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Butterfly Straw Holders
Let a flock of colorful paper butterflies loose, and you'll instantly give party decorations -- like this drink straw -- a lift.

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Photo by: Martha Stewart Living
Butterfly Straw Holders
Let a flock of colorful paper butterflies loose, and you'll instantly give party decorations -- like this drink straw -- a lift.

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Once temperatures start rising and daylight lasts a little longer, we all have the urge to get outside. Make your next backyard shindig or patio party even more special with a few touches inspired by the outdoors. We've also got the tips and tricks that make entertaining outdoors easier, like how to get perfectly grilled chicken, or how to keep your drinks cool when it's sweltering.

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