Outdoor Projects

Bring The Hawaiian Tropics To Your Yard

You don’t have to be in Hawaii to feel like you’re in Hawaii

If Hawaii or some other tropical destination is your dream vacation, why not bring the vacation to…
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DIY Tiki Torches and Plant Labels

Tiki torch lamps add so much beauty and summer tropics to your outdoor space
But why not make it yourself? All you need are some wine bottles, or water…
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How to Make an Adirondack Chair

Summer living screams spending time relaxing on some comfy patio furniture 
And while there are a lot of great options to choose from at your favorite store, or showroom, Eric…
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Pond Plant Shopping List

What to buy for your pond
A pond comes to life when you bring in aquatic plants or pond plants that give it that natural, rich and lush feel that…
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Eric’s Pond is Done

After several weeks of serious digging, planning and hard work…
Eric now has that pond he’s been hoping for! For him, the deadline of his son’s graduation party in their…
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Eric’s Pond Project – Final Week Left

After Eric’s trip to the Big Box store
In search of a broom, and a “few succulents” led to a big DIY waterfall and pond in the backyard project-…
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Aquatic Plants – Making Your Pond Lush

Yes the look and sound of trickling water is peaceful and gorgeous
But when you add the color, the texture and symmetry of water plants it takes that water feature…
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Eric’s Pond –The Pump and Lighting

Eric’s DIY project
Eric has been busy putting a pond, and waterfall feature in the backyard of his home is making great progress! I know how life-changing a pond can…
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What to Buy in May for Your Home

From mattresses, to home office equipment to patio furniture
May is a great time to find deals on all of this stuff! Who knew? And around Memorial Day weekend…
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A Small Sleeping Porch Inspired by Old Ships

Three ships painted on wood paneled murphy beds tucked into the wall
These ships became the inspiration for designer Paul Divine who transformed the Sleeping Porch in this year’s…
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