Make Your Own Camping Park Signs {Outdoor Adventure Party}

Make Your Own Camping Park Signs {Outdoor Adventure Party}

To add to the Camping Scene for the party I put together a few simple park signs to display around yard designating the different settings. It was an inexpensive way to add a few custom decorations and help create the whole camp site feel. I began with a couple vinyl decals. Some were created with Continue reading

                  
Make Your Own Kid Sized Play Pup Tent {Indoor / Outdoor for Less than $9}

Make Your Own Kid Sized Play Pup Tent {Indoor / Outdoor for Less than $9}

To set the stage for my little guys Outdoor Adventure Party, a mini campsite complete with kid sized tents was simply a *must*. I have always been fond of the fabric teepee tents seen in catalogs but thought a 'pup' tent would be a little more fitting for our 'camping' theme. Coming in at just under Continue reading

                  
Vinyl Dressed Lanterns {monogrammed, spooky or plain customized fun}

Vinyl Dressed Lanterns {monogrammed, spooky or plain customized fun}

I have to start off by stating my deep love for outdoor lanterns. After seeing catalog after catalog adorned with porches full of lanterns...I've been hooked and simply can not get enough of them. I stumbled across these great outdoor lanterns at Ikea last year at an amazing price considering the Continue reading

                  
Make Your Own Directional Wooden Post {Camping Party Sign}

Make Your Own Directional Wooden Post {Camping Party Sign}

I wanted to share this quick directional sign tutorial because I think it would be a cute addition to just about any outdoor party! The one above was made for my little guys Outdoor Adventure Party so it was kept a little rustic and simple.Costing under $2.50 in supplies makes this a fun inexpensive Continue reading

                  
Halloween Pumpkin Trick or Treat Candy Stand {plant holder}

Halloween Pumpkin Trick or Treat Candy Stand {plant holder}

When you have little ones and you’re out fulfilling your trick or treating duties, who is left home to hand out the candy? With some lumber, a metal tub and a few screws you can create this handy Candy Stand to adorn your doorstep to do the job! Begin with 5/4 x 6 inch boards measured and cut 22 Continue reading

                  
Pottery Barn Inspired Wooden Buoys

Pottery Barn Inspired Wooden Buoys

I just adore the nautical feel these wooden buoys add to your summertime decor - they're full of coastal charm. How cute would be adorning your deck for the next crab feast! You can find a set of three at Pottery Barn for $59 or using a few woods scraps you can create your own for next to nothing!I Continue reading

                  
American Flag Spindle Post

American Flag Spindle Post

I have really wanted a flag spindle post for quite sometime and finally remembered to pick up the materials the other day during my trip to the hardware store. It screams 'All American' and I just completely adore that! You can put this together in under an hour from start to finish {simply using a Continue reading

                  
Tin Can Flag Windsock {for the kiddies}

Tin Can Flag Windsock {for the kiddies}

I thought we would celebrate Flag Day today with an easy project that my adorable craft assistant could help me with. I love adding accessories to the garden and this time of year anything that has to do with the American Flag is even better! Re-using tin cans and left over craft materials make this Continue reading

                  
Recycled Tin Can Flower Caddy

Recycled Tin Can Flower Caddy

While I'm really trying hard to accomplish some of my indoor projects, it is just way too hard as my attention is drawn outdoors to the warm summertime weather that greets me each morning. I hope you'll stick with me through a few more garden projects before I'm forced to tackle my indoor to-do.I Continue reading

                  
Hanging Coffee Cup Herb Garden

Hanging Coffee Cup Herb Garden

I have always wanted a little herb garden within easy reach for some fresh herbs when cooking. I've tried the kitchen window sill method but the plants never seem to make it due to not getting enough light. I decided this year to create a little hanging garden that I can hang outdoors ensuring the Continue reading

                  
Reclaimed Wood Plant Hangers and Bird Feeders

Reclaimed Wood Plant Hangers and Bird Feeders

I'm so excited to finally be re-purposing some old wood from a pile on our property that I have simply refused to let go of. The weathered, worn and gray pieces have such character that I could never re-create with any finishing technique. I love having a go-to pile when inspiration strikes. I just Continue reading