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DIY Hanging Lantern Part 2

DIY Hanging Lantern Part 2

Earlier this month, I posted a macrame style hanging lantern tutorial and it got a great response. I...

Refresh a Deck With Deckover Paint

Refresh a Deck With Deckover Paint

Our tired deck was in desperate need of some TLC, but we weren't ready to pull the trigger on a...

Backyard Deck in New Orleans

Backyard Deck in New Orleans

Just built this 16 x 16 foot deck in our backyard NOLA home. 4 rows of red cedar planters for herbs...

Foot Washing Station

Foot Washing Station

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

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...

Outdoor Sitting Area

Outdoor Sitting Area

Change an old lean to into a nice sitting area for you and your gust.

Strip and Stain a Wood Deck Anew

Strip and Stain a Wood Deck Anew

Get a comparably professional finish without the professional cost!

DIY Deck Gate Tutorial

DIY Deck Gate Tutorial

I’ve got 3 kids, and 3 dogs, 1 of each currently falls in the “less than 2 years old” category, and...

Deck & Cover...A DIY Outdoor Space Makeover Story

Deck & Cover...A DIY Outdoor Space Makeover Story

Once upon a time we had a deck. A very, very large deck.

My Finished Tiny Backyard Space

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...

Leatrice My Mermaid

Leatrice My Mermaid

Wanted a mermaid for my pool deck wall.

Deck Makeover ~ Mermaid Style?

Deck Makeover ~ Mermaid Style?

I was feeling my backyard needed some umph. Maybe I had been staring at all the same plants for far...

Quick Patio Makeover

Quick Patio Makeover

I live in a rental home with a decent covered patio, but I wanted to spruce it up a bit- without...

ABOVE GROUND POOL DECK MAKEOVER

ABOVE GROUND POOL DECK MAKEOVER

*Thanks to Thompson’s WaterSeal for partnering with me on this above ground pool deck makeover*So I...

Junky Deck Decor

Junky Deck Decor

My deck and flower beds were lacking appeal, but what they weren't lacking were weeds. I'm not a...

DIY Pallet Deck Island

DIY Pallet Deck Island

What can you do with a few tiles, pallets and paint? A do it yourself deck island! It's sturdy,...

How to Recycle Your Old Deck Into Something New That You Love!

How to Recycle Your Old Deck Into Something New That You Love!

If your house has an old deck that's making the idea of getting outside less than exciting, consider...

How to Restore a Gray and Faded Deck

How to Restore a Gray and Faded Deck

Our deck was built back in November, and was left to "season" until now. This summer, it was time to...

How to Stain a Deck - Staining a Wood Deck

How to Stain a Deck - Staining a Wood Deck

Following the cleaning of the deck, it's now time to apply a transparent coating or translucent...

Painting a Deck

Painting a Deck

My deck has been my nemesis for years! I have repainted it several times, even tried staining it! ...

Deck Makeover - Big Change for 250.00

Deck Makeover - Big Change for 250.00

Chuck and I bought our first house together in April 2014 and it has been one project after...

Some People Loved This Deck and Some Hated It. See the Difference Now!

Some People Loved This Deck and Some Hated It. See the Difference...

When I first posted about our "dream deck" I was surprised at the response. What some people missed...

From Drab to Fab! {Deck Makeover}

From Drab to Fab! {Deck Makeover}

A month or so ago, a wonderful family that I met through my sister-in-law, hired me to makeover...

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 I built inexpensive deck rails out of steel conduit. Have you seen the gorgeous steel...

You Won't Believe This Amazing Deck Restoration. From Old to Fab!

You Won't Believe This Amazing Deck Restoration. From Old to Fab!

Anyone have a deck that looks like this? After 20 years our deck had seen various stains and paints...