up cycled windows into small greenhouse, container gardening, gardening, repurposing upcycling, windows

Upcycled Windows Into Small Greenhouse

I've had these old cabinet windows and a few other old wood pain windows for quite a while that I...

diy pallet bridge

DIY Pallet Bridge

Our foot trail crosses a small creek which made it unusable parts of the year. A few pallets,...

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DIY Weekend Pergola Project

Join me as we build my dream of 8 years...a pergola. We accomplished it over the course of a 3 day...

amazing backyard transformation on a tiny budget

Amazing DIY Backyard Transformation on a Tiny Budget

When I bought my house, it was every inch a fixer-upper. It had lived a maintenance free life for...

the chicken coop made from shipping crates, outdoor living, pets animals, repurposing upcycling, The Coop as it stood after taking it our to the farm Originally we painted the shipping crate wood white we later painted it brown to match the barn

The Chicken Coop - Made From Shipping Crates

Our Chicken Coop - built from shipping crates and reclaimed lumber. Home to our nine proud hens :) ...

playhouse storage shed

Playhouse / Storage Shed

This is a playhouse I built for my grandkids .It is 12 ft wide 10 ft deep x 14 ft high . About 60...

flagstone patio, concrete masonry, outdoor living, patio, ponds water features, My new patio

flagstone patio with stonedust

We got this flagstone from a property being cleared (with permission). There was enough to do a...

sweet serenity, decks, outdoor living, My husband built this Pergola for me last summer complete with a misting system He appears to be a professional builder but in fact he s an Airforce parachute rigger

Sweet serenity

My husband built this Pergola for me last summer...complete with a misting system... He appears to...

diy little girl s playhouse for 300

DIY Little Girl's Playhouse for $300

DIY Little Girl's Playhouse built with pallets, tin and faux shiplap! Completed for around $300....

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Painting an Old Cooler Like an American Flag

I love rust, but this old cooler was a bit too rusty for my taste. I decided to give it a fun...

quick mailbox address with some character

Quick Mailbox Address With Some Character

I saw this in one of the Hometalk Slideshows and decided it was time. I didn't want decals on my...

how to install an inground trampoline, how to, outdoor living

How to Install an Inground Trampoline

Ever since I was a kid I’ve loved inground trampolines. We had them at my grandparent’s house and at...

upcycing 2x4 pieces into something both useful and beautiful, lighting, outdoor living

Upcycling 2x4 Pieces Into Something Both Useful and Beautiful

I hate waste, see one of my earlier posts about recycing scrap wood. Well I had a big pile af short...

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DIY Swinging Outdoor Bed

An easy to make swinging outdoor bed that will quickly become your favorite spot to nap!

deck revitalization

Deck Revitalization!

I am so very proud of my husband and I wanted to share! My husband was asked by his Aunt if he...

deck gates a simple wood working project how to

Deck Gates: a Simple Wood Working Project How To!

How to build a simple outdoor deck gate! With our deck railings finally complete it was time to...

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The Eclectic Eggporeum - Junk Gardening at It's Finest...

The Eggporeum is my funky little shed; originally intended (and used) for my favorite Bantam...

porch transformed to a sunroom

Porch Transformed to a Sunroom

We have lived in our home for almost four years and have enjoyed our covered porch/deck overlooking...

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DIY Outdoor Tiki Hut using Repurposed Materials

Last summer, my husband built a little tiki hut beside our pool. He used bamboo pieces that were...

5 years before amp after in our fairfield garden, flowers, gardening, landscape, outdoor living, After Three dead trees cut down and new flower beds and mulched paths made

5 Years ~ Before & After in Our Fairfield Garden

Hard to believe but we just marked our fifth anniversary in our "new" old house. Many , many...

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Update Those Boring Posts Outside Your Home!

A few weeks ago I posted on Hometalk how I added curb appeal to our brick on the outside of our...

stage one of my up cycled backyard the fire pit

Stage-One of My Up-Cycled Backyard--The Fire Pit:

My husband and I purchased a house for nine thousand dollars from my Great-Grandfather’s estate way...

the recycled chicken coop pallet project, diy, homesteading, outdoor living, pallet, woodworking projects, The vented windows

The Recycled Chicken Coop Pallet Project

Ever since creating Old World Garden Farms in late 2010 – we’ve tried to really show that you can...

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No-Cost Pallet Playhouse

What do you get when you combine an old abandoned treehouse, some pallets, and a salvaged window? An...

building a sandbox for under 100, diy, outdoor living

Building a Sandbox for Under $100

I wanted to make a sandbox for my kids for as close to free as possible. When I started pricing out...