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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Garden-themed reclaimed wood walkway

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Garden-themed reclaimed wood walkway Recently with some really epic summer-like weather in our favor, I’ve been working in the garden and the outside of the house. Since I removed all my flowerbeds out of the backyard, that area is so easy to keep up! But my front yard is quite another thing… Most of the […]

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 […]

The rustic garden shed during fall

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rustic garden shed during fall

The rustic garden shed during fall There’s always this magical moment when the leaves are falling like rain while still wearing most of them. The grapevine starts to change colour from the truck first, with the leaves morphing from their crisp green to vivid tones of orange, lime and yellow. That’s prime time to dash […]

A pallet wood sofa that’s also a lounger!

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patio with pallet lounger

I’m blaming this pallet wood sofa that’s also a lounger project on my friend Cindy. Or I should say, thanking her! I spotted Cindy’s gorgeous summer patio decked out with cozy loungers on her Instagram stories, which looked so comfy! So I started pricing some loungers out. The ones I wanted were SO expensive… ugh. […]