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Mini Planter Box Table Decor Idea

Mini Planter Box Table Decor Idea

They say measure twice, cut once. I am not a pro when it comes to woodworking, but I thought this...

DIY Simple Chalkboard Crate

DIY Simple Chalkboard Crate

Lately, I have been trying to change out some of my storage containers in my house. I thought about...

Instructions for Garden Pergola/Arbor for Under $20

Instructions for Garden Pergola/Arbor for Under $20

Step by step for building this free standing pergola/arbor. You can use longer 2x4s if you want to...

DIY Wooden Lantern That Looks Like You Bought It

DIY Wooden Lantern That Looks Like You Bought It

Skip the store! This easy DIY will take your outdoor decor to the next level.It's BBQ season and we...

Cubby House for Under $30

Cubby House for Under $30

Here's a Cubby House built for under $30, it took 3 weekends and used a lot of scrap building...

Pool House and Outdoor Living Project

Pool House and Outdoor Living Project

The scope of work focused on Outdoor Living and the Pool House. The goal was to bring certain...

BBQ Grill Station

BBQ Grill Station

From unfinished wood crates and unfinished work bench to, TA-DA, beautiful BBQ Grill...

Building an Adirondack Bridge

Building an Adirondack Bridge

This fall we decided that we finally needed to create a way to get from one side of our yard over a...

Maximizing Our Million Dollar View

Maximizing Our Million Dollar View

We are in a forested area in Northern California. We always enjoy being outdoors and are always...

How to Make an Easy Patio Privacy Screen {Step-by-Step Tutorial}

How to Make an Easy Patio Privacy Screen {Step-by-Step Tutorial}

I've seen several DIY projects for privacy fences, but I didn't want to spend a lot of money or put...

$150 Greenhouse

$150 Greenhouse

Here is the greenhouse my husband made out of very inexpensive pine. It would have been cheaper had...

Easy DIY Fence Post Birdhouse

Easy DIY Fence Post Birdhouse

How to make this easy DIY PVC Fence Post birdhouse

DIY Pottery Barn Inspired Sandbox

DIY Pottery Barn Inspired Sandbox

I'm a huge fan of Pottery Barn, but not of the prices. The way I look at things is how can I make...

$23 DIY Cedar Planter Box

$23 DIY Cedar Planter Box

This is an inexpensive yet outdoor-ready cedar planter box that can hold about 3 full bags of...

Woe to WOW Smart Deck Transformation

Woe to WOW Smart Deck Transformation

Major UGLY! The deck fence blocked our pretty views. And you had to maneuver an obstacle course of...

DIY Barnwood Table Trough

DIY Barnwood Table Trough

That’s how long this table trough needed to be.
Sure, I could have decided to build this as
...

Light Your Table on Fire... (Seriously!)

Light Your Table on Fire... (Seriously!)

When the weather's warm, parties tend to migrate to the outdoors. And what hotter way to enjoy your...

Balcony Bar Top

Balcony Bar Top

While we were living in our apartment, we decided to add a bar top to our balcony railing. This way...

Farmhouse Shed Makeover

Farmhouse Shed Makeover

When we bought our house a year and a half ago, we knew that we had a lot of work ahead of us. We...

DIY Fence Picket Garden Shed

DIY Fence Picket Garden Shed

Have you seen the prices of sheds lately?
I needed a shed and I was not impressed with the ones at
...

DIY Barn Door Using an Interior Door

DIY Barn Door Using an Interior Door

Want the fabulous look of a barn door but don't want the expense? You can make one yourself from an...

Old Windows Greenhouse

Old Windows Greenhouse

I had been saving old windows for years in hopes that someday my husband would build me a greenhouse...

DIY Decor Ladder for Your Home!

DIY Decor Ladder for Your Home!

DIY - How to make a decor ladder for your home! I'll take you step by step in how I made this...

Sensational & Inexpensive Portable Grill

Sensational & Inexpensive Portable Grill

Make your summer sensational with this stunning DIY portable grill and skewer set! It’s a larger...

Build It: Contemporary 4-Panel Barn Door for $50

Build It: Contemporary 4-Panel Barn Door for $50

In my last post I revealed our Modern Barn Door: An easy solution for awkward entries. I'm back...