Maybe it's because I love mountains (and forests and cabins and the great, wild outdoors) so much, but these DIY camping mug candles are just the sweetest. They add the perfect amount of understated rustic charm, don't you… Continue Reading
Sometimes it's nice to do an easy project. One of those "why didn't I think of that" ideas that doesn't take two weeks to finish. So today I wanted to share some simple IKEA hacks with you - everything from garden torches to kitty litter hideaways to pendant… Continue Reading
To the uninitiated, concrete might seem a bit intimidating. But, it's got all kinds of fun, design-y uses in home decor projects. These planter project is inexpensive, easy to create and a great way to learn your way around working with a bag of the heavy stuff. Just be sure to get someone to help you carry… Continue Reading
There should be some sort of law that stipulates that all homes constructed from this moment in time onward must include a front porch. My opinion, of course. But seriously, wouldn't all homes look better with a front porch? They're inviting, charming, and add to the livable space of your home. If I haven't swayed you, check out these seven homes that have been transformed by porches.
We're gonna start big and… Continue Reading
The first day of August is tomorrow. To me, August is the last month of the summer. I try to get all of my outdoor partying wrapped up by the end of the month. You still have time to have plenty of dinner parties! Here are 8 inspiring table settings for your next evening bash. … Continue Reading
The best summer nights always involve good people, good food, and a space that encourages good conversation. Keep all those good feelings going well into the night with an outdoor fire pit! Here are 14 DIY fire pit ideas to get the wheels turning.… Continue Reading
When I bought this sweet little yellow bistro table a couple years back, I loved it. It was the perfect size for romantic meals under the sky. Then, after the first season, the paint on all three pieces started peeling. See?
I touched it up, with yellow, but I couldn't keep up with the weathering. By the end of the second season, the cheery yellow had turned sickly, powdery yellow. When this spring rolled around I considered replacing the set with something new. That notion lasted about a minute,… Continue Reading
Throwing the perfect party can definitely be a challenge. But throwing the perfect bonfire party? That one is pretty doable, actually. Bonfires are super laid back and much easier to throw together. So what will you need to throw the perfect bonfire party? Any combination of these recipes, DIYs, and decor elements will do just… Continue Reading
We’re happy to partner with Dremel’ Weekends, a new DIY project website from Dremel featuring step-by-step guides to craft, home and garden projects for every skill level. Projects range from Outdoor Movie Screens to Built-In Shelving, with lots of inspiring, fresh ideas in between.
Sick of air-conditioning-induced bloody noses? Having strange nightmares about Property Brothers episodes? Dudes. I know the heat is on, but it's time to… Continue Reading
If you've been working in the garden a lot this summer, chances are you have most of the supplies needed to make this grilling station. Check out how it was made from a selection of materials including some wooden planter boxes! … Continue Reading
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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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! … Continue Reading
Isn't there something so luxurious about an outdoor kitchen? I look forward to dining al fresco when summer hits - and cooking outside is even more fun! You'll want one of your own after you check out these inspiring outdoor… Continue Reading
We’re happy to partner with Dremel Weekends, a new DIY website from Dremel featuring step-by-step guides to craft, home and garden projects for all skill levels. New projects weekly, ranging from Outdoor Movie Screens to Built-In Shelving, with lots of inspiring, fresh ideas in between.
What sort of outdoor projects do you have planned for the summer? Our vote is to create something both beautiful and functional, like this living wall that'll freshen up any outdoor oasis, whether a small urban patio or a spacious… Continue Reading
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… Continue Reading
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,… Continue Reading
As my grandmother likes to put it, I have wings on my feet... which is one of the reasons why I've always had a fascination with Airstream trailers. You can live anywhere you like, and you can do it in style. Apparently I'm not alone, either. You'll want to own one yourself by the time you're done reading about these unbelievable… Continue Reading