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How to Build a Pergola - DIY Building a Pergola. Here's a structure that won't provide shelter from wind or rain, and is only marginally better when it comes to the midday sun.

How to Build a Pergola - DIY Building a Pergola

So, why build it? Because in the absence of walls and a roof, it defines an outdoor space without constraining it. It's a unique architectural blend that places you both inside and out at the same time. The structure is called a pergola, and it's just the thing to bring backyard landscaping to life. Pergolas were common features of Italian Renaissance gardens, often covering walkways or serving as grape arbors. Our pergola fits on an 8-ft. square, but it's easy to modify it to suit your site. Model designed in Alibre Design Xpress.

Awesome Fire Pit Swing Set. What’s better than sitting around a campfire in the summer evenings?

Awesome Fire Pit Swing Set

A beautiful summer evening with a backyard fire pit is the perfect gathering spot for family and friends. How does it look this place ? Materials: 6- Bags of Sacreete (or Quickcreete – whatever you call it) one for each upright. 6- 6x6x10’s (for the uprights) 6- 6x6x8’s for the top sections 6- 2x6x8’s for the stabilizers that go kitty corner on top of 6×6’s (for strength) 24- 3/8’s x 8″ lags for laggin the top horizontal pieces to the uprights (countersunk) 24- 4″ Deck screws for screwing the top pieces together horizontally before lagging them. 24 – 3″ Deck screws for screwing the top 2×6 stabilizers to the 6×6’s 10- 3/8×8″ eyebolts with nuts and washers for hanging the swings. How to Create an Outdoor Lounge Bed. Outdoor Canopy Daybed. The free content provicded by this website is made possible by the following current sponsors.

Outdoor Canopy Daybed

Thank you! DIY: Pallet sofa. Thank you so much for your input on my flea market find yesterday.

DIY: Pallet sofa

Easy DIY Hanging Daybed : Outdoors. Outdoor Rug With Painted Stripes. Pallet loungers. Some of you may remember a while back when I made these beauties from some pallets.

Pallet loungers

Someone requested a tutorial and I'm happy to oblige, especially since I was planning on doing that anyway when they were all done. At the time they were only primed white and now they're a bright and luscious red :) So I took a few more pics and decided it was tutorial time! Ok, maybe tutorial isn't the right word because I don't really have any before or during pics (!) But I'll at least be telling you how I went about it. As you can see from the pictures they're really easy and you can probably figure it out just from looking at them, but here we go just the same.

I can also add that my lack of before and during pics are due to the fact that I didn't know if it was going to turn out well or not. Materials Four pallets of the same size, preferably rectangular One pallet slightly wider than your other pallets, more square than rectangular Scrap 2X4s or pallet scraps of the 2X4 kind 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Ps. DIY > COLOURFUL SWING. Header 1) Wooden chip plank2) Rope3) Fabric in different colours.


When I had the idea in my head it all seemed so difficult. I had too many questions. How to Make Stepping Stones - with a Cake Pan. Posted on May 30, 2012 by Christina.

How to Make Stepping Stones - with a Cake Pan

Fruit Wooden Box Table. Hoy quiero enseñaros una de los primeros DIY para mi casa, esta mesa hecha con cajas de fruta.

Fruit Wooden Box Table

Paso todo los días por delante de una frutería que deja todas las cajas vacías en la calle y yo pensaba, pues que lástima algo podría hacer yo con ellas. Asi que le pedí un par al frutero y manos a la obra! Y es facilísimo, os cuento qué necesitamos. 1.Un par de cajas de fruta, cuanto más fuerte sea la madera, mejor. 2.Un bote de pintura para madera y una brocha 3.Un par de ratitos para dar varias manos de pintura... y ya tenemos una mesa bien bonita y bien barata!

¿Qué os ha perecido? Besitos. Dixie Cup Garland. Aug 10 Cuteness alert coming right at you, but how fun is this little DIY project, guys?

Dixie Cup Garland

I found the original inspiration on Pinterest (the ‘lamp shades’ were covered in Hallowe’en hued paper) but figured I’d give it a go using my fave hues. Wouldn’t this garland be absolutely fabulous for a bridal shower, an outdoor wedding and or even the most perfect addition to a nursery in lieu of a night light? Check out the awesome step by step photos below shot by the always wonderful Jenna. Stone Heart. Hanging Chair. I am on the prowl for a hanging wicker basket chair for our home.

Hanging Chair

I fell in love with these chairs on a recent vacation where every balcony at the hotel had one. It is super cozy and it brings you back to childhood days no matter how old you are. That one (above) was big enough for hubby and I to doze off in almost every night and I thought, how fun would it be to have this at home...In the living room, our room or even in the kids room-hung low enough for them to climb in and out for story time or nap time.