Picnics are one of the finest pleasures of the summer. Those slow, savory moments which you sit on a blanket surrounded by friends, and pull fresh eats from a basket. Life doesn’t get better than that. Unless, of course, you look over these 17 gorgeous picnic ideas which elevate the everyday ant-laden picnic into an affair to remember. Click through these gorgeous ideas, visit the original sites for instructions, then grab a blanket and get your final summer hurrah on.