Posts Tagged "summer patio decoration"

DIY Signs – Adding Charm To The Outdoors

Posted by on Aug 16, 2013 in Do It Yourself, Home Decor, Summer Projects | 0 comments

DIY Signs – Adding Charm To The Outdoors

While most of my recent blog posts have, obviously, centered around entertaining the kids over their summer break, I haven’t completely strayed away from my crafty ways, there has just been little time to share it with you all.  Since we spend most of our time in the summer outdoors, I do find that I try to make the spaces that we hang out in a little more inviting.  Today I wanted to share with you three of my favorite DIY outdoor signs that I have made to decorate our outdoor spaces and add a little bit a charm.  I love making signs, because I get to create them exactly the way I...

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Outdoor Mason Jar Lanterns

Posted by on Jul 20, 2012 in Do It Yourself, Home Decor, Summer Projects | 0 comments

Outdoor Mason Jar Lanterns

I love mason jars for decorating inside and outside of the house, and I simply cannot get enough of the pretty blue jars lit up at night with candles in the summer time.  I have been experimenting with different ways to turn my blue Ball jars into outdoor lanterns, and think I have finally found the easiest way to do so.  Thanks to timed tea lights my lanterns are now very low maintenance. Last summer I used mason jars hung on a line of wire between two trees near our deck to illuminate our outdoor space.  I loved the look of it, but found myself forgetting to put the covers on at the end...

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