Creating a split rail fence garden

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split rail fence garden

Creating a 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… Visit Part 2 – How to start a lawn from seed with these epic supplies HERE […]

Repairing the rustic garden shed with demo tips

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Repairing the rustic garden shed with demo tips – Part 1 Can you believe it? I’m writing a post! This summer, I had created a fairly long list of outdoor projects that were LONG overdue. They were delayed due to me never having done those kinds of tasks before. Once our summer heat hit and […]

How to build an easy rustic wood garden shed gate

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Rustic wood garden shed gate 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 […]

How to build a wood DIY screen door from scratch

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diy screen door build

How to build a wood DIY 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 […]

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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Repainting a front door blackish-brown 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 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. […]

Stenciled Buffalo Check front doormat

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Buffalo Checked front door mat

Stenciled Buffalo Check front doormat A cute front door mat has been something I’ve desired for a LONG TIME! I generally pick up those great big industrial black mats from big box stores. They do the trick, but I’ve longed for a little mat stylin’. So last time I visited Ikea, I grabbed a few […]