For almost-effortless hosting and some seriously satisfied sweet tooths, throw together a build-your-own s’mores bar. A galvanized steel outdoor plant stand and a few large mason jars filled with graham crackers, chocolate bars, and marshmallows make for a pretty perfect s’more setup.
Top 9 Backyard Party Ideas - Create a lushly lit oasis on your ordinary patio with a few potted plants and lanterns. This look is perfect for intimate gatherings with friends or families, sharing wine in the soft, summery evenings. Recreate this look by filling stone and cement pots with fresh flower plants and topiaries, and clustering them along the edge of your patio. Next, place a few metal lanterns of different sizes in front of the potted flowers, bring soft light to your display.