin is Cooking contains peppers, tomatoes, paprika and rose water - but it takes 35 minutes to make.
Upcycled Fruit (up 37%)
Before you toss your cantaloupe rind or hollowed out coconut, get creative with ways you can serve smoothie bowls, cocktails and more. This delicious-looking Watermelon 'n' Lime Granita from The Londoner is the perfect way to keep cool.
Outdoor tiling (up 32%)
Fun tiling featuring bold prints and vibrant colours provide a great base for outdoor living areas. This stylish Victoria mosaic is the perfect style inspiration for your patio or front path.
Tangerine is the new black (up 42%)
Still on-trend with warm tones, much like terra cotta and millennial pink, tangerine has been declared the color for outdoor décor this season. For inspiration, look no further than this bright orange sofa as spotted by FashionMeNow in Morocco.
Party-friendly spaces of all sizes (up 55%)
Outdoor bar? Check. Kitchen? Check. Games? Check. Limited garden space doesn't mean you can't entertain guests, as this clever use of space - dubbed an 'urban courtyard' - proves.
Outdoor gallery walls (up 39%)
Interiors experts recommend bringing the indoors outdoors with an outdoor 'gallery wall' for summer, even if it's temporary. Simply hang some frames - they can even be empty - and see your wall come for life. This garden by Uk-Rattan is the perfect example.
Upholstered furniture (up 32%)
People are literally moving their front rooms outside for summer, complete with rugs, coffee tables and throw pillows galore. This rose and peony rug shows it's possible to bring the inside outside - just watch out for those unseasonable summer showers.
GARDENS AND GREENERY
Aloe vera gardening (up 67%)
Aloe is a relatively easy plant to grow, so no wonder its popularity has soared by almost 70 per cent his year. The leaves also offer all kinds of health benefits and can be used in smoothies and beauty products - this oversized pot gives a decidedly retro feel.
Kid- and drought-friendly landscaping (up 28%)
Small spaces can totally be kid-friendly with all-weather paved patios; meanwhile steel French windows like these ensure an abundance of natural light while keeping out unwanted draughts.
High tech gardening (up 29%)
Gardeners are getting techy with gadgets that alert water level issues. This high-tech 'Wifi aqua timer' gives you precision control over four watering zones from one faucet using your smartphone, tablet, or computer.
Plants you can’t kill (up 195%)
If you're looking for plants you can't kill, try embroidery like this pretty peony print from textile designer Laura Edgar.
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