Reader roundup: Let's have a virtual backyard party this Fourth of July

Yup, it's summer in the Northern hemisphere and that means we're getting a flood of amazing backyard photos in our Offbeat Home Flickr pool. And since it's the Fourth of July in America and we're all hopefully enjoying the outdoors while we celebrate our Independence Day. Let's celebrate YOUR outdoors by having a virtual backyard party via all your awesome Flickr pics…


Impress your cat with a DIY rainbow deck

Let this cat introduce you to the latest and greatest in deck make-overs. Homie BubblesLeFay uploaded this photo to our Flickr pool and I just had to squeeze more details from her. This is how you can pull off your own rainbow deck re-do: