Bubbling Features and Fountainscapes
Fountainscapes designed and installed by Jason Heller and Neptune's Water Gardens in Omaha Nebraska and surrounding areas. www.omahaponds.com 402-699-0384
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After living in our beach cottage for four months I STILL haven’t organized our master closet. Last week, as I was walking down the isles of Target I got an idea of repurposing a curtain rod. When we moved into this home, we “downsized” about 1000 square feet from our old home. I have to say I was looking forward to losing a little of closet space so I could really work on organizing and purging. Let me show you the current state of our closet:
Backyard ponds are truly the jewel of the water feature lifestyle. They contain all the parts of a balanced ecosystem pond--plants, fish, rocks and gravel, and a biological filtration and circulation system. With all parts of the ecosystem in balance, this kind of Koi pond requires very little maintenance from the owner to maintain crystal-clear water that is a healthy environment for Koi and other pond fish.
This project has been a long time coming and took us a total of 6 months from start to finish. My husband and I did all the work ourselves without hiring out a single bit of it. It's a lot of work living in an 1800's farmhouse but we're passionate about restoring it and this was a room we've wanted to renovate from the very beginning.
Steph has a tub that she only uses for storage, never bathing! It's a great place for storing bathroom essentials, but it's an eyesore.She came up with an idea to hide the storage without damaging the tub or limiting it's intended use.Head to 3:33 in the above video to see the Fast DIY project.
A few months ago, we were given a "West Elm" challenge. Needless to say, I missed the deadline, but did not lose the inspiration nor the desire to complete. When I first saw this, not only did I like the simplicity, but also the design. A price tag of $299 excited me because I estimated I could replicate it for less than $20 since I already had a frame I thought would work. The frame I use was purchased at a garage sale for $5.
Are you tired of replacing the cloth top. On your gazebo? Yeah, me too. It's annoying and expensive so I decided to come up with a more permanent fix. As y'all know once I get an idea in my head there's no stopping me. Like the time I made a DIY Pallet Fireplace in my living room where there wasn't one lol. I'm obviously not afraid of big projects and you shouldn't be either. This one just took some basic tools, easy to get materials, and determination.
Many years ago, I found these two outdoor tables at Kohl's for only $2.50 each. I've always been proud of my sweet deal, and knew right away that I didn't have the heart to throw them away when they started looking a bit worse for wear. I knew they needed another chance at being put to work on my patio. I painted them to go with my current patio decor colors and themes of flowers, butterflies and birds, and then went to work on the glass table tops. Because they were to be used outside, I used Outdoor ModPodge (green label). I also had to take into account that since the tables would be 'seen' from the top looking down, that the layers of ephemera would have to be layered from top to bottom. This was a bit harder than it originally seemed. Thankfully, laying it all out and taking a picture BEFORE I set it onto the glass with the ModPodge made the project MUCH easier! The photos really helped me make certain that I'd be able to get all of my prepared embellishments pretty much exactly where I thought they would look the best!
Turn old or thrifted plates into a wall of creepy crawly spiders with this simple project using Halloween window decals! If you love this easy idea, I have a ton of simple home decor and holiday projects that make a big impact on my blog Design Improvised. Check them out!
I love to use tin around our home. It's an easy way to add rustic charterer to a door, bar, or wall. What's ideal is finding some good weathered pieces. But that's not always an option. So here is a quick and easy way to distress brand new tin to give it a worn and weathered look to finish off your next rustic project.