Buffalo Checked DIY Hummingbird feeder heater crate

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Buffalo Checked humming bird feeder heater crate

Buffalo Checked DIY Hummingbird feeder heater crate You might call me a hummingbird fan… After viewing how successful my neighbour next door has been with her hummingbird feeders all summer long, I wanted in! I actually had glass hummingbird feeder, but the red stuff covering the glass part was flaking off. So I decided to […]

Replacing a pvc patio roof

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replacing a pvc patio roof

Replacing a pvc patio roof   I spend a lot of time on my patio. But over time, the roof had really deteriorated. It became an eyesore full of grit I couldn’t clean, and the list of leaks grew by the year. At LONG last, I cannot tell you how thrilled I am to stroke […]

Fall rustic shed with crate window box and directional signs

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rustic fall shed with crate windowbox and directional signs

Fall rustic shed with crate window box and directional signs As most who follow here already, I’ve been working on saving my little rustic garden shed out back this summer. And today, I’m sharing the final reveal… with a fall twist! Welcome to Part 5 – The finally finished fall rustic shed with crate window […]

Building a barn door for a rustic shed

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shed barn door rusty junk hardware

Part 4 – Building a barn door for a rustic shed As most of you already know, I’ve been busy attempting to save my rustic garden shed this summer. From tearing down, to reframing, weatherproofing then finally siding, it’s been an ongoing project that sometimes feels it will ‘never get done…’ But today changes all […]

Installing reclaimed wood shed siding

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shed - adding reclaimed wood siding and shingles

Installing reclaimed wood shed siding & shingled gable Whoop! I finally have yet another installment of the rustic garden shed redo in the Save the Shed series! And today, it’s all about weatherproofing, then installing reclaimed wood shed siding & a shingled gable! This project is taking way longer than I thought it would. But […]

Framing a shed with door making tips

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framing the shed door

Framing a shed with door making tips The little rustic garden shed is looking VERY different these days! Not long ago, the back was completely busted out and the front frame let goat the base. It was a complete Willy Wonka styled mess and I thought it couldn’t be saved. But I was reluctant to […]

Creating a split rail fence garden

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split rail fence garden

I have such a cool LONG awaited yard update to share today, which is all about how I went about creating a split rail fence garden! But let’s get caught up on why… This post contains some affiliate links in which I earn a small percentage if you purchase anything through these links, at no […]

How to build an easy rustic wood garden shed gate

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Today we are revisiting one of my garden sheds that hasn’t yet been completed… but leave it to me to go ahead and add a rustic wood garden shed gate I didn’t even realize I was going to make! Well, I’ve always known I wanted a garden shed gate in this area of the backyard, […]

How to build a rustic screen door from scratch

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diy screen door build

How to build a rustic screen door from scratch Adding ‘professional builder’ to my long list of to-dos was really never in my sights. For the past 10 years, I’ve gotten along with my somewhat primitive (rustic) building techniques teaming up reclaimed wood and screws. Easy! Done! Imperfectly perfect! But then there comes a time […]

Repainting a front door blackish-brown

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With some nice weather this past weekend, I decided to get out the paint brush, and ended up repainting the front door blackish-brown! I’ve always felt painting a front door is one of the easiest, quickest and most price efficient way to enhance a home’s curb appeal. I love changing the tone as desired and […]