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When Frank Sinatra said, “orange is the happiest color,” he clearly hadn’t laid his eyes on these perfectly cheery yellow napkins. Let the sun shine at your table setting with these soft linen napkins in “Citrine.” Machine washable.
$22 each, Shed Healdsburg, 25 North Street, Healdsburg, 707-431-7433, healdsburgshed.com
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This classic pattern sits right in a tone-on-tone woven cotton placemat. Pair with another shade of gray to create a subtle look or contrast with an eye-popping color (like those Citrine napkins on the previous slide).
$15, Furniture Depot, Historic Railroad Sq., 100 Fourth St., Santa Rosa, 707-575-3198, oldtownfurnitures.com
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Sometimes the beauty of an object inspires a really bad pun. Hopefully you can look past that to appreciate the modern whimsy of this “Fokus” tray by Marimekko. These 18-inch-diameter trays are made of fabric that has been pressed into plywood, making them shatterproof, lightweight and waterproof. This piece will transport your dinnerware to your outdoor dining spot or serve as a showcasing platter for your sumptuous eats.
$89, Placewares, 39114 Ocean Dr, Gualala, 707- 884-1184, placewares.com
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LIGHT THE NIGHT
String along nearby plants or trees to give a festive glow. Or, stuff these battery operated lights in a mason jar to create a centerpiece. Can’t think of a spot that wouldn’t be enhanced by the sweetness of a fairy glow.
$24, (20 ft. string), Urban Garden, Montgomery Village Shopping Center, 2313 Magowan Dr, Santa Rosa, 707-543-7037, myurbangarden.com