Summer is here in full swing and you may be looking for some cool ideas to help your kids beat the blistering heat. Whether you …
This morning I shared a DIY giant Jenga game that would be a blast for outdoor entertaining and family cookouts. How much would Dad enjoy having a handmade cooler stand filled with his favorite beverages on hand during the game? Jenny from Birds and Soap followed plans from Ana White to build one for her hubs last Father’s Day. It boasts a bottle opener, drain, casters, and even bottle caps Jenny’s sweet hubby saved for her crafting. As Jenny says, it is the “coolest” gift you can give Dad!
If you’ve been around any of my sites, you know I come from a game-loving family. So when I came across the idea for a giant Jenga game, I was instantly sold. Emma from A Beautiful Mess felt the same way after playing for the first time at a friend’s house and immediately came home to build her own set. As she says, it is a pretty easy and inexpensive project – just cut some boards, sand them smooth, and then paint them if you want to. This would be a gift that keeps giving for Dad as your family enjoys giant Jenga competitions outside all summer long!
Gail from Purple Hues and Me came across a really cute outdoor pillow loaded with colorful flowers. At $49, it may have been out of Gail’s budget but that didn’t mean she couldn’t recreate it and get a similar look for less. Gail says, “I wanted to make a no-sew whimsical flower pillow anyone could do just by using fabric, ribbon, and glue. The end result is truly stunning, and the flowers are quite easy to make after some practice.”