Easy DIY Solar Pool Heater

Easy DIY Solar Pool Heater

How to make this easy DIY solar Pool Heater

When Should Your Landscaper and Architect Begin Working Together?

When Should Your Landscaper and Architect Begin Working Together?

The simple answer to ‘when should your landscaper and architect begin working together’ is: from the...

Leatrice My Mermaid

Leatrice My Mermaid

Wanted a mermaid for my pool deck wall.

Making an Outdoor Oasis Around Your Intex Pool

Making an Outdoor Oasis Around Your Intex Pool

For a couple hundred dollars and a few weekends of your time, turn your ordinary outdoor pool into...

Pool Noodle Flower Float

Pool Noodle Flower Float

A while back I saw a post for a pool noodle chair and thought that, since my grandson was coming to...

Back Yard Spruce Up

Back Yard Spruce Up

I was tired of fighting the weeds around my pool. I dug and dug every spring just to do it again and...

A few photos of a recent installation.  No more grass, but a nice stone patio, hot tub, and new plantings.

A few photos of a recent installation. No more grass, but a nice...

Just sharing a few photos of a recent installation. We will finish it up in about a month when we...

Pool Noodle Crafts

Pool Noodle Crafts

Summer might be almost over but there is still plenty of fun to have with pool noodles! You don’t...

Transforming Our Vacant Property Into Our Landscaped Paradise

Transforming Our Vacant Property Into Our Landscaped Paradise

We bought our property and found that it was used by teenagers as a party spot. The first thing we...

Pool Noodle Cooler

Pool Noodle Cooler

Relaxing in your pool & getting thirsty? No need to get out. Tie this cooler to your raft & stay in...

Pool Deck and Gazebo

Pool Deck and Gazebo

This is a before and after project I did with the help of my son . He bought the house and it came...

7 Ways to DIY a Pool Noodle

7 Ways to DIY a Pool Noodle

Pool noodles make the best crafting material! Steph challenged me to come up with a post of ideas to...

How to Install Your Own Above Ground Pool

How to Install Your Own Above Ground Pool

Are you thinking of installing your own above ground pool? We finished installing our pool a few...

Enjoying a Tropical Holiday Every Day

Enjoying a Tropical Holiday Every Day

After returning from a holiday in Costa Rica, which is bordered on one side by the Pacific, and on...

Pool Patio Makeover- How We Doubled the Space

Pool Patio Makeover- How We Doubled the Space

We tackled a project last summer that I was loathe to do, but after years of praying to the Yard...

Building a Pool

Building a Pool

I am so so so happy with the choices we made regarding our pool! Some information about our pool:

Create a Splash of Color With This Wooden Pallet Pool Organizer

Create a Splash of Color With This Wooden Pallet Pool Organizer

Where do you hang your wet towels? Your pool noodles? Your life jackets and pool toys? Right here...

Turning a Tired Backyard Into Award-Winning Retreat

Turning a Tired Backyard Into Award-Winning Retreat

Like many homeowners, you may already have a landscaped backyard, possibly with a pool that’s been...

Backyard Transformation

Backyard Transformation

When we moved into our house 6 years ago it was a blank slate. We were excited to start transforming...

Do you like Hot Tubs on a deck or built in?

Do you like Hot Tubs on a deck or built in?

When considering building a deck, many of my clients consider installing a hot tub as well. Most of...

Can't Commit to an Inground Pool so We Improvised

Can't Commit to an Inground Pool so We Improvised

We moved into our new house and the backyard was a shambles. We live in Arizona and have always had...

Happy Fall Wreath Using Pool Noodles and Coffee Filters

Happy Fall Wreath Using Pool Noodles and Coffee Filters

No need to buy supplies for this project - you probably already have them!

Water Slide Fun

Water Slide Fun

This homeowner stepped out of the box when she added a beautiful 15.5' Dolphin slide to her pool....

Inside-Outside Connection

Inside-Outside Connection

We are often faced with the problem of inadequate connection of indoor and outdoor spaces. In this...