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Great Ideas — 20 Outstanding Outdoor Projects!

There were so many amazing projects linked up this week!

The weather’s just right for some outdoor projects, so I’m featuring

20 outstanding outdoor projects

from all of the great ideas this week!

outstanding outdoor projects

Check out these awesome tutorials, and pop over and see all of the great ideas linked up. So many amazing recipes, DIY home ideas and more!!


Hanging Succulent Garden @ Whipperberry


Octagon Mailbox Makeover @ Lolly Jane


DIY Garden Slat Wall @ Design, Dining + Diapers


DIY A-Frame Tent @ Nalle’s House

(Anu: mieheni sanoi ‘mahtava!’ The “tervetuloa” sign is the perfect touch.)


Tween/Teen Playhouse/Poolhouse @ Finding Home


Chair to Planter Makeover @ Southern Scraps


DIY Outdoor Wall Art @ Today’s Creative Blog


Pinwheels and Ponies Part @ Polkadots On Parade


Hanging Mason Jar Lanterns @ Make Life Lovely


New Walkway from Reclaimed Wood @ Exploring Domesticity


Built It: Tabletop Flower Box @ First Home …  Love Life


Galvanized Tub Ottoman @ Eleanor Olander: This Is Me

Photo Jul 17, 2013, 9-07 PM

Color Block Painted Crate @ Henrietta and Clementine


DIY Handpainted Monogram (Poolhouse Decor) @ OneKriegerChick


Campfire Cinnamon Buns @ Life is a Party


Tips: Keep Bugs Out of Your Sandbox @ Eat Sleep Make


DIY Ice Cream Parlor Set @ Create Craft Love


DIY, Beach-Inspired Patio Curtains from Canvas Drop Cloth @ A Little Claireification


Rock Monsters @ Somewhere In The Middle


Small Space Gardening: Vegetable Garden in a Garden Spiral @ Oh My! Creative


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  1. I’m so flattered! Thanks for featuring my Galvanized Tub Ottoman : )

  2. Love all these ways to spice up an outdoor space! That mailbox would add such great curb appeal! Love it all!!
    Be Inspired PR recently posted…Inspired by This Boutique THEO Giveaway!

  3. That table top flower box is gorgeous!
    xfallenmoon recently posted…a fun night out, how i met my husband

  4. Jen!
    Thanks so much for the feature!! You totally made my weekend!

  5. I shared o Facebook as well!
    TaMara Simon recently posted…What’s Your Decorating Style?

  6. I shared on twitter under “ICanDoThatBlog” thanks!

  7. Woohooooooo!! Thank you so much for including my party!!

  8. What beautiful outdoor projects! Thank you so much for including my garden Slat Wall!

  9. I would love to win this.. did all the things that were there except instagram.. couldnt remember my username..

  10. Love these projects, Jen! I am having a mad craving to try my hand at succulents… and hello, creamer containers?! Heather kills me with her darling creativity! (:

    Thanks for sharing Kelli’s mailbox redo in your cute mix!

  11. What a surprise to be featured with all these other talented ladies! Thanks so much Jen. Have a beautiful weekend :) XO

  12. I love all of these! Thanks so much for featuring my crate! :)
    Daisy @ Henrietta and Clementine recently posted…Thrift Store Overalls

  13. What great outdoor inspiration! Thanks so much for featuring my boys’ tent. :) Happy weekend!
    Anu recently posted…HAPPY CAMPERS

  14. What a great round-up! Thanks so much Jen for featuring my Mason Jar Lanterns! You’re amazing to get these posts out Saturday mornings 😉
    Laura @ Make Life Lovely recently posted…DIY No-Sew Bow Tie + Hair Bows

  15. oh my gosh, so many amazing projects! love the wall to hand plants on… totally awesome!

  16. Oh my- these are all so amazing. Now I want to make my list & get going on some projects.
    Gina recently posted…National Ice Cream Day with Cadbury

  17. Thank so much, Jen, for featuring my Stone Vegetable Garden Spiral! Have a great weekend!
    Susan @ Oh My! Creative recently posted…How To Create A Small Vegetable Garden Using A Garden Spiral

  18. Kathie B. says:

    I tweeted about the giveaway at My Preppy Purse.

  19. I love all these ideas. There are so many upcycling projects I can’t figure out what to try first!

  20. Thanks for featuring my walkway, Jen. Such a great list! I see many that I missed from the party. Hope you’re having a great weekend!

    2Momma2 recently posted…{Healthier} Egg Breakfast Muffin

  21. These are some very cool projects! I was late to the link up party, but I added one today that I think you might like – mine is #526 – I hope you check it out!! thanks for hosting and sharing these great features!
    Cheryl @ The Creative Me and My McG recently posted…Weekend Finds!

  22. Wait, how do you do that?? What an AMAZING round up!!
    Thank you SO much for featuring my DIY Patio Curtains!
    So sweet – pinned the round up and buffering to share tomorrow on FB & Twitter!!