This whimsical wine rack floats bottles upside down, giving new meaning to the phrase, "Bottoms up!" Friends and family are sure to ask where you got this rustic wine rack. Tell them it's available at Dot & Bo.
A small coat closet was torn out and revamped into this refrigerated wine cellar, complete with porcelain tiled surfaces that resemble wood texture and a chrome cable system that's suspended via bolts in the ceiling and floor. The 8-foot-tall entrance is outfitted with a commercial-grade glass door and chrome frame reminiscent of what's used for hotel elevators.
Turn a wine cork into a keychain by adding a screw eye at one end, then attaching a split key chain ring. Bonus: Cork floats, so this is a great hack if you need to keep your keys on you during a day at the pool.
At any time of day, it's best to group your buffet's wine selections directly next to your cheese platters. Since wine and cheese pair so well together, this will keep everything guests need within arm's reach. It's also great to make the selection process easier for guests by noting which wine to use with which type of cheese with identifying flags.
Bronze-maroon leaves give Tiny Wine Ninebark (Physocarpus opulifolius ‘SMPOTW’) stand-out color that holds its own in mixed shrub borders or perennial beds. Flowers appear in late spring. This native plant grows 3-5 feet high and 3-4 feet wide. Hardy in Zones 3-7.
Connect with like-minded rosé lovers and expand your wine knowledge this summer (July 12-October 7) at New York City's Rosé Mansion, a two-story pop up at 445 5th Avenue. This immersive rosé experience features rosé tastings, education opps where you can learn more about your favorite sip, Istagrammable photo ops and decor ideas. Just look for the pink door and you'll know you have found your people.
To give a wet bar a dose of witty personality, consider an easy DIY project: covering the backsplash area with used corks. "It’s a great conversation-starter,” says Luke Perisich of Blue Sky Building Company. “If anyone asks, just claim you can't remember drinking all those bottles."
A living mulch is a type of low-growing ground cover that blankets soil like a mulch. In this garden, golden creeping jenny (Lysimachia nummularia ‘Aurea’) is the living mulch. Other plants that work well as living mulches include alpine strawberry, low juniper, vinca vine or short mints like Corsican mint. Be careful with living mulches that root along stems as they grow. These types of plants can easily become invasive and even try to overgrow lawns.
Step 1 - Cut Paper
Measure, mark and cut the foundation card. The dimension for this card is 3 ¾ inch wide x 11 inches tall. Be sure to do this on a cutting matte, work table or piece of cardboard, so not to damage the table beneath with your craft knife blade.