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Great Ideas — 20 Outstanding Outdoor Projects!

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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! 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 … [Read more...]

DIY Subway Tile Table Redo and $100 Lowe’s Giveaway!!

subway tile table makeover tutorial

I've been working on my outdoor space this year. Last month I made some DIY Subway Tile Planters and a privacy screen out of old doors that were sitting in my garage. I had an outdoor table in my yard that was very weathered and worn. And since I am working on my tiling skills (I bought a tile saw last month too), I wanted to update that table with a subway tile top! And actually, this … [Read more...]

#LowesCreator — Make a DIY Outdoor Privacy Screen and Subway Tile Planter Boxes!!

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  This month Lowe's challenged their Creative Network to make something beautiful and functional in our outdoor space. This was a great challenge. I enjoy indoor projects more than outdoor ones for some reason. So this month's challenge really made me put my thinking cap on.   I was inspired by the FOUR old closet doors that were sitting in my garage. I recently switched out the closet … [Read more...]

Make Fabric-Covered Birdhouses — using Outdoor Mod Podge!

three mod podged birdhouses

The other day I opened a big box of Mod Podge products from Plaid Crafts. It was like Christmas in June!! There were so many new products-- I couldn't wait to get started!! I've been working on sprucing up my backyard and I have always wanted to try the Outdoor version of Mod Podge. I had some birdhouses in my bedroom that don't really fit in with my decor in there now. I bought them about … [Read more...]

Jordan Valley Home and Garden Summer Soiree & Ticket Giveaway!!

Summer Soiree

I have to admit, I don't have a green thumb. I wish I did. This summer I am trying to learn more about gardening and what will grow in my climate. So I was excited to learn about the Jordan Valley Home and Garden Club, a new club which is specifically aimed at do-it-yourself homeowners like me -- and you!  I'm joining and hoping they can help me with my lack of gardening skills and I love that … [Read more...]

"Summer Social" Guest Project — Simple Outdoor Decorating {bring your inside style…out}!!

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Hi!  Shelley here, from The House of Smiths! I'm SUPER excited to be guest posting over here on the good ol' TT&;J blog! Jen and I are really close friends, and to say that she has kept me "sane" through this crazy roller coaster known as "the blog world" would be a complete understatement. We're a perfect compliment as friends. Jen's the calm, cool, collected girl...and … [Read more...]