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Meet the Hostess with the Mostest
As the founder of P.S.--I Made This and a guest of "The Martha Stewart Show," Erica has inspired people all over the world with her ideas. If you're in the mood to throw a party, she has all the ideas and inspiration you'll need for extraordinary fetes that are, as she says, "to DIY for."
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These projects will give you cause for celebration and inspire you to grab your friends and craft your way into a colorful Mexican fiesta, just like the one seen here.
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There are only three materials required in this DIY, and we're wondering why we hadn't come up with this gem ourselves.
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When you've DIY'ed your way into setting the right scene, greet your friends at the door with a refreshing cocktail that's sure to get the party started. Ole!
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This pom-pom purse project is just the thing for a fiesta, and it's accented perfectly by a glass of sangria.
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Like any good craft tool, it's best when things can serve multiple purposes. This salsa recipe is great with tortilla chips, but it's an ideal complement for grilled steak or shrimp.
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We've rarely seen such a chic outdoor gathering of girls. From the printed poncho to the woven clutch, Erica has all the how-tos for a stylish eco-weekend spent with friends. (Campfire instructions not included.)
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The only addition Erica recommended to this glamorous girl time was a s'more or two. We've got you covered there, gals!
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If you find yourself surrounded by card sharks, host a game night. Whether you're the hostess or the attendee, the winner or the first to fold, Erica designed accessories to make you feel like one holding all the cards.
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New Reasons to Pop a Cork
There is a new reason to hold on to those corks. Add a pencil box and some cork paper, and miraculously, you'll be a few steps away from a truly adorable clutch. This project is a keeper!
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This surefire crowd-pleaser is easy to eat while trouncing your opponents or simply catching up over cards.
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Soaking up the Sunshine
As Erica put it so perfectly in her book, "A day without DIY is like a day without sunshine!" We couldn't agree more. Her tips for outdoor entertaining and accessorizing are like a breath of fresh air.
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Take It with You
Rethink those plain canvas bags you've been carrying. "P.S.--You're Invited" sheds new light on the possibilities inherent in a white tote. All you need are six supplies and party to attend.
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Revamp the same old appetitizers with a simple but delicious twist. Some fresh bread and a container of hummus will travel perfectly in that new tote of yours.
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A Toast to You
We raise a glass to this great new book of DIY ideas, and these cleverly customized champagne flutes. We will never look at nail polish in quite the same way again.