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… 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,… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 9 Droolworthy Airstream Trailers

By: Faith-towers Jul 18, 2013

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

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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… 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… 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),… 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… 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… 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!  … Continue Reading

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Curbly Shopping Guide: 15 Summer Entertaining Essentials

By: Capreek Jul 11, 2013

It's BBQ season, y'all! Gather your friends and family and make the most of the warm summer nights. With these outdoor entertaining essentials from Fab -- the go-to online destination for amazing, curated modern design goodies -- your summer soirées will go off without a… Continue Reading

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Curbly Shopping Guide: 15 Summer Entertaining Essentials

By: Capreek Jul 11, 2013

It's BBQ season, y'all! Gather your friends and family and make the most of the warm summer nights. With these outdoor entertaining essentials from Fab -- the go-to online destination for amazing, curated modern design goodies -- your summer soirées will go off without a… Continue Reading

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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!… Continue Reading

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Make It: Picnic Basket From Wooden Apple Basket

By: Lexy.b.ward Jul 11, 2013

Summer time is picnic time. When you dine outside, you absolutely need a picnic basket. These adorable baskets are made from a craft store staple and really up the authenticity of your outdoor dining experience.  … Continue Reading

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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… 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… Continue Reading

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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… Continue Reading

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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… Continue Reading

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DIY Idea: Make a Reclaimed Wood Planter Wall

By: Capreek Jul 08, 2013

Move over, wallpaper. Take a hike, paint! There's a new accent wall treatment in town -- and it's green from head to… Continue Reading

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How to: A Wooden Welcome Mat IKEA Hack

By: Faith-towers Jul 08, 2013

Is your front yard looking a little ragged after all this hot weather? Liven up your entryway with one of these easy DIY wooden door mats. And the best part about this project is that it uses materials… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Colorful DIY Summer Wreaths

By: Faith-towers Jul 04, 2013

I'll admit it, the wreath on my front door is leftover from last winter. So I decided that it was high time to make a colorful new summer one to freshen up the entryway. Here are ten pretty ideas that I'm using as my… Continue Reading

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