Father's Day Roundup: 25 Awesome DIY Gifts to Make for Dad!

By: Capreek Jun 03, 2013

Father's Day is right around the corner (June 16th, mark your calendars!). If you're planning on making your old man a gift this year, here are 25 DIY gift ideas that are sure to make the occasion a memorable one!     Continue Reading

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Make It: Vintage Fans Turned DIY Succulent Planters

By: Capreek Jun 03, 2013

Old wire-cage fans seem to lurk in every corner of every consignment shop/thrift store/estate sale on the planet. If you've wondered what to do with them, here's a clever DIY project to consider!     Continue Reading

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Roundup: 18 DIY Planters, Pots and Other Decorative Ideas

By: Brittni mehlhoff May 31, 2013

Break out those gardening gloves and a bag or two of soil. It's time to bring the outdoors in, with 18 decorative pot and planter ideas to breathe new life into your living space.   Continue Reading

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Cool to Creepy: 6 Toys Turned Planters

By: Diy maven May 31, 2013

On your next garage sale excursion, you might want to keep an eye out for old toys. It doesn't matter if they're broken, because you won't be playing with them; you'll be planting in them. From cool to downright creepy, these 6 toys-turned-planters are sure to inspire.

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Eye Candy: New Uses For Old Backyard Sheds

By: Faith-towers May 30, 2013

Sheds aren't just for storing tools anymore. When I was a kid, my dad put an addition onto his shed so that I could have a fort to play in (it was awesome). Since then, I've always dreamed of having an office in a shed - but people are using them for all kinds of other things too.   

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Five Inspiring Landscaping Ideas

By: Lexy.b.ward May 30, 2013

You should absolutely take pride in your yard. It takes a lot of time, money, and effort to create an outdoor oasis. If you are stuck in a rut, here are five inspiring landscapes to help your creative juices start flowing!      Continue Reading

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Roundup: 5 DIY Composting Techniques For Creating Your Own Rich, Organic Fertilizer

By: Matt allison May 29, 2013

DIY Composting MethodsAs a gardener and urban farmer you come to appreciate and treasure compost, or as I affectionately call it, “Black Gold”.

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How to: Keep Out Garden Pests with DIY Row Protectors

By: Rebekah-greiman May 28, 2013

As with all gardens, protecting your seedlings and plants from evil predators is a top priority. Evil predators like this:

Look at this devilish little nibbler. He must be stopped.       

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How to: Easy DIY Chalkboard Pennant Banner

By: Faith-towers May 28, 2013

This stylish all-occasion chalkboard banner will add a little pizzazz to your wall, whether it be for a party or just for everyday use. Write a celebratory message on the pennants, or draw stripes on them... the possibilities are endless!  

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Roundup: 10 DIY Garden Tool Totes and Benches

By: Diy maven May 28, 2013

One of the most irritating things about gardening can be getting all your gardening tools to the spot where they're needed. It's cumbersome, and it oftentimes involves multiple trips to the garage or garden shed because you've forgotten something. By the time all your equipment is assembled, you just might be too tired to actually garden! And then, when you're finished, you have to haul all that stuffContinue Reading

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Roundup: 5 Yard & Landscaping Makeovers

By: Faith-towers May 27, 2013

It's easy to let the yard go downhill over the winter, but these dramatic landscaping makeovers will inspire you to give your outdoor space a little extra TLC this spring.

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Roundup: 15 Budget-Friendly Outdoor Textiles We Love

By: Brittni mehlhoff May 24, 2013

Spruce up your patio this spring with a handful of colorful outdoor textiles that will update the space in no time. These budget-friendly pillows, rugs, tablecloths, and more will modernize any outdoor space in need of a little TLC. The best part, though? Your wallet will be happy because all the items in this guide are under a $100 a pop.   Continue Reading

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6 Sensational Up-cycled Birdhouses

By: Diy maven May 24, 2013

This selection of birdhouses will have you rethinking the wooden variety from here to eternity. 

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8 Low-Maintenance Outdoor Plants for the Busy Gardener

By: Lexy.b.ward May 23, 2013

Keeping a garden can seem like an intimidating task. It's daunting especially for someone who is a beginner! We've rounded up eight plants that can handle tough love. So even if you don't have a green thumb, they'll still survive and thrive!      

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Make It: Upholstered Garden Cart DIY

By: Brittni mehlhoff May 23, 2013

If you have a green thumb, and love spending time outside in the garden, I have the perfect DIY for you. Learh how to build an upholstered garden cart from scratch, complete with a comfy place to sit or kneel and cubbies for tools and cuttings.   Continue Reading

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