Lights could also just go from one side of the house to a central thing over the table. Like if I make a chandelier thing, that can be where they are gathered in. We'll see what looks easiest with the house.
Cushions covered in an outdoor gingham fabric from Scalamandre brighten up the vintage wrought-iron seating on the patio of this Rhode Island retreat. Read more: Porch and Patio Decorating Ideas - Outdoor Room Ideas - Country Living