Refinished Patio Dining Set

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Meg from A Little Knick Knack had been yearning for some patio furniture for quite awhile when she realized she could refurbish a used one to save a little green. The hunt began, and Meg was fortunate to find this huge real wood table for sale on Craigslist. She wasn’t deterred by the hardened gum […Read More]

Outdoor Chaise Lounge Chairs

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This is our first full summer in our new home with an in-ground pool in the backyard, and I am beyond excited to spend some long days playing in the water with my kiddos and lounging poolside! That means I am definitely going to need these DIY chaise lounge chairs that Ashley from Shanty 2 Chic built following plans from Ana […Read More]

Repurposed Outdoor Candle Lantern

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You may remember the gorgeous outdoor candle chandelier that Diane from In My Own Style created for her outdoor living space. Well, some additional outdoor lighting was in order to carry the ambience throughout the yard. Diane created her own candle lantern stake using an old paint roller handle, a tuna can, and a glass hurricane. I […Read More]

Recycled Wine Barrel Tiered Planter

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Kate from Centsational Girl created her own unique patio planter from a half wine barrel. Living in wine country, Kate is fortunate to have the hook up on wine barrels, so this project cost her only $25 to recreate. That’s $274 less than her inspiration piece. Not too shabby I’d say. I love the multiple […Read More]

Butterfly and Moss Spring Wreath

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Jen from Tatertots and Jello featured this spring butterfly wreath made by her dear little sis, Ashley. To make the wreath, Ashley simply covered a grapevine wreath with moss and then attached the butterflies with wire. She tied a large ribbon at the top and then hung it on her door to spread spring cheer. […Read More]

Turn a Jar into a Rope Lantern

pottery barn inspired summer lanterns

Lo of A Lo and Behold Life spruced up the mosquito repelling candles in her outdoor space this summer with PB-inspired lanterns. All it took was a trip to the hardware store for pickling jars, rope, a clamp, and drawer knobs, and Lo was on her way to having a bug-free and stylin’ porch! Lo […Read More]

Build a Potting Table for Spring

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Now that it’s spring I know many of you with a green thumb are chomping at the bit to get outside to the garden. Susan from Between Naps on the Porch has always wanted a potting table, and when she realized it could also double as a serving table for outdoor parties she was sold all over again. Susan got to work planning her build, and here’s the cool part – this is her very first woodworking project! She says she didn’t even know how to use a drill! If you are as impressed and inspired as I am, the good news is that Ana White drew up the plans so you can also build your own potting bench for spring!

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Planked Wood Outdoor Planter

restoration hardware inspired wood planter

Kaylor from Fisherman’s Wife Furniture fell in love with some planked wood planters from Restoration Hardware but couldn’t pay $400+ for one planter. Kaylor shopped around for a few months but never found anything she liked. No worries for a DIYing gal – Kaylor knew she could build a knockoff of the beloved planter. She […Read More]