An art installation that plans to be the world's largest picnic blanket is currently checkerboarding its way through the green rolling hills of Switzerland. This summer, about 1,500 picnickers have ventured to the site, which is adorably named BIGNIK. And it's only going to get bigger.
I love picnics—one of those precious little pleasures of life. Eating good food, drinking good wine, lazying on the grass, perhaps next to a big tree, feeling the sun on your belly, its light glimmering through the leaves, and a light breeze taking you into a perfect siesta. This image—however—is my picnic nightmare.
Whether it's enjoying food, drinks or conversation, life is better on a picnic table. It's one of tenets I live by. But picnic tables kill my back! If only I could prop the seat up and lounge. Wait. I can?
Why eat in the dark when you can shove a bunch of LEDs on a picnic blanket and call it a day? We can't come up with a reason, so head on over to Instructables to see how you can build your own.
We're not fans of hiking—obviously—but this Picnic For One design would be the thing we'd take with us if we were hiking. The container is waterproof and skinnable (in case you don't like military grey), and contains a plate, a cup, cutlery and room for spices. Plus, you know, food.
Let's face it, we all like to attract some attention, right? Well, attract some while chowing down on hot dogs and potato salad while rollin' on picnic table dubs. This motorized picnic table is powered by a 400cc engine ripped off of a Honda Motorcycle that can carry the table with up to 8 people on it at speeds of…
Are you sick of that damned Yogi bear stealing your picnic basket day after day? Well pull a fast one on him by busting out the Orikaso picnic and table gear. This is a set of durable (??) outdoor food bags that can fold down flat and pop up when you want to get at your grub.