Way to prune those trees, yard messin’ Walter!

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Someone’s been messin’ with my yard again. And that would be Walter. Every late fall, Walter pays a visit with his hedge trimmer and clippers and such and prunes my trees into new hairdos. Did you just gasp? Good call! This man does the most gorgeous shrub trimming I’ve ever laid eyes on. I love […]

The cute little shed in the middle of fall

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The cute little shed in the middle of fall wears fall well. The canning jar lid wreath continues to rust away in the most perfect of ways. Isn’t it interesting how some lids didn’t rust? I love the quirky mix! The grapevine gone crazy is spectacular this time of year, wearing it’s vivid yellow self. […]

Reclaimed garden features at a Hope garden centre

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This magical find of reclaimed garden features at a Hope garden centre called Mountain Border Floral in Hope, BC Canada was a complete and wonderful fluke! When my son was at camp, I had a full day to tour the little town of Hope at my complete and utter leisure. Do you have any idea how thrilling […]

The little rustic garden shed that could

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Once upon a time, there was a little rustic garden shed that needed some love. Actually, it wasn’t a garden shed at all. It was a messed up greenhouse! With beams exposed and plastic ripped, the greenhouse needed a new life. A morph if you will.  (edited to add: the cow mural was painted by […]

Rustic garden shed 4 – the reveal!

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    If you’ve always desired a rustic garden shed, this is the post for you. This little garden shed started off as a greenhouse that had seen much better days. Today, it’s a little rustic gem that takes centre stage in the backyard.  This project is PERFECT for non builders as the entire structure […]

Rustic garden shed 3 – a gate and a crate flowerbox

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The day I landed this sweet little metal gate at the dump, my heart smiled! The gate will soon become a flower trellis for the rustic garden shed. But it has a special place it will be tucked into…   This firetruck parts crate turned crate flowerbox was the perfect size for the garden shed! […]

Rustic garden shed 2 – building a barnwood door

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  Rustic garden shed 2 – building a barnwood door I built a barnwood door from reclaimed fencing wood! And I cheated yet again. The wood strips weren’t perfect width wise and my attempt at ripping one down to fit didn’t go so well, so because of the magic yet again of all those screws, […]

Rustic garden shed part 1 – the build

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This is a story of a morph. From greenhouse to rustic garden shed, this build was truly so very easy. This is a little greenhouse I have tucked in my backyard. I use it to store my firewood. And it’s currently an eyesore. I knew I wanted to eventually do something to it, but wasn’t […]