Finds to help you celebrate Seattle's glorious shoulder season with one last garden (or patio) party.

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The days are getting shorter, but don’t rush inside and start hibernating just yet.

Celebrate Seattle’s glorious shoulder season with one last garden (or patio) cocktail party. These finds will help you cement your status as everyone’s favorite host or hostess.

Rosanna Zesty Life Highball ($52 for four at The days are getting darker — which is all the more reason to add a whimsical pop of color to your party dishware. These locally designed highball glasses in a yellow-to-pink ombré will do the trick.

Anthropologie Sabrina Indoor/Outdoor Rug (on sale for $720–$950 at Place this rug on your deck or patio to inject a big dose of indoor-level style. And it’s soft enough that it can be used indoors when the weather cools down.

RH Party Globe Light String ($35 at A cocktail party isn’t complete without party lights. These classy, understated globe lights, inspired by those seen in the Tuscan countryside, will add a romantic glow with 10 or 20 globes per string on all-weather wiring.

West Elm Terrace Bar Cart ($399). Let’s not forget about finding a home for the cocktails (this is, after all, a cocktail party). This practical and chic bar cart offers plenty of space for cocktail ingredients and can easily be moved inside if the party changes locations.

Birch Lane Granada Plastic Pitcher ($30–$52 at This shatterproof, BPA-free pitcher is a great choice for outdoor entertaining. It may be designed with durability in mind, but its crisscross texture makes it a beautiful addition to any table.