...

Patio Party Time!

It’s Patio Party time with these easy DIY ideas! My friends at Fairfield World challenged me to create stunning patio decor using their products. So they sent me a box of stuff and I started to create.

First, I checked out my stash and found some leftover fabric that I had from a 2016 tablescaping project for my brother’s wedding in Hawaii. It was the perfect combo for my patio party and it fit the casual, outdoor theme I was going for.

When I got the box from Fairfield, it had a gigantic pillow form, Project Fleece, Poly-fil, and Solarize Thermal Insulating Barrier Fabric in it…after seeing what was sent, I let my imagination go! I just wanted to see what I could make and how my vision come to life! Afterall, that’s the best part about being a “maker”.

With the products they sent, I decided to knock out the pillow first since that is something I can do in no time. Pillows are my go-to when I need to create a new look in any room. Now, knowing I wanted to incorporate both fabrics – blue and green leaves – from the tableset to the chairs in my patio update; I added the blue wrap embellishment on the pillow to tie it all together.

Next, I measured the teakwood chairs we have on the patio and created a pattern to make chair cushions…. I gotta be honest, the wood chairs do get a little hard when you sit on them for a long period of time! I wanted to cushions to mimic something you would buy a the store, so I made sure they were one piece, I added ties and lots of cushion. For the stuffing I used a blend of the Project Fleece and Poly-Fil. My husband says they are a little over-stuffed but in time they will flatten out so I added zippers to each cushion so I can always add more fill. I say, GO BIG or GO HOME!

Next, onto the Solarize Thermal Insulating Barrier Fabric. This product is so awesome! I am thrilled to be able to incorporate it into my table service. But what to make? The Thermal Insulating Barrier Fabric can be used with the silver side out or in, and, used to keep things hot or cold. So I opted for both.

Since I do a ton of cooking and like my food hot, I decided to make an insulated casserole carrier. I used to leaf theme fabric with a layer of Project Fleece and topped it off with insulated fabric. My casserole dish sits in there to stay warm plus it keeps from burning your fingers on a hot dish when it’s straight from the oven!

And because we like to drink a chilled glass of white wine, a wine bottle holder seemed like a good idea. After I figure out how I wanted to fit the wine bottle, I used the blue themed fabric layered with Project Fleece and the insulated fabric. The zipper closure was a last minute addition because I sewed the bottom circle on the wrong side… but in the end, the zipper makes it easy in and easy out with a snug fit.

Needless to say, the insulted fabric did it’s job! The casserole stayed warm and the wine stayed cold!

Finally, I created the table runner from the blue fabric and turned the leaf themed fabric into napkins to finished the Patio Party!

And there you have it, a perfectly placed patio ready for a PARTY! Stay safe and healthy everyone! HAPPY HEARTS = HAPPY HOME!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

About Jane

Hi I’m Jane!
A television host by day and a creative maker my entire life. I spend most moments of the day thinking about what I am going to make next, whether it be in the craft room or kitchen, I always have the urge to create.

My favorite things include fitness, fashion and food and my goal is to spread love everywhere I go. Yellow is my signature color because it always makes you smile, and I love to turn the camera on you to showcase your creative genius!

At JaneClauss.com you will find projects that anyone can make from beginners to experts. I share step by step tutorials and videos to get your creative juices flowing! I am also peeling back the curtain on other creative makers to showcase what makes them tick!

I always say Happiness is Handmade. So spend an hour a day with me and then go do whatever else you want, I promise you’ll feel better for doing so. I am so HAPPY you are here!

Sign Up!

