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    Editors' Picks: Outdoor Entertaining

    Take the party outside! Online editors and contributors from HGTV, HGTVRemodels and DIY Network share their favorite cocktails, party recipes, decorating ideas, decks, patios, pools, outdoor kitchens and more.

    Editors' Picks: Outdoor Entertaining

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    Punch up summer drinks with Starbucks VIA® Refreshers® Strawberry Lemonade Instant Beverage ice cubes! As the ice melts, they’ll infuse your drink with the sweet and tart flavors of sun-ripened berries. It’s the quintessential flavor of summer!

    Fill a bar cart with snacks, dry towels, water and a selection of Starbucks VIA® Instant Sweetened Iced Coffee for a midday boost at the pool with family and friends this summer!

    Add new hues to your drinks with these clever ice cube creations. The color combinations are nearly infinite and there's no need to wait for a special occasion. Experiment with different fruits and berries all summer long to cool down your Tazo® Iced Tea K-CUP® Packs beverages.

    Gather round a fire that smells good! Make scented fire starters out of all those pine cones in the yard >> blog.diynetwork.c...

    Make ombre-dyed table linens for your next party. So simple -- so chic!

    LOVE this! How to Keep Ice Cream Frozen for an Outdoor Party >> blog.diynetwork.c...

    Keep floral centerpieces fresher longer! Mix 2 teaspoons of vodka and 1 spoonful of sugar into vase water. >> blog.diynetwork.c...

    I love gazpacho, and this idea makes serving it at picnics so much simpler! Fill half-pint jars with individual servings, then pack on ice for traveling to the picnic.

    Fun party idea! A terracotta pot lined with aluminum foil, perched on a trivet and filled with hot coals from the grill makes a tabletop station for roasting marshmallows.

    Lounge in the pool without getting wet! Perfect for guests who don't want to swim at a pool party. >> www.hgtvremodels....

    Love this pool in Hawaii! Nothing says summer like drinks poolside. >>

    DIY Chalkboard Paint Terracotta Pot Utensil Holders --> www.hgtvgardens.c...

    Three Cilantro Mojito Recipes --> www.hgtvgardens.c...

    Mint Julep recipe for your Kentucky Derby watch party --> www.hgtvgardens.c...

    Guacamole Margarita! Just in time for #CincoDeMayo >>

    DIY Outdoor Pendant Light >>

    Bacon Deviled Eggs >> www.hgtvgardens.c...

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    For those with a robust (!) budget, this glass-walled beauty by Amy Bubier is a killer option for outdoor entertaining.

    Ranunculus makes a cheery summertime centerpiece.