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Pump House to Designer Coop

Pump House to Designer Coop

Hubby and I decided to raise chickens. Rather than build a small coop from scratch we decided to...

Hummingbird Feeder

Hummingbird Feeder

Soon the Hummingbird’s will be coming back from their migration, and flitting from flower to flower,...

Building a Backyard Shed/shop

Building a Backyard Shed/shop

As a part of our backyard transformation, my husband had to have a shed/shop! This is a chronicling...

DIY Cedar & Galvanized Roofing Deck Box

DIY Cedar & Galvanized Roofing Deck Box

Want something unique and durable on your deck, porch or yard? This easy project will last for...

5 Years ~ Before & After in Our Fairfield Garden

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...

Five Dollar Window Box

Five Dollar Window Box

With just a few boards, some screws, and an afternoon, you can make these DIY five dollar (lumber...

Exactly How to Build A Swing in About an Hour

Exactly How to Build A Swing in About an Hour

I will show you how to build this swing through pictures and even give you a materials list so your...

DIY Large Pallet Wood Planter Boxes

DIY Large Pallet Wood Planter Boxes

Using pallet wood is an affordable and easy way to create items for your home and yard. In this...

Squash Growing Racks Made Out Of Pallets

Squash Growing Racks Made Out Of Pallets

I have 4 x 4 raised beds in my veggie garden, and no matter what I do, my squash plants always...

DIY Outdoor Dog Bed Lounger

DIY Outdoor Dog Bed Lounger

When I found a brand new pallet thrown away by a neighbor, I knew I would want to do something with...

DIY Tutorial: Replacing Your Mailbox Post

DIY Tutorial: Replacing Your Mailbox Post

Has your mailbox post seen better days? No need to pay someone to install a new one for you. You CAN...

Potting Shed

Potting Shed

After adding a storage 'barn' that was really needed after we moved I was very excited. Finally! ...

Pressure Treated Lounger

Pressure Treated Lounger

So I've been working really hard to revamp my upstairs deck. I knew I was going to need a lot of...

$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...

My Granddaughter's Playhouse

My Granddaughter's Playhouse

My husband and I had so much fun transforming our granddaughter's playhouse that her other Granddad...

Front Porch Privacy Screen

Front Porch Privacy Screen

When our neighbours decided to store their garbage bins at the side of their house we had more than...

DIY Inexpensive Deck Rails Out of Steel Conduit, Easy to Do!

DIY Inexpensive Deck Rails Out of Steel Conduit, Easy to Do!

A post on how we built inexpensive deck rails out of steel conduit. Have you seen the gorgeous steel...

Disguise Circuit Breaker Box

Disguise Circuit Breaker Box

I took 9 x 19 feet of my attached garage and expanded my kitchen. In that area was a large breaker...

DIY Garden ~ A Simple Branch Arbor

DIY Garden ~ A Simple Branch Arbor

When you are pruning tree branches or taking down a tree, don’t haul all those branches to be cut up...

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...

Build an Outdoor Sink and Connect It to the Outdoor Spigot

Build an Outdoor Sink and Connect It to the Outdoor Spigot

I have wanted an outdoor sink forever and finally got around to building one! I used pressure...

Cantilevered Pergola -- DIY Designed and Built

Cantilevered Pergola -- DIY Designed and Built

Read about our self-designed and built cantilevered pergola built for around $400.

Episode 9: Beating the Heat With Pallets

Episode 9: Beating the Heat With Pallets

If you're in the Houston area, you can Team Up with a Hometalker like Leesa to create your own...

Outdoor Sink For Washing Garden Veggies

Outdoor Sink For Washing Garden Veggies

We garden a lot and also buy from our local farmers. An outdoor sink for washing everything in 'raw...

Old Dresser = Beautiful Bar

Old Dresser = Beautiful Bar

I had this old dresser and I used two of the drawers for another project so I was left with a...