Sunday, June 17, 2012

At the Copa...

...Copa Cabana!  Just a few words today and a lot of pics.  We are  planning a little summer shindig at our house and I wanted to add a beach-y cabana feel to our outside serving bar on the cheap.  I used 3 yards of white canvas and a handful of craft paint in vintage beachy colors.  I used blue tape to mask out stripes (ala beach towels & bocce balls) - not being overly concerned with perfection.

I just thinned the paint with water to give it a streaky, weather-worn patina.
I added grommets to the top and hung it from tiny finishiing nails. I am going to add some rope as a finishing detail. Again, I wanted a really casual, spur of the moment look.

A fun, easy, & cheap little accent - the fabric was even pre-hemmed! Woot!

In a few days, our tile-topped serving bar will be overflowing with drinks, fruits, and summer treats!  Everybody into the pool!

Wishing you happiness,

Linking to DebbieDoos Newbie Party


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    1. Thanks- so sweet of you to comment! :)

  2. I love the old coke details! Very cute setup.

    1. Thanks Erin! I love that old Coke crate too! Jane

  3. Seriously the cutest Jane! You are so creative. Thanks for sharing with the newbie party.

    1. Thanks Debbie! How nice of you to say!!