Roundup: 10 Tuna Can Craft Projects

By: Diy maven Jul 26, 2013

Tuna/cat food can crafts might not be as popular as Mason jar crafts these days, but with inspiration and how-to's like these, it might just be a matter of time before they eclipse the latter. 

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Petunias Looking Leggy? Do This to Make Them Beautiful Again

By: Diy maven Jul 24, 2013

Around this time of year, my petunias used to start to look a bit leggy. A few years back I discovered the secret to prolonging the life and beauty of my petunias by employing a little tough love. 

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10 Do-It-Yourself Projects For An Outdoor Dinner Party

By: Lexy.b.ward Jul 24, 2013

It's always fun to have an outdoor dinner party, but the little details are what make it so special! We've rounded up 10 projects from place settings to decor that you can do yourself to add a personal touch to your party!      

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Move Over Hammocks: How to Make an Outdoor Bed Swing

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jul 19, 2013

I feel like this weekend calls for a few lazy days to sit around, read a book, take a nap, and just relax. And if any of those things are on your agenda this weekend, I have the perfect DIY for you. Here is a do-it-yourself way to make an outdoor bed swing in an afternoon.    Continue Reading

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Genius: How to Make a Non-Toxic Mosquito Trap

By: Diy maven Jul 19, 2013

Where I live, we're suffering from a MAJOR mosquito invasion. We've talked about repelling the vile creatures before, but this idea from YouTuber mrhulot101 takes the fight to a whole new level. The idea behind his simple, non-toxic contraptionContinue Reading

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5 Pieces Of Outdoor Furniture You Can Build Yourself

By: Lexy.b.ward Jul 18, 2013

Shopping for outdoor furniture can be a ghastly task. Why not build your own? Here are five pieces to inspire you to break out the tools!      Continue Reading

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Roundup: 20 Amazing DIY Outdoor Wedding Ideas

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jul 18, 2013

It's no secret that we all love DIY around here, especially when it comes to home improvements and decor. But there are plenty of other categories to cover when it comes to how-to projects. So today I'll be focusing on a realm that we haven't delved much into before: weddings. This roundup of DIY outdoor wedding ideas covers everything from outdoor lighting projects and unusual centerpieces to thoughtfully handmade photo booth backdrops and DIY ceremony arches. There's even a driftwood candelabra.   Continue Reading

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9 DIY Outdoor Swing and Hammock Projects

By: Capreek Jul 16, 2013

Nothing says summer like kicking your feet up and relaxing in a hammock with your favorite book and a cold beverage! Here are some stylish hammocks you can make yourself, plus a few DIY swings for the kids (or kids-at-heart), too!      Continue Reading

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11 DIY Outdoor Mood Lighting Projects

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jul 12, 2013

This season feels made for hosting outdoor dinner parties and relaxing under the trees of your own backyard, especially once the sun goes down. And one of the first things I think about when it comes to outdoor entertaining is mood lighting. Why? Well, there aren't a lot of bell and whistle decorations needed for the great outdoors. A few well placed lights and great food is all you need. So here are 11 DIY ideas for outdoor lighting, that will bring ambience to your backyard with ease.   Continue Reading

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Clean It: How To Make Your Grill Look Brand New

By: Lexy.b.ward Jul 12, 2013

After each use, the grill takes a nasty hit. Grease, grime, and bits of charcoal manage to stick to the outside making it a nasty experience to touch. Take a little bit of time and cut through all the dirt to make your grill look brand-spanking-new!      

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10 Beach-Inspired DIY Ideas For Your Home

By: Faith-towers Jul 11, 2013

I've always wanted to live on the ocean; there's something so calming about the beach. But it hasn't happened yet, so instead I'm filling my home with nautical, beach-inspired details... and sharing my inspiration with you!    

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How To: Make a Modern Wooden Tabletop Planter -- From Scratch!

By: Capreek Jul 10, 2013

Is your tabletop missing a little somethin'-somethin'? Add a bit of greenery and some geometric flair with this DIY succulent planter box!     Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 DIY Outdoor Kitchen and Cooking Projects

By: Matt allison Jul 10, 2013

Round Up: DIY Outdoor Kitchen and Cooking Projects

These warmer months bring about the perfect opportunity to take entertaining outdoors. I've rounded up 10 practical DIY projects that make entertaining all that more enjoyable, from simple upcycling through full DIY outdoor kitchens, there is something for everyone, from the hobbyist to seasoned DIYer.

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Roundup: 10 DIY Projects For Your Summer Picnic

By: Faith-towers Jul 09, 2013

Celebrate summer with your friends and family by packing up a picnic basket and heading to the park! Check out these fun DIY projects that will have you picnicking in style in no time.    

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How To: Make a Terra Cotta Pot Wreath

By: Diy maven Jul 09, 2013

A local nursery, Bachman's, sponsors an 'Idea House' every spring, fall and 'holiday', providing onlookers with a wealth of design inspiration. In 2011, their Spring Idea House featured the most darling wreath ever made of tiny terra cottaContinue Reading

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