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 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.
Bold wallpaper and framed art set a traditional tone in this inviting wine cellar. The wine cooler is integrated into a row of cabinets with a marble countertop –– the perfect set up for a wine tasting party.
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.
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.
In the midst wedding planning stress, you probably don’t need a reason to drink wine, but here’s a reason to save the corks. Trace out the word you want to spell on craft paper, and hot glue your corks together.
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.
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.
Step 5 - Prepare Greeting Card
Next, mark and cut a piece of paper at 2 ¾ inches wide x 6 ½ inches tall. Using a hammer, emboss your message onto the card. You can use the ruler’s straight edge as a guide until you get the hang of it and feel more confident with your spacing.
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."