Buffalo Checked DIY Hummingbird feeder heater crate

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Buffalo Checked humming bird feeder heater crate

Learn how to make a charming Buffalo Checked DIY Hummingbird feeder heater crate using red Christmas lights to keep nectar from freezing! You might call me a hummingbirds 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, […]

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 […]

Biking through Island 22 and Cheam Lake Wetlands Regional Parks

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Biking through Island 22 and Cheam Lake Wetlands Regional Parks It’s officially fall on the West coast of BC! And while the leaves are busy turning vibrant tones of orange and yellow, it also means our sunny days are numbered. Once rain season hits, we can be socked in for a good long time. I’ve […]

Building a DIY shed barn door

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Part 4 – Love the look of barn doors? Here’s how to build a shed barn door to enhance your own garden shed! As most of you already know, I’ve been busy attempting to save my rustic garden shed in my backyard this summer. From tearing down, to reframing, weatherproofing then finally siding, it’s been […]

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

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 […]

DIY a beautiful and easy reclaimed wood garden path that won’t rot!

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Create a unique, rustic wooden garden path for your garden or yard in a quick afternoon, with a clever frame that won’t easily rot! Thanks to some really epic summer-like weather recently, I’ve been working on the landscape in the garden and yard areas. Since I removed all my flowerbeds out of the backyard, that […]

Painting a front door black

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Learn easy tips on painting front door black with house trim paint! Full tutorial with front porch tour and other front door color samples. This post was updated on Aug 2022. With some nice weather this past weekend, I decided to get out the paint brush, and ended up repainting the front door blackish-brown! A […]