Picnics are about so much more than just eating outdoors.
It's also the pleasure of creating your own relaxing alfresco space. Making a movable feast that's simple yet delicious and enjoying time with family and friends.
We believe the simple pleasure of a picnic should be in the simplicity of it. But it doesn't mean your picnics shouldn't be beautiful and delicious. Most of all, your picnics should be enjoyable and relaxing.
With ideas ranging from DIY picnic blankets to homemade lemonades and adorable food wrap solutions –These crafty picnic DIY ideas will help simplify your picnics, bring a personal touch to your picnic style, or just help make your picnics better.
We love this adorable picnic DIY. Origami snack cups are cute, compact, and so practical. Make a bunch in advance and store some flat in your picnic backpack or hamper, so you always have some on hand.
Pop them open to serve popcorn, chips, biscuits, nuts or any other picnic snack.
Use them as a bowl for biscuits or toasts if you're having a wine & cheese picnic. Or make individual snack cups with crisps, pretzels etc. to hand around.
Picnics have never been the same since we started to embrace the idea of the Japanese bento box.
Adapting the bento box style of eating takes so much hassle out of picnics. You can assign a box to each person filling the tidy compartments with delightful picnic fare such as this healthy chicken salad. Or, you can fill boxes and compartments with assorted dishes to layout for sharing.
A DIY bento is such a tidy picnic solution to storing food.
Continuing with zero-waste picnics in mind. These easy to make elastic bowl covers will add to the aesthetic of your picnic while keeping bugs and dirt out of you picnic dishes.
Light and portable, they are a great addition to your picnic set. No more struggling with cling wrap, the elastic design means you can cover an assortment of bowls or plates. And, these homemade bowl covers can be washed again and again.
The age-old problem of cut fruit solved. In our essential tips for picnic perfection, we talk about fruit being a great sweet treat when topped with honey, yoghurt, and nuts. We also advise packing whole fruit is best.
But what if you could take the faff out of slicing fruit at your picnic knowing it won't go brown and sad?
Here is the DIY fruit hack you have been searching for. Thank us later.