Water is an element that can invoke awe and tranquility in each of us. The sound of running water and calm splashes can reinvigorate the soul. If you are not living beside a large body of water, why not bring it to your backyard? Who wouldn’t want to take a plunge into a pool after […]
This Summer I am revamping my backyard and deck. I started last week by creating these DIY wooden lanterns to accessorize my finished space. This weekend I focused on creating lighting for the walkway up to the house. I love lights that are energy efficient and require very little to no maintenance. Solar lights are […]
I am redoing my backyard and deck this Summer and I’ve been thinking about different decorative elements I’d like to see on it. I’ve always loved the look of lanterns and how its adds visual interest to an outdoor space. I love the look of a visually interesting lantern on a table or hanging from a […]
The great thing about pallets is you can normally find them for free or a very low cost. The amount of creative things you can do to repurpose them are endless. In this project I’m going to show you how to set up an impromptu bar that you can set up away where. It’s perfect […]
This post is sponsored by The Home Depot Hello and Happy Monday! I am so excited today to be partnering with the Home Depot to tell you all about the upcoming Vertical Succulent Garden Do-It-Herself Workshop on Thursday, April 20th 6:30pm-8pm at your local Home Depot. Ladies, this one is just for you (but you guys […]
The importance of having fully functional and appropriate rain gutters must not be underestimated, particularly if you’re living in an area which gets a lot of rain or snow. All the runoff from your roof needs to be safely and quickly diverted, so that it doesn’t create a substantial damage to your roof and home.
The backyard. For some of us, it’s one of our favorite places on Earth. For the rest of us, it’s a thorn of embarrassment stuck in our side. Such a beautiful chunk of space should be the home outside the home, but many of us are lucky if we can get the lawn mowed before […]
Spending time outdoors is both energizing and relaxing, but when there is something preventing us from fully enjoying it we tend to stay indoors. You see, no matter how much we love the sun – when it is getting into our eyes and making us feel too hot and uncomfortable, it is time to put […]