How to Throw the Perfect Fall Dinner Party in Your Backyard

Before the weather shifts from crisp to unbearably cold, there a few fleeting weeks of beautiful fall weather to be enjoyed. During this respite from the heat of the summer and the biting cold of the winter, it's the perfect time to have a few last outdoor dinner parties in the company of good friends and loved ones. Invite friends and family over to enjoy fresh food and yummy drinks in a private, intimate setting.

If you're planning on hosting a fall dinner party, take note of interior designer Shannon Wollack's tips for throwing a gathering your guests will truly love. The founder of design firm Studio Life.Style recently collaborated with home décor brand Serena & Lily's Palisades Village design shop to create a stunning fall backyard entertaining scene. Ahead, find out how the design pro puts together the perfect setting and menu for a stunning fall fête outside. Here are six fall dinner party ideas from the interior designer to inspire your next event.