What an incredible birthday! 🎉Thank you for all the special wishes!! Your kind words brightened my day. ⭐️ It’s been a wonderful couple of days celebrating with family and friends.  I am grateful for the love and joy that filled my day. 💖Here’s to another year of adventures and cherished memories! Thanks friends!! 🥳  #birthday #thankyou #loveafterall
117 24
✨ Celebrating my birthday with a morning craft session at @hellenicamericanacademy was the best gift I could ask for! 🎨🌟 Spending time with these bright and creative summer campers filled my soul with joy. Their enthusiasm and imagination made the day truly special! 💖
54 9
✨🌿New Episode Alert! ✨🌿
Learn how stillness and selective attention can boost your mindfulness, well-being and CREATIVITY.  Meet artist, photographer, and author, @maryjohoffman as she explains her 12 year journey of nature photography, and how it changed her life. 📸🌿

Learn how YOU can achieve great results when you commit to a simple task. ✨
This podcast episode is packed with inspiration and practical advice to help you unlock your inner artist. Don’t miss it! 🌟

Tune in now wherever you get your podcasts! Link in my bio! 
 
#Creativity #creativeliving #still #NaturePhotography #Mindfulness #Podcast #JaneClauss #MaryJoHoffman
50 1
A few rain drops couldn’t stop this beautiful fashion event at @maggie.daley.park for @wingstocure and the #hippocraticcancerresearchfoundation 🪽🤍

Such an amazing organization whose mission is to eliminate cancer and save lives by discovering, developing and implementing effective new therapies for cancer patients thru groundbreaking research at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center. ✨✨

Thank you to all the scientists, oncologists, and researchers who continue the research to find a cure for all types of cancers. For more information and to support go to https://hcrfwingstocure.org 🙏🏻⭐️✨
90 4
Let’s live better CREATIVELY… start by joining me LIVE on Hoop Fest! It’s all happening this week! 💥💥💥
35 1
Discover something new with me this week! I’m LIVE all day long with my friends at @sewingmachinesplusdotcom for HOOP FEST 2024. 🎉💛 Get inspired and live creatively.
70 5
What a fabulous day at @hsn studios in St. Pete’s FL representing my favorite brand @brothersews and @brothercraftsusa talking all things creative with embroidery and sublimation printing! ⭐️

Plus, Katy Perry enjoyed my green room just days before me. I was feeling of her firework vibes!! 🎆🧨🎇
If you missed the live shows you can catch me on the HSN YouTube channel! #lovehsn #brotherambassador 🧵👏🏼💙
Thank you!! 💛
.
.
.
.
.
.
#happinessishandmade #makersmovement #diybyjane #makesomething #creativeliving #makingit #livecreatively #janesays #janeclauss #janeclausscreativeliving #sublimationprinting #embroiderydesign #skitch #sustainability #sustainablefashion #remakeclothing #homedecor #diy
74 8
Tune in at 4p CST/5p EST I’ll be back on @hsn with a super cool Sublimation Printer from @brothercraftsusa 
Everybody can be a handmade hero with sublimation! #brotherambassador #lovehsn 
See you soon! ⭐️☀️💛
43 3
Channeling my inner Katniss… I’m on the hunt! #archerygirl
61 4
Get ready to sparkle up your space! Here is an exclusive sneak peek at my dazzling DIY home decor project using jewels and hot glue from my friends at @surebonder 💎 
For the full episode tune in on YouTube channel OR simple follow the LINK in my bio! 
Don’t miss out on the glam! 💎 Oooooh sparkles! ✨✨✨✨

#DIYdecor #HomeDecor #CraftyLiving #hotglue #hotglueproject #makesomething #weekendvibes #makingit #reused #costumejewelry #creativeliving #janesays #diybyjane
37 5

JUST A QUICK NOTE, I MAY MAKE COMISSIONS ON SOME THINGS YOU CLICK ON THE SITE. IF YOU WANT TO USE ANYTHING GET IN TOUCH WOULD LOVE TO SHARE WITH YOU! 

COPYRIGHT 2024 JANECLAUSS.COM

Happiness is handmade at JaneClauss.com so consider this your home for creative inspiration featuring must have DIY projects, bing worthy tv, and ideas to improve your life thru creativity. Jane shares how to spark joy with the latest in food, fashion, home decor, gifts, crafts and more.

Home

Make This

Shop

Listen

Watch

Shop

Jane’s Favs

Work with Jane

Brand Reels

Copyright © 2024 Jane Clauss