Create this relaxing outdoor room in just one afternoon -- then enjoy it all summer.
This patio was bland wasted space. With a few easy projects it was transformed quickly into a beautiful bohemian retreat.
Add color to inexpensive white cotton panels with fabric dye. Shirr the panels, interspersed with solid panels for contrast, on dowels and hang each dowel from two cup hooks.
Use hot glue to attach lengths of ribbon to a round wire frame and embellish with strands of beads to make this lantern-like accent.
Paint wood discs and rings (from a crafts store), drill two small holes in each, and thread on fishing line to make your own hanging accents, a bargain alternative to ready-made wood and capiz-shell strands.
Slip stretchy bead bracelets (from an import store) around pillar candles. Be sure lit candles don't burn too close to the bracelets.