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Issue 26 · Block Party · June 30, 2014

Table of Contents: Block Party

Issue 26 · Block Party · June 30, 2014

To celebrate the start of July, we've rounded up the ingredients for easy summer gatherings: screened porches, string lights, parade stools, and cocktails dispensed from roving bicycles and Citroën vans. Embarking on a remodel? Stay tuned for a DIY ranch house makeover and a primer on solar paneling.

Block Party Remodelista Issue

Above: Grab a seat in a greenhouse. Photograph of Beetlebung Farm by Lizzie Garrett from A Starlit Greenhouse Dinner, Martha's Vineyard Edition.

Monday

birch utensils from Block Party Essentials | Remodelista

 

Above: Izabella rounds up 10 essentials for a summer block party (or barbecue or picnic or backyard gathering).

Tuesday

Tsao McKown architects farmhouse screened porch | Remodelista

Above: There's no nicer place to be right now than a screened porch. One of our favorites belongs to architects Calvin Tsao and Zack Mckown of Tsao & Mckown—it's Tuesday's Steal This Look.

Wednesday

Anti-fly glass sphere from Kaufmann Mercantile | Remodelista

Above: Of all the countless ways to shoo away flies, this curious contraption wins the beauty prize. All will be revealed in Wednesday's Accessories post.

Thursday

GO Home passive solar house | Remodelista

Above: In Thursday's Remodeling 101, Christine presents the latest word on solar paneling, including how much sunshine is required. This Maine house has solar panels and a standing seam metal roof.

Friday

Cotton American flag from Best Made | Remodelista  

Above: Where to source well-made US flags, new and vintage? Watch for our July 4 roundup.

Have a look at Gardenista—they're also throwing a Block Party this week.

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