Having a summer party that looks like a million bucks doesn't have to mean spending a million bucks. Here are nine easy DIY ideas that will make your next outdoor party especially memorable... and that won't break the bank.
Above: A wheelbarrow makes a great impromptu drink cooler. Spotted on Style Me Pretty.
DIY low table (cinderblocks and plywood perhaps?) + blankets and pillows out on the lawn = an unforgettable outdoor dining experience. Image from Eye Swoon.
A herd of mason jars with tea lights makes for a lovely centerpiece and lighting all in once. Spotted on Aesthetic Outburst.
Balloons in the pool will add a little festive color to any soiree. From The House That Lars Built.
Dress up your ice cubes with edible flowers. Spotted on Paper & Lace.
Attach balloons to stakes in the ground to create a fanciful fence. From The House that Lars Built.
Or attach string lights to stakes for a little rustic ambience. From Rustic Wedding Chic.
Hanging bottles with flowers make for an inexpensive and unexpected decoration. From Eat Drink Chic.
Candles in the pool will look lovely reflecting across the water... and you won't have to worry about the whole 'fire hazard' thing, to boot. From Ruffled Blog.