This Week's Tip-off: Balloon Ice
Here's a colorful way to keep drinks cold during a party. Just freeze balloons filled with water. (Actual water balloons are not recommended, as they are not as strong) Keep some in the freezer, so when the ones in your cooler start to melt, you can quickly replace them. No worry about having enough ice on hand. And it certainly helps to make even your bucket of drinks look festive! Found via a friend's Pinterest board here. Sourced as princessbubble.com--but I could not find the image…
A Colourful DIY Wedding: Rhian & Toan
My favourite wedding photographs are those with happy smiling faces in them. The ones that when I look at them, I hazard a guess that people's faces were aching at the end of the day from grinning so much. Now obviously most weddings are full of joy and smiles, but I think Rhian & Toan might win the 'most smiley' prize. Big cheesy grins all round! "We absolutely love our wedding photos, and genuinely couldn’t be happier with them," begin Rhian. "We had a very tight budget for everything, but…
Browse Outdoor Spaces Archives on Remodelista
Browse Remodelista posts on Outdoor Spaces to get ideas for your home remodeling or interiors project. The posts below highlight a range of solutions using Outdoor Spaces across a variety of budget levels.
DIY an Outdoor Table with a Built-in Hidden Cooler
If you do a lot of backyard entertaining, have the space to accommodate an average size picnic table, and happen to be pretty handy with power tools, then this DIY might be right up your alley! Who wouldn’t want a clever table that keeps drinks cool and accommodates the lazy drinker? This little project from Remodelaholic uses standard 20″ x 10″ planter window boxes for the cooloers, which you basically construct the table around.
How To: Make a Modern, Trough-Style Concrete Planter
I shared 12 (super rad) outdoor projects that use concrete yesterday, but I'm just going to have to make it 13! This project is too easy and too awesome not to share. By now you've probably figured out that I'm a huge fan girl of the DIY site HomeMade Modern. If you're not reading it, get on it! If you are -- good on ya. Anyway, back to this modern concrete planter... Using an old cabinet and some rigid foam boards as a mold, Ben from HomeMade Modern created this trough-style planter…
Keep Your Cool with 10 DIY Ice Chests
At your next outdoor bash, don't keep going back into the house for drinks! Instead, grab yourself a cold one from one of these clever—and stylish—"ice chests."