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Pallet bar set up for a party

DIY Garden Ideas: Make a Pallet Bar

Shipping pallets serve as free framing materials for an eye-catching watering hole. See how simple and affordable it is to create a party-worthy outdoor pallet bar.   The…

Wicker bar in front of a brick wall and botanical wall mural

DIY Garden Ideas: Create an Outdoor Bar

Vintage-inspired bars make an outdoor happy hour even happier. You can create a backyard libation station from old furnishings or architectural salvage. Here are a few easy ideas….

Chili party with a pitcher of delicious looking sangria

Easy Entertaining Ideas: Late Summer Sangria

At the end of summer and in early fall, a full-bodied sangria is a guaranteed palette-pleaser. Flavored with five luscious fruits, this recipe is like having a dessert…

four adults watching a movie outdoors

Entertaining Ideas: Host a Backyard Film Festival

Warm summer evenings tempt us outside for barbecues and banquets, but why stop there? Bring back the pleasure of a night at the drive-in theater with a backyard…

Colorful dining room

Easy Room Makeover: A Color Happy Dining Room Do-Over

Taking time to bring in color builds superior designs. In the third step of our three-step plan you’ll be bravely adding in color like a seasoned design pro….

Dining table accents

Easy Room Makeover: Three Steps to a Dazzling Dining Room

Color courage is just steps away. Check out our ideas for taking one dining room from calmingly cool to warmly welcoming to vibrantly vivacious in three simple phases….

Easter bunny jars filled with candy

Entertaining Ideas: Easy Easter Decor & Sweets

Are you in need of inspiration for your Easter decorating and dining? We were, too, so we searched among our favorite blogs and websites to get ideas for…

stocking a mid century bar animation

Easy Entertaining Ideas: Midcentury Bar

Get ready for New Year’s celebrations with a unique bar setup that’s as much a focal point as it is a libation station.   Almost any cabinet can…

assorted holiday cocktail drinks in fancy drinking glasses

Easy Entertaining Ideas: Cocktails for a Crowd

With company coming, you want to put your best entertaining foot forward and enjoy your party at the same time. The best solution? A cocktail or two that…

Entertaining Ideas: Activities for Holiday Guests

The family’s gathered around, you’ve caught up with folks you haven’t seen in a while and exchanged all the latest news and gossip. But, they’re here for another…

Gift Guides: Coffee, Tea or Books?

There’s nothing like a nice warm cup or tea or coffee and a good book in the winter. Make someone’s day by giving a gift to warm his…