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Outdoor entertaining

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Punch Bowl Prop

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Blowing Out an Egg

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Flag Cake-Stand Monument

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Ti Leaf Ice Bucket

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Use ti leaves to dress up a plain ice bucket for the perfect way to serve drinks at your luau. To decorate other items, such as tall candles, place leaves vertically against the outside of the candleholder. Or, wrap a ti leaf horizontally around votives.
Materials
  • Ti leaves
  • Ice bucket
  • Double-sided tape
  • Raffia
  • Tall candles and votives, optional
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Personalized Papier Mache Pinatas

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Cornhole Game

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Materials
  • 1/2-inch birch-faced plywood
  • Two 2-by-4-by-8 lengths of lumber
  • Circular saw or table saw
  • 2-inch drywall screws
  • Measuring tape
  • Pencil
  • Compass
  • Drill
  • Jigsaw
  • Sandpaper
  • Clamp
  • 3/16-inch drill bit
  • 3/8-inch drill bit
  • 3/8-inch carriage bolts (with washers and wingnuts)
  • Palm sander
  • Tack cloth
  • Primer
  • Paintbrush
  • Paint in two contrasting colors
  • Smooth-surface paint rollers
  • Painters' tape
  • Polycrylic high-gloss sealant
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Party Idea? Wing It

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