This simple and budget-friendly dining patio makeover transforms a small ugly concrete slab patio into a beautiful outdoor dining room. So we’ve got this very basic builder-grade patio and steps behind our basic builder-grade house. There’s nothing particularly wrong with them, but the patio could use some livening up. To make matters worse, I bought a grey outdoor dining set a few years back (which I do love) and it sits on the grey patio next to the grey house, against a usually grey ... Read More about One-Weekend Patio Makeover
These affordable and stylish outdoor rugs will refresh your patio, deck or porch! Bring color and pattern to your outdoor living space! An outdoor rug is a great way to pull together and define a seating area. It's also great for covering an ugly deck or patio! I love how outdoor rugs have transformed my own patios, and I know you will too! Here's my patio makeover: Most of us don't want to drop $500 on a nice outdoor rug, since it's going to be outside and exposed to the elements. ... Read More about 18 Outdoor Rugs Under $150
Come see our renovated playhouse! This is such a fun backyard hideaway for the kids to play pretend. It's even got a table and a reading nook! Several years ago some neighbors gave us their old Rainbow playhouse/swing set play structure. The Remodel We've moved the thing at least three times, and our current yard didn't have a great flat spot for it. We had a hill in the corner of our yard that wasn't very usable, so we decided to separate the playhouse and swing set. And ... Read More about Playhouse Makeover!
These simple DIY backyard lighting ideas are perfect for patios, decks, pergolas, and parties! String lights, tiki torches, chandeliers, and more! Lighting is a high-impact way to create ambiance in your outdoor living spaces. And of course, it’s nice to be able to see where you’re walking too! Here are some ideas to give your space the gorgeous glow you’re looking for: Backyard Lighting: Before we begin... I approach lighting an outdoor space the same way I would an indoor one. ... Read More about Backyard Lighting Ideas: A Simple Guide for Outdoor Living Spaces
This ocean-themed beach house bunk room is the perfect vacation sleepover spot for the kids. The Ikea MYDAL bunk beds have a built-in storage hack. This is a project my family has been dreaming up for a few years. A bunk room at my parents' beach house for the six grandkids! What could be more fun??? We got it started back in December, and it was a few long months of building and shopping and painting and staining and sewing and sewing and sewing. I even put my house guests ... Read More about Beach House Bunk Room Reveal!