backyardideas

If you have a backyard and are looking for ways to add a little more fun to your decor, check out this post from Buzzfeed.  These 51 ideas for great backyard DIY’s are both practical, and functional.  With things ranging …

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wagonwheel

Fresh herbs are the perfect finishing touch to a lot of cooking dishes, but it’s not always the most conventient to have multiple pots of herbs everywhere.  Maybe it’s because you don’t have the room for them, or maybe it’s …

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masonjarchand

Maybe you’re not a big fan of thrifting.  The good thing about this craft is that this little project can be made with either new mason jars, or a set of some you have laying around your house.  Just get …

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birdfeeder

This adorable bird feeder comes to us today via the blog Joyful Daisy.  She has such a fun taste for the whimsical designs for MacKenzie Childs, and does a wonderful job at writing up some great DIY tutorials for some …

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DIY24

Although we are half-way through summer, it’s not too late to create a fun garden project to enjoy.  This site has some great ideas with anything ranging from updating your walkways to making your own patio furniture, to many …

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Suitcase-Fairy-Garden

Fairy Gardens are a big trend right now, as is “vintage” décor.  This project is the perfect combination of both!  If you like the ideas of having or making a fairy garden and maybe you have an old vintage suitcase laying around, …

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hangpots

We all love the bright colors that the summer brings about.  Whether it be from flowers, or the fun décor, there are so many options to make our day a little more cheery.  This fun little posts shows how you …

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moss

If you are wanting the mossy look in your garden, but don’t have the patience to wait for it to grow, this post is just right for you.  Making your own moss covered stone is easier than you would ever …

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coffeefilters

You may not be a big coffee drinker, or may not drink it at all, but that should not keep you from picking up a package of coffee filters on your next trip to the store.  They are so functional, …

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cementplanters1

Cement planters and garden décor are a big trend right now, but can be very expensive when buying from a retail store.  However, they can all be made for literally pennies with a bag of Quikrete and some thrift store “molds”.  …

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modernplanter

If you are looking for an idea for a beautiful, yet out of the box idea for a planter display, we have just the tutorial for you!  Look at this creative idea for a modern-looking outdoor planter made out …

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waterfeature

If you have been looking for an eye-catching water feature for your yard, but really don’t want to have to deal with the upkeep and maintenance of one, read this post from The Family Handyman.  It’s not only beautiful, but …

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cementbuttons

This fun little post comes to us today thanks to Mark Montano.  He has this great tutorial on his blog for these adorable button shaped stepping stones made from cement.  The process is so easy and his tutorial is written perfectly …

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20birdbath

Most of us love the sound of birds chirping in our yards, and what better way to invite them in than to have a beautiful birdbath?  Most of these are made from items that you probably have around your house so head on over …

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12-ideas-Doors-Windows-Garden

Got an old door or window from your own home or picked/saw one at a yard sale that you don’t know what to do with? Why, make a statement in your garden with it of course?

Empress of Dirt has …

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