DIY Cinder Block Outdoor Seating

cinder block bench

I am so excited to feature this outdoor bench from Simple Living. It is the cutest DIY. It is simple and incredibly affordable to make. It is also adorable and will look perfect on my patio! You only need three things to build it. Winner! Find out how to make it here… Simple Living – … Read more DIY Cinder Block Outdoor Seating

Breathtaking Fire Pits And Bowls

Breathtaking Fire Pits And Bowls

Have you seen theses? Backyard City has some absolutely stunning fire pits and fire bowls! You won’t be satisfied with your backyard after seeing these. There is such a variety and something to fit every budget. I predict long nights sitting outside and enjoying these breathtaking creations! Here there are… Backyard City – Fire Pits … Read more Breathtaking Fire Pits And Bowls

How To Build A Lattice Privacy Screen (For Less Than $40)

lattice privacy tutorial2

I am in luuuuuv with this! I most definitely have some eye sores that need to be hidden away from the public and Four Generations One Roof has just the thing! I love projects that are affordable and simple to make! This tutorial is easy to follow and I am happy to feature it here … Read more How To Build A Lattice Privacy Screen (For Less Than $40)

14 Awesome DIY Fire Pit Ideas

14 Awesome DIY Fire Pit Ideas

Do-It-Yourself. Three of my favorite words. Two of my other favorite words? Fire Pits! That must be why I love this roundup from Curbly. There are 14 creative DIY fire pit ideas that will get your heart ‘a racin’. Woot! They are gorgeous and perfect for marshmallow toasting. I can’t think of a better place … Read more 14 Awesome DIY Fire Pit Ideas

9 Ideas That’ll Convince You To Add A Firepit To Your Backyard

9 Ideas That’ll Convince You To Add A Firepit To Your Backyard

If you are still on the fence about fire pits, get off it! These ideas from Huff Post Home should convince and inspire you. How about # 8? An Olympian fire pit. And # 2 is as practical as it is beautiful. You will never regret your fire pit decision. I mean, how could you?! … Read more 9 Ideas That’ll Convince You To Add A Firepit To Your Backyard

Easily Build A “Rustic” Bucket Stool

bucket stool

In need of a cheap and easy DIY? I am! And this is it! It will be a fun way to use up the leftover cement from your last project. (If there isn’t any in the garage, you can grab a bag of concrete for $10). Hometalk has a great tutorial that I am happy … Read more Easily Build A “Rustic” Bucket Stool

DIY Flagstone Veneer Fire Pit

DIY Flagstone Veneer Fire Pit

I love it when someone else has gone before me and gotten the trial and error out of the way. That is what Instructables has done for us. They have taken the guess work out of making this fire pit and I am grateful for the avoided heartache. Working with flagstone will suck up your … Read more DIY Flagstone Veneer Fire Pit

How To Stamp Concrete To Look Like Wood

Wood Grained Concrete

Wood decks and patios are a thing of the past! They take maintenance and money. The same can’t be said for concrete. An 80 pound bag of cement costs around $3.50, can be stamped and stained to look like wood, has little upkeep, is very durable, and looks so good! What a terrific idea! Find … Read more How To Stamp Concrete To Look Like Wood

18 Terrific DIY Outdoor Fire Pits

18 Terrific Outdoor Fire Pits

One of the easiest ways to make your home warm and welcoming is by adding a fire pit. They are intimate and inviting (and even practical). There are amazing products for sale, amazing pits you can create that will look store bought, and there are even the repurposed fire pits. All are amazing. Have fun … Read more 18 Terrific DIY Outdoor Fire Pits

DIY Solar Powered Patio Lamp

Solar Powered Patio Lamp

Summer time! Cool summer nights after hot blistering days are the best. I ran into this solar patio light idea from Houzz and it is terrific! Solar lights have a soft glow perfect for evenings with friends. Battery free and easy. I am super excited about this one! Here’s the instructions… Houzz – Light Up … Read more DIY Solar Powered Patio Lamp