Convert Your Backyard into an Outdoor Entertainment Area with this DIY Guide
Summer is the season for outdoor entertaining and there’s no better way to enjoy the nice weather than with family and friends gathered around delicious food and drinks. Give your next party an extra-special touch with some fun DIY projects from a beautifully set table to unexpected garden-to-table treats.
Step 1: Plant Summer Herbs
Learn which herbs are best to grow in summer and how to care for them for a plentiful harvest throughout the season. It’s an easy way to add color to your outdoor space and you'll love having fresh herbs right in your backyard for your favorite family recipes or backyard grilling.
Click here to learn about the best herbs for the summer.
Step 2: Make Custom Table Decorations
Charm your guests with some simple table décor ideas. Customized place settings, a felt table runner and trendy succulent napkin rings are so cute your guests will never know YOU made them! Your friends will feel welcomed and honored to be at your gathering when they see the all of the handmade details you put into the event.
Click here to learn how to make these custom table decorations.
Step 3: Create Fresh Herb Party Favors
Create custom party favors for your guest by sharing what is growing in your own herb garden. Sending guests off with your favorite summer herbs is a great way to thank them for attending your event.
Click here for inspiration on your own fresh herb party favors.
Step 4: Freeze Summer Herbs in Ice Cube Trays for Cocktails
Herbs aren’t only for your favorite dishes! Learn how to create herb-infused ice cubes for some fresh summer cocktails to serve at your next summer gathering.
Click here for ideas to make summer herb-infused cocktails.
Step 5: DIY Centerpiece for the Occasion
Finish off your party decorations with a fresh floral centerpiece. You do not need a floral design degree to create a beautiful arrangement. Here are some basic steps for making your own floral centerpiece.
Click here to learn how to arrange your own floral centerpiece.