Yard & Garden Ideas

40 Creative Ideas for Making Painted Rocks

Do you like rocks? Most people don’t realize just how creative you can get with a simple rock. Painting rocks and stones can truly turn them into a real work of art. Big rocks can be door stoppers or grace your garden. Tiny rocks can become kitchen magnets. Rocks that are “in between” sizes can be just about anything – from paperweights for your desk, to markers in your herb or … [Read more...] about 40 Creative Ideas for Making Painted Rocks

40 Garden Ideas for a Small Backyard

Do you have a small backyard? Now everyone wants their home and garden to look terrific. Its very easy to look at a large yard and get envious of a bigger space. But we have a terrific treat just for you: 40 projects that are especially great for smaller backyards. If you have a petite space then we recommend you focus on one to three “must have” elements to your backyard. … [Read more...] about 40 Garden Ideas for a Small Backyard

40 DIY Backyard Ideas On a Small Budget

Want to improve your backyard but don’t have unlimited resources? That’s okay, most of us are facing the same dilemma. When you watch the home improvement shows on TV, its easy to feel a bit of envy when the makeovers make everything look so fantastic. But it might surprise you to know that even on a small budget, there are still plenty of projects that are within … [Read more...] about 40 DIY Backyard Ideas On a Small Budget

36 DIY Backyard Chicken Coops

Like chickens? Then this DIY project is going to make you grin from ear to ear. It’s all about treating your backyard chickens with some special TLC. Why not make them a custom backyard chicken coop? This is a project that even beginning DIY project doers can tackle. There are some fancier chicken coop projects that you can try, more recommended for intermediate or advanced … [Read more...] about 36 DIY Backyard Chicken Coops

35 DIY Sandboxes Ideas Your Kids Will Love

One of the best things about making a DIY project for your family, is knowing that they will enjoy using it regularly. That’s why we’re so happy to share these 35 terrific Sandbox projects with you! Whether you are new to DIY projects or are very experienced, you’ll find a Sandbox here that you can create. Most projects can be done over a weekend, or perhaps a couple of … [Read more...] about 35 DIY Sandboxes Ideas Your Kids Will Love

35 Fairy Garden Ideas in a Pot

  Psst! Do you believe in fairies? Most of us have seen or read Peter Pan and remember clapping, to say that we did. Well, here is a fun craft to share your love of fairies with friends and families. Fairy gardens are charming and a perfect DIY project to do with your children. Many of the materials you need, you likely already have on hand, such as a clay pot or other … [Read more...] about 35 Fairy Garden Ideas in a Pot

39 DIY Backyard Fire Pit Ideas You Can Build

Families and friends have been gathering around the fire for generations. Even in the hottest summer months, there's something so cozy and welcoming about its warmth. A backyard fire pit is a terrific DIY project that will make everyone in your home smile. It's also a project that most often can be done in a weekend or even a couple of hours. Your fire pit offers any home lots … [Read more...] about 39 DIY Backyard Fire Pit Ideas You Can Build

32 New Upcycled DIY Ideas for Old Headboards

Being someone who love DIY I can fully respect the idea of taking an object such as a headboard and the upcycling it into something new or something else I need such as a bench, a coat rack, or even a desk. And I have found examples of all of these DIY recycle ideas for headboards and couple more...all with links to how it was done or the source of where it was found. Take a a … [Read more...] about 32 New Upcycled DIY Ideas for Old Headboards

8 Alternative Uses for a Garden Shed

The humble shed has come a long way since Grandad stored his push-along lawn mower and long-handled shears there. As the weather gets warmer and people start to take more interest in the way their garden looks, it becomes an extension of the house. It’s not just the garden that becomes primary focus, the shed becomes important too – much more important than usual. Your garden … [Read more...] about 8 Alternative Uses for a Garden Shed

How to Make a Cheerio Bird-Feeder

Do you have pipe cleaners, Cheerios, and string in your house right now? If so, you and your kids can easily make a fun Valentine's Day bird-feeder. (I don't suppose the birds in your backyard are really expecting much this February 14th, but I'll bet your kids will enjoy making it for them anyway!) First, bend several pipe cleaners into a "V" shape and string with … [Read more...] about How to Make a Cheerio Bird-Feeder