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How to clean patio cushions

Inside: Clean your dirty patio cushions with this simple DIY cleaning hack! It freshens cushions…

DIY Homemade Bird Feeder Ideas

Inside: Fill your garden and yard with birds with these DIY homemade bird feeder ideas;…

How to Repair Vinyl Siding (when you find a giant hole in your house)

Inside: Tips for easy repairs to vinyl siding, including how to fix a hole in…

5 Simple Ways to Spruce Up Your Backyard for Less

Inside: Five ways to spruce up your backyard for less; DIY Chevron Wall, Colourful patio…

Affordable and Fun Pool Floaties

Inside: Top picks for fun and affordable pool floaties plus how to use them for…

Pretty Up The Patio with President’s Choice & a giveaway!

The time has come! We are at that point in the seasons where spending a…

Gearing up for Spring in the Backyard

We are so excited for the warmer weather! Aren’t you? I honestly feel as if…

All the DIY details on our budget patio makeover

For this year – we are finished 🙂 Yes. Summer is so short where we…

How to Paint Shutters

Everything You Need to Know About Painting Shutters

Inside: Everything you need to know about painting shutters; can you paint them on the…

How to Build a Simple Chevron Outdoor Privacy Wall

Have you been following along with our patio makeover this year? Dan and I promised…

How to Rescue an Old and Dingy Back Deck with Water and Gasoline

We are finally taking this all OUTDOORS! Wowee! *Cue Cheekiness!* That’s right folks, we are…

15 Useful and Stylish Outdoor Accessories you can Recreate Yourself

Another weekend is upon us! That means I’m rounding up the stuff out there on…

Amazing DIY Backyard Games to Build Right Now!

Inside: Incredible ideas for DIY Backyard Games you can build and play all summer long! …

Easy DIY Birdhouses from Terracotta Pots

I’m back! And it feels soooooo good! Now that we have made significant progress on…

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How to Paint Wood to look like Concrete

Inside: How to paint wood to look like concrete, plus other ideas to get the…

How to Paint Your Shed the Right Way

How to paint your shed – preparation, picking the right paint, what brush to use…

We’ve been keeping a secret

Guys – we have to come clean. We have been keeping a bit of a…

Lessons Learned: Growing Grass from Seed

Folks, when we first purchased our house, there was nary a blade of grass to…

The Good, The Bad and the Ugly: The State of Our Yard

With summer officially about to begin, and year after buying our home, we thought it…

My One-Hour, $15 Balcony Pallet Garden

Our sundeck balcony is SAD. I haven’t figured out a grand design plan for the…