(Updated 2022) This beautiful DIY purple bird bath was a huge hit on Hometalk and it only took about 5 minutes to complete, it just doesn’t get any easier! This repurposed vase and plate were the perfect second-hand finds. I spotted the vase in a corner of a thrift shop, obscured by a variety of… Continue reading Beautiful Purple DIY Bird Bath
Category: DIY PATIO/GARDEN
Beautiful yard and garden projects and ideas from repurposed, reused and salvaged elements
25 Creative Ways to Add Color to Your Outdoor Space
I love earthy tones but who says bright colors can't be considered earthy too? Vibrant colors are found throughout nature in rocks and gems, flowers, fruit & berries, seashells and sunsets to name just a few and there are lots of great ways to incorporate them when you're decorating your patio or yard. Here are… Continue reading 25 Creative Ways to Add Color to Your Outdoor Space
DIY Up-Cycled Blue Jay Bird-Feeder or Bird-Bath
I found this wonderful platter at the Thrift Store and knew it would work perfectly for some type of bird bath or feeder. The colors are so vibrant and Blue Jays just happen to be my husbands favorite bird and they visit us often at the lake and stay late into the fall and some… Continue reading DIY Up-Cycled Blue Jay Bird-Feeder or Bird-Bath
DIY Bird Bath With A Whimsical Surprise
I love DIY bird baths! This one was designed with a very special friend in mind. It reflects the "natural" essence and beauty of who she is and her love of nature and birds and best of all it has a whimsical surprise! The vision for this started when I found the platter. What was… Continue reading DIY Bird Bath With A Whimsical Surprise
What Your Fresh-Cut Flowers Want You To Know!
I can't be the only one who's been given a beautiful bouquet of flowers only to find them drooping two days later! It use to make me so frustrated until I finally discovered how to extend their life and vibrancy. Before I knew it, my wilted cut flower disappointments were a thing of the past.… Continue reading What Your Fresh-Cut Flowers Want You To Know!
Fabulous Fall D.I.Y Outdoor Decorating Inspirations
Fall brings with it a myriad of colors and textures that combined are the perfect decorative elements for your yard, porch, picnic or patio. Get inspired and incorporate the beauty of nature and the vibrant essence of autumn in your outdoor decorating. Here's a few great ideas from some creative and talented folks who bring… Continue reading Fabulous Fall D.I.Y Outdoor Decorating Inspirations
37 Insanely Cool DIY Bird Baths!
I had an amazing response to my blog DIY Purple Platter Bird Bath made from a reused vase and platter so for those of you Bird Bath enthusiasts here is a collection of some additional DIY Bird Baths that might catch your eye and inspire you. If you do make a Bird Bath, be sure to share it… Continue reading 37 Insanely Cool DIY Bird Baths!
8 DIY Patio Accents That Will Make You Say “I Want!”
Are you dreaming of that beautiful outdoor space? No money? No time? No DIY Experience? No Problem! Anyone can create beautiful, unique and functional patio accents like these on even the tightest budget. Start searching for your treasures in the basement, the relative's attic, thrift stores or garage sales and turn something old into something beautiful and new! #1 CD Rack Turned… Continue reading 8 DIY Patio Accents That Will Make You Say “I Want!”