August is our first decorating themed issue! It is filled with juicy decorating tips, ideas, and images. There is an excellent furniture story (Affordable Classics p. 115), a great styling story (The Art of Arranging p. 125) and a brilliant color story (One Word: Color). I know it is weird when people speak so highly of their own work but […]
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Though I haven’t been to one in years, the annual block party held in my childhood neighborhood has a place among my sweetest summertime memories. There’s no better way to kick off the summer than to get new and old neighbors together for some fun in the sun and a hearty barbecue.
Though traditional block party activities such as the dunk tank and the bounce house are fun, they can be costly. And according to Yahoo, clever DIY games and outdoor activities are popular this summer.
So here are some easy-to-plan and affordable ideas sure to be the hit of your next block party:
Just because your sunglasses have stretched out a bit doesn’t mean you need to swap them out for a new pair. Instead, immerse them in hot water or heat up the plastic frames with a hair dryer on the low setting until the plastic becomes slightly flexible. Then simply bend the frames back into shape. Check out more easy D.I.Y. […]