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DIY Outdoor Gravel Pit Play Area

Hi! I'm Meredith, and I blog over at Perfection Pending and I'm back with a fun idea for an outdoor gravel pit play area. I'm not much of a DIY'er and definitely am better at parenting tips, and fun essays on parenting, but I'm super excited about this idea my husband and I had for an outdoor gravel pit play area for our kids. Last fall, my husband was building a new gate and fence for … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 17 Patio Projects!

I'm so excited to start decorating the outdoor spaces as we start spending more time outside this year! Here are... 17 Patio Projects from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * Simple Farmhouse Entry @ Hello Farmhouse Hanging Herb Baskets @ Sadie Seasongoods White Washed Terra Cotta Pots @ Setting for Four Summer Porch with Fresh Greens @ Design, Dining + Diapers … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Summer Home Ideas!

I've been seeing so many exciting summer projects from tons of different categories: super colorful, playfully nautical, perfect for playing out in the sun with the kids... So here are 20 Summer Home Ideas to liven up your summer! DIY Rope Decor @ Setting for Four Upcycled Tire Table @ Home. Made. Interest. Fishnet Wrapped Mason Jar @ It All Started with Paint DIY Sandbox with Cover … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Outdoor DIY Projects!

I'm already making my list of summer projects — so I loved these great ideas ... ... 20 outdoor DIY projects, from large to small! Read on and get inspired! Colorful Front Porch Ideas @ Lolly Jane DIY Hello/Goodbye Doormat @ Dwelling in Happiness DIY Picnic Table Kit @ Design, Dining + Diapers Printable Garden Markers @ Create Craft Love … [Read more...]

DIY Tic Tac Toe Game

Hi There! It's Taryn from Design, Dining and Diapers! The spring weather has officially arrived in the Pacific Northwest, which means we all come out of hibernation and spend every second outside. I'm LOVING it! Spending so much time outside, also leads to more entertaining and more outdoor projects. I've been getting our home ready for summer entertaining and thought it would be fun to make an … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 DIY Outdoor Summer Projects!

Summer's just getting started. It's the perfect time of year to work on your outdoor space! Here are 20 Outdoor Projects to inspire you!! Work Bench out of Pallets @ Little House of Four  DIY Concrete Steps @ Growing In Grace    Mud Pit to Built-In Bench @ The Coconut Head's Cancer Survival Guide    DIY Street Number Sign @ Balancing Home  … [Read more...]

BHG Summer Patio Makeover! #BHGRefresh

This post sponsored by Better Homes and Gardens. It's always a challenge to refresh your space for Summer. But while we always see outdoor spaces that look like Home Show displays, what do you do when you have a small space? That's what I decided to do with the beautiful new Better Homes and Gardens products at Walmart. I restyled this small condo patio to bring light, life and style … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Spring Outdoor Projects!

It was finally warm at my house again today -- it's supposed to be 80 degrees Fahrenheit all weekend! It's a perfect time to get outside! So come get inspired with me -- and check out these 20 spring outdoor projects! Rustic Garden Signs @ Remodelando la Casa  Three-Tiered Summer Planter @ House by Hoff    May's Front Door @ Delineate Your Dwelling    Patio … [Read more...]

Easy Outdoor Transformation #LowesCreator

Bit by bit, I'm making some progress on the exterior of the #1905Cottage. I have a lot of work to go in the back, but I like the front to look good. While we removed some bushes and put in a planter area in the front last year, I knew I could do more.   As part of the Lowe's Creative Ideas blogger team, Lowe's gives me a monthly theme to inspire my projects. This month's was an … [Read more...]

Submerged Color DIY Wall Art! #LowesCreator

I love being a part of Lowes' Creative Ideas blogger team. I love seeing what monthly themes they give us. It really lets me use my creativity. This month a couple of the themes we were given were Submerged Colors and Outdoor Wall Art. I decided to combine the two together and make some Submerged Color Wood Slad Sconces. I think they will be perfect hung on my patio once the weather warms up a … [Read more...]