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July 2021

Looking for great garden party ideas this summer? Look no further than here @forgeshopping. From table settings to twinkling lights and decorations, our retailers have endless products and goods to help make your #gardenparty the best bash of them all! Warm evenings are finally here, but throwing an outdoor party takes a lot of preparation if you want to make it a day/night to remember. Before you begin shopping for decorations and concocting up a delicious menu, make a plan of action. Will your party be a low-key gathering with simple snacks or a deluxe bbq and picnic? Once you’ve decided what type of garden party you want to host, it’s time to get planning. When entertaining outdoors, it’s always worth considering how many people you plan to host, and what kind of atmosphere you’re trying to create – think of your garden or balcony as an extension of your indoor spaces, and consider how you can inject your own personality, and link it to your style inside at the same time. We hope these #forgepicks from @josiesmithmedia help make your garden party unFORGEttable!


THE WORKS Giant Wood Dominoes @ £15.00

Have endless hours of fun in a BIG way with this fantastic Giant Wood Dominoes set! Perfect for indoor and outdoor play, this classic dominoes game comes with easy-to-follow instructions and will be sure to leave a big impression on friends and family. Ideal for games night, garden parties and much more! (Giant Wood Dominoes/Pieces: 28/Players: 2-4/Age: 5+/Each domino measures: 20 x 10 x 2cm)

POUNDLAND Lanterns @ £5.00

These glorious glowing lanterns are the perfect addition to the garden on a summer evening.

THE WORKS Little Tikes Shoot to Score @ £12.00

Keep any younger garden party attendees busy and have endless hours of fun with this Shoot To Score game by Little Tikes. Designed in an attractive blue and yellow colour scheme, this set comes with an inflatable game board with holes as a target and six splash balls. The 2-in-1 game board has target holes to play shoot to score and you can flip it over to play the 3-in-a row game. Perfect for playing in gardens, parks and pools. (Includes: 1 x inflatable game board & 6 x splash balls, Age: 3+ & Measures: 40 x 32 x 8.5cm.)

POUNDLAND Outdoor Wine Set

Take your picnic to the next level with this stylish and durable black wine bottle and wine glass holders. Stake them into the ground and sip sip away!

ASDA Uniflame Portable Gas Grill @ £30.00

Ideal for caravans or smaller gardens, Uniflame’s Portable Gas Grill gives you all the style and function of a signature Uniflame gas grill in a convenient package for up to 4 people, it features an impressive 10 burger capacity and a full-length warming rack for leftovers or keeping rolls fresh. Hardwearing, easier-clean porcelain enamel cooking grill/Full-length warming rack/Porcelain enamel lid/Folding legs and a locking catch for ease of carrying and storage/Ideal for up to 5 people/Supplied with hose and propane gas regulator/The grill is supplied with a flame diffuser and lava rocks are not necessary/Cooking Area 1,150 cm2 Product code: 5614376

ASDA Ozark Trail Sun Shelter @ £89.00

Enjoy the great outdoors without the bugs with this Ozark Trail screen house. Quick and easy to set up, it lets the air in while keeping the wind out. Designed with a clear 360-degree view so you can see all your surroundings and large enough for outside dining, it’s perfect for picnics and parties. Keep all flame and heat sources away from tent fabric. Keep all exits clear. It is not fire proof. Do not smoke in or near the tent. The tent fabric will burn if left in continuous contact with any flame source. (Understand the fire safety procedures of the site. Do not use naked flames in or near the tent. Never use any fuel burning oxygen consuming devices or any devices that produce fumes including stoves, lanterns, candles, bbqs, hibachis or heater in or around your tent.) H 213cm X W427cm X D 427cm/Grey/4x doors/Assembly required/Product code: 6828929

POUNDLAND Individual Metal Planters

If you’re limited on space for flowers and plants, these handy neutral planters from Poundland are the perfect solution for a garden makeover. Add a splash of colour and hang these light and durable planters wherever suits!

YANKEE CANDLE Beach Escape Large Jar Candle @ £24.99

Bring a holiday scent home with Yankee. Discover a shady spot under the palms to take in the tranquil ocean view – notes of sea air complement florals and woody aromas – the perfect way to reflect on your day in paradise! This candle has fragrance notes of Watery Green Palm,Sea Isle, Muguet, Jasmine, Dandelion and Barley. The traditional design of Yankee’s signature classic jar candle reflects a warm, relaxed sense of style that’s always at home. Convenient and easy to use, their large jar candles provide 110 to 150 hours of true fragrance enjoyment. (Weight 623g Dimensions 10.7cm x 16.8cm)