Best on the Block Party Prep

Simple DIY tips to make your party set-up the best on the block.

Katie Lee makes Pink Lemonade Popcorn and Geoffrey Zakarian makes DIY popcorn cones, as seen on Food Network's The Kitchen

DIY Popcorn Cones

What you'll need:

  • Double-Sided Tape
  • Craft Paper
  • Popcorn

How to:

  1. Lay a strip of double-sided tape to the edge of an 8 1/2-by-11-inch sheet of craft paper.
  2. Pinch the corner of the craft paper and roll into a cone.
  3. Scoop popcorn into the cone.

Sunny Anderson and Jeff Mauro make a DIY Wine Spritzer Station, as seen on Food Network's The Kitchen

DIY Wine Spritzer Station

What you'll need:

  • 1-Inch Spade Bit Drill
  • Sectioned Plastic Bucket
  • Wooden Crate
  • Hook and Loop Fastener
  • Box of White Wine
  • Box of Rose Wine
  • Ice Packs
  • Raspberry Seltzer
  • Lime Seltzer
  • Wooden Sign
  • Permanent Marker
  • Wooden Board or Cutting Board
  • 2 Long Galvanized Buckets
  • Cups and Straws
  • Optional: Fresh Raspberries, Fresh Lime Wedges

How to:

  1. Drill 2 holes with a 1-inch spade bit in the side of a sectioned plastic bucket towards the bottom.
  2. Attach the bucket to a wooden crate using a hook and loop fastener.
  3. Place a wine bag in each side of the bucket and pull the spouts through the holes.
  4. Add ice packs on the sides of each bag of wine.
  5. Label each spout with their spritzer seltzer pairing on the wooden signs.
  6. Attach the signs with a hook and loop fastener.
  7. Attach a wooden board or cutting board on top of the sectioned bucket using a hook and loop fastener.
  8. Place a galvanized bucket filled with seltzer bottles on top of each section of the bucket.
  9. Add cups, straws and garnishes if using next to the spritzer station.

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