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Stenciled napkins

Easy DIY Ideas: Tie-dye napkins

Imprint napkins with an Eastern European look the easy way when you use tie-dye spray paint and a stencil. By spraying paint rather than brushing it on, you’ll…

Furnished pergola

Outdoor Living: Decorate a Backyard Room

We turned a neglected pergola into a sweet little hideaway shaded by an apple tree that’s a perfect spot to entertain or sit and watch kids play. The…

Party_pantry

Storage Solutions: Create a Party Pantry

Get ready for spring holidays, family events, and impromptu gatherings with this simple stash. Stock a cupboard or closet with essential items to help make your party planning…

Concession stand cart

Entertaining Ideas: A Movie-Night Concession Stand

Stash everything you need for hosting movie-night guests attractively and efficiently within steps of the party. Celebrate family movie night! Whether it’s a summer night under the stars…

cocoa bar all kitted out

Entertaining Ideas: A Hot Beverage Bar

Create an always-ready hot beverage center that caters to hospitality in the cold weather season. This rolling cart does it all: stores supplies in drawers, provides space for…

Bar cart

Entertaining Ideas: Raise the Bar

Add some character to your festive libation station. Vintage and repurposed bar carts and set ups will make a holiday happy hour even happier.   Nearly anything can…

Last Word Fizz in coup glass on a christmass tree napkin with glass christmas trees in the background

Entertaining Ideas: Holiday Recipes

Hosting for the holidays? Try these recipes for appetizers, dips and salsas, entrees and cocktails for a few or for a crowd.   Add color and flavor to…

Instant guestroom step 13

Entertaining Ideas: The Instant Guestroom

Now that air mattresses have had an upgrade, you’re ready for overnight visitors whether you have an extra bedroom or not. The holidays often mean an influx of…

holiday bedroom

Holiday Ideas: Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is over. You’re still stuffed but that fridge is full of food. Keep your mind off of all the yummy leftovers calling your name with these cool…

fall themed chili party dessert platter with berries, chocolate and acorn shaped chocolate kisses

Entertaining Ideas: Fall Chili Party Dessert – Acorn Cookie Treats

You’ve been having too much fun at your chili party for a fussy dessert—and everyone’s full anyway. So keep your sweet treat—a chocolate, nut, fruit and acorn cookie…

four friends toasting an outdoor chili party

Entertaining Ideas: Fall Chili Party Recipe

Our celebration of autumn centers on a hearty bowl of delicious chili. We showed you how to set up an inviting get-together here, now for the all-important element:…

Chili_party spread with fruit, cheese, flowers and nuts

Entertaining Ideas: A Fall Chili Party Set Up

A hot bowl of chili conjures thoughts of cool weather and cozy meals. Capture those sensations at an easy-breezy autumn outdoor get-together that makes you feel warm all…