Looking for an easy way to spice up your outdoor pots? Try painting them with chalkboard paint and adding a gold rim! They're sure to make you smile.... and they make everything you plant look fabulous! Stop by for the tutorial!
As our children grew and space in our small house came at a premium, we decided to build a window seat on the awkward landing at the top of our stairs, between our kids' rooms. Beneath
the seat is ample storage, as it's nearly as deep as a twin-sized bed, and the IKEA-hacked bookshelves provide plenty of storage space for books and family mementos. A striped awning and matching DIY custom cushion have come together to transform an awkward area into one of our favorite spaces in the entire house.
My dad wanted to give us a house warming present, so he came up with this idea for some rustic tractor seat bar stools. He had all the supplies on hand: old tire rims, thick mesquite
trunks, tractor seats and a few bolts. It's a really simple design but I think they look great! They won't live at my island forever, I plan to use them outside on the patio since its made from outdoor-friendly materials. Plus, it's all recycled! I think it's a great way to use what was headed for landfill and make into something useful and appealing all at the same time.
Turn an underused section of your garage into a gardening center where all your tools and gardening must-haves are neatly stored! A durable workbench is the perfect place for potting
plants without the backache and is easy to wipe clean when you're done for the day. Hooks and racks provide storage for pots, tools, and seed packets. Plenty of cabinetry keeps all your gardening essentials organized in one place. #MayGarden
Last year I planted flowers in the basket of my sister's vintage Schwinn and it was one of my most popular posts. I decided to do the same thing this year with a few changes - different flowers and a "fun banner".
I've always wanted a veggie garden away from my patio and contained. Planting seeds with the right spacing and depth always deterred me from it. I was introduced to The Garden Stamp at www.gardenstamp.com and absolutely love it. I have a full bed of lettuce growing in perfect rows and spacing. I'm so excited to watch it grow and can't wait for my first harvest so I can stamp my garden again and plant something new!
I decided this year the powder room needed a facelift. I had the same old stuff in there for the last 5 years and It was getting well, pretty drab. I shopped around everywhere for just
the right accessories. I wanted a more natural, yet up to date stylish look to the room than the previous setting. In my decorative decor search I just could not find the right wall art for this room. So I gave up. I hung this plain white round mirror in there for a while, but it was just missing something and then it hit me, I'll make one of the cool rope mirrors I saw on Ballard Designs website. This project was so easy and fast, it literally took 30 minutes to make.
When the concrete bird bath began to leak instead of holding water, I hated the fact I was going to have to get rid of it. My inner self kept telling me I could use it for another
purpose, that's exactly what I did. I knew I didn't want the concrete color against the black arbor and fencing, Estate Black spray paint to rescue. I filled it with dirt, added a few flowers, some Creeping Jenny to fill over the edges. Once it fills in, it will be a thing of beauty in the small court yard area.