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Foot Washing Station

This great little "rug" is perfect for cleaning off dirty feet before coming inside. It's even easy...

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Our Huge New Deck!

Two years ago when we bought our home, our backyard was more like a jungle. After a lot of hard...

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Outdoor deck in Birmingham, AL

This was a plain deck at my old house in AL that wasn't very exciting until I decided to do a little...

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My Ralph Lauren Courtyard

You don't need a lot of room to have a great outdoor living space. After eating in Ralph Lauren's...

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Curb Appeal

Curb appeal can give your home a look that is warm and inviting. This doesn't necessarily mean you...

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Front Porch Update.

Several years ago we put down outdoor berber carpet on the front porch but never put trim on the...

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Shed Makeover With A Twist

This long-awaited shed makeover actually started with the gift of a box full of old blue and white...

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DIY Drop Cloth Rugby Stripe Rug

I've been wanting a rugby striped rug for my screen porch for a while. I think rugby stripes...

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DIY Acorn Front Porch Sign

Fall is here and it's time to boost your curb appeal with some seasonal accents! While pumpkins are...

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Summertime Porch With A Vintage Flair

I added some vintage items to my front porch last year to give it a fun vibe. I don't normally do...

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From Dirt Patch to Charming Conversation Space

It’s a charming conversation space now, but it started out as a sad dirt patch. The transformation...

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Fall Porch and DIY Outdoor Bench

I started realizing that I totally underutilize my front porch. I care so much about what goes into...

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My Finished Tiny Backyard Space

We have a tiny backyard but aren't letting that stop us from making it a beautiful space. Our space...

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Concrete Patio Table

A couple years ago I took a few classes at a Concrete Show in Nashville, TN. One of the classes was...

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Catalog Inspired Decor for My Front Porch

I love getting all of those catalogs at home, they are like free magazines to me. They are a great...

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Solid Granite Landscape Paver Patio - Before & After Pictures.

Our customer had an old outdated concrete patio slab behind their house. They decided to use our...

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Adding a Junk Wood Wall to the She Shed #nailedit

I have picked up and been saving odds and ends of junk wood for a couple years now. I knew that...

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Small Screened-in Porch Makeover: From Drab to Fab in a Day

When we purchased our 1960’s Garrison colonial with a screened-in porch addition, I dreamed about...

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DIY Rock Patio

About 5 yearss ago we added a rock patio to our back yard. I say we, but my handy hubby, Clay, did...

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Front Porch Makeover

I’ve wanted to paint our house for a few years now and last year I was all set to finally do it but...

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How to Build Cinder Block Steps

I needed some steps going out the back of the garage because the step down was very far. After...

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Outdoor Oasis

I've always wished for a place where I could string lights and lanterns from trees. I'm sure you,...

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Stunning Outdoor Sofa Refresh With Shibori (Indigo) Dyeing.

One of my favourite places in the summer is the outdoor sofa in my back garden. When l get 10mins...

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How to Paint a Design on Your Porch Floor

Dress up a plain porch floor with this durable brushed-on outdoor "rug"! Here are the templates...