10 Do-It-Yourself Projects For An Outdoor Dinner Party

10 Do-It-Yourself Projects For An Outdoor Dinner Party

It's always fun to have an outdoor dinner party, but the little details are what make it so special! We've rounded up 10 projects from place settings to decor that you can do yourself to add a personal touch to your party!      


1. Who knew it was so easy to create custom napkins? Just paint with a little fabric dye for a gradient effect! photo via Griottes

2. Add a little neon to your wine glasses by tying paper tassles to the stems! photo via 100 Layer Cake

3. Gather leaves and other items from plants in your own backyard. This cabbage leaf looks gorgeous as a place setting! photo via BHG

4. To add a punch of color, find chairs at local garage sales and paint them all in a bright and bold hue! photo via Midwest Living

5. To keep with the fabric-dyeing trend, dip plain white tablecloths in fabric dye gradually. photo via Always A Blogsmaid 

6. Hanging simple streamers in clusters over head makes a dramatic statement. photo via Style Me Pretty 

7. For a classy centerpiece that runs down the center of the table, place taper candles in assorted empty wine bottles. Burn them for several hours and let the wax run down the sides! photo via Style Me Pretty Living 

8. Your flatware doesn't have to be plain. Rope it into your color scheme by painting the handles a different color! photo via HIGH WALLS

9. Add an Ikat pattern to your plates. You can customize the color to match your theme! Photo via MyColor 

10.  Keep the lighting dim and romantic with this simple lighted paper pennant. photo via Once Wed 

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