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If you’ve got some extra cinder blocks hanging around or can get your hands on some, you should try one of these fun diy cinder block projects in your garden. They’re weather proof, virtually indestructible and will last a long, long time.
Now that summer is here in full force, why not get outside and play some games. Lawn games to be exact. I found a few great ideas for diy lawn games that you can easily create yourself. And better yet they don’t take up too much space, so they’re perfect for small outdoor spaces.
I saw this diy corner patio cabana project recently at one of the link parties that I join in on and thought it was such a great idea. As well as such an inviting space. It goes to show that you don’t need a huge backyard space to create an oasis for yourself.
Summer’s approaching and lots of grilling/outdoor cooking will likely be on your to-do list. And so will having to go back and forth between the indoor kitchen and the outdoor grill. Instead, why not make yourself an outdoor kitchen? You can have everything you need in one spot. Do all your prep work and cooking in place.
I’m not sure what I like most about this project. The actual project itself or the amazing photos. They actually make toilet paper rolls look really good.
Spring is in the air and now’s the time to start planting those seeds. Instead of using conventional pots why not make your own eco-friendly seed starting pots? They are easy to make, won’t cost you a thing and best of all you’ll be helping out the environment. Continue reading…
You see this hummingbird feeder, want to know where to buy it? Well you can’t, it’s actually homemade. It was made as an earth day project by Nicole over at Shabby Beach Nest.
I found these two herb garden projects and just had to share. First up is this really pretty wall mounted mason jar herb garden by Claire over at Camille Styles.
For Earth Day this year I wanted to create something that was useful and involved recycling. So I decided on a hanging herb garden. I needed a new batch of herbs, the only survivor from the last time I planted herbs was a couple of types of basil. Everything else either died with the heat or got eaten alive by bugs.
Composting is easy and fun, yet most people don’t it. They say it takes up too much space, it’s a hassle or the compost bins are just too expensive. Well here’s my answer to that; if you have space for a garbage can you can compost, all you have to do is throw stuff in and move it around once a week or so, and you can make your own compost bin for basically the cost of a new garbage can. Continue reading…
Make some yummy diy bird seed treats for you feathered friends. Not only will they appreciate the free food, but they’ll flock to your garden. They are easy to make and can be made in different shapes and sizes.
While searching for spring images for wednesday’s post I came across something very interesting (at least to me); faux coffee filter flowers. Sure I’ve seen plenty of faux tissue paper flowesr in the past but they never looked very realistic and seemed kinda difficult to make. But these looked spectacular. I had no idea you could even make coffee filter flowers and that there were so many great tutorials online. I guess I’ve been living under a rock or something.
Many homeowners use the savings in their best current accounts to renovate their home. Renovating does not have to cost a lot of money if the homeowner is willing and able to do some or most of the updating work required.
There are renovations that can be done that allow you to use the money you have saved in the best current accounts, without breaking the bank.
Ever have too much time on your hands and didn’t know what to do? Well, why not make a pebble mosaic?
With lots of pebbles, mortar, a few other supplies and a whole lot of patience you can create a beautiful and intricate pattern that will last forever
Ok, I have to say. When I first saw a picture of this diy bench project I coulnd’t believe it was handmade. I just looks so perfect, like it was store bought or proffessionally made.
If you have a small garden with limited space and don’t want to go thru the expense and hassle of tearing it up to install sprinklers. He’s a simple solution. You can make your own portable sprinkler, to use when and where you like.
Next time one of your pretty plates falls and breaks, don’t fret just make a mosaic flowerpot. You only need a few inexpensive things to make this. Continue reading…