Winners of the Summer Outdoor Decorating and Parties Challenge

This was a fun week! I am so inspired by your Summer decorating and Parties. I love entertaining outside and from your links, I can tell you do too!

Be sure to go through the links and find some inspriration for yourself.

Our guest judge Amanda, from Bullfrogs and Bulldogs had the most difficult job picking the winners. I think she did a fantastic job though!

Here is what she said about her judging experience.

Judge’s comments in italics.

A big thank you to Dee for having me over to guest judge this week! It has been so much for to look through each and every one of your projects and I’ve had a very tough time choosing! There is so much talent out there I am constantly amazed by all of you guys.

If you are ever in my neck of the woods I’d love if you stop by and say hi! And now the moment you’ve all be waiting for.

And the winners are……drum roll, please…..

# 39 DIY Tire Planter from Pink Hammers and Sippy Cups

I absolutely love how out of the box this is! I would have never thought to use an old tire as a planter but this is really creative and  left me extremely impressed!


# 3 DIY Potting Table from Northern Cottage

I love everything about this table from the colors and the décor to the overall layout. And of course what about the chair with the ruffled skirt? Adorable! What a creative way to set up a potting table!

# 12 Our Welcome Sign from Living a Redeemed Life

I love taking old doors and finding a creative way to use them again and I think this is beautiful! The wreath made from encyclopedia pages is so clever and I love the added hooks for hanging things.

# 13 Pink Lemonade Party from Cherished Bliss

Everything about this makes me all warm and fuzzy inside. I love the colors and all the beautiful details put into making her little ones party so special.

# 14 Patriotic Chicken Coop Maker from Fresh Eggs Daily


Okay, don’t let my gals see this or they will be so jealous! I love this and it makes me want to run out and decorate my chicken coop! I’m sure their chickens were super happy laying that day!

# 16 Lime Green Adirondack Chairs from Alderberry Hill

I think the color chosen was perfect and it adds such a fun summer vibrancy to the patio.

# 20 DIY Painted Bucket Planter from The Sunshine Grove

What a creative way to reuse old buckets! How inventive and I’m definitely adding this to my list of DIY projects!

#25 Patriotic Porch Mini Reveal by Dixie Delights

First of all, WOW, look at that porch. I think it’s safe to say I’m jealous of that beautiful space! I love the patriotic touches throughout. It adds such a charming touch for the holiday.

# 30 Chicken Crate Coffee Table from The Ironstone Nest

I love the rustic feel of this crate table. What a fun way to add something unique outside!

#34 Painted Metal Chairs by Blooming Homestead

What a difference some good ol’ spray paint can make! I love how colorful and bright all the colors are. What a fun way to add a major wow factor to some old chairs!


#33 Dyed Glass Luminaries from Inspired by Family Mag

For outdoor parties and decor, these are so perfect. I love the bright colors and how great they look hanging. Great job and thanks for linking up! 




Congratulations to all of the CSI winners. Be sure to go grab your button here and proudly display on your blog.

You have earned it!

But wait, there is more.

The lucky winner of the  Handmade Therapy giveaway is …….



The winner(picked by

Comment #2 Little Homemade Housewife

Congrats and thanks for linking up and sharing with us.

Email me at [email protected] .com to claim your prize

Thank you to Amanda from Bullfrogs and Bulldogs for being this week’s guest judge and making those incredibly difficult picks. Being a judge is not an easy gig. Be sure to go by and visit this blog, daily!

You ladies are Super, duper creative and talented.

A special thank you to Handmade Therapy for being a fabulous sponsor. Be sure to check out this cute shop!

Be sure to come back next week for the Frozen Treats and Push Up Pops.

This is sure to be a great week!

Come back next week for even more inspiration!!!

Have a happy and safe weekend!



1 Comment
  1. Omg what an honour!! Thank you sooo much for picking my tire planter project as #1!! And congratulations to all the other winners, what creativity!

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