background preloader

How to create a sunken trampoline - little green fingers

How to create a sunken trampoline - little green fingers
I think a sunken trampoline has to be my favourite family garden feature. It's a simple enough idea but solves so many headaches. It's safer, less intrusive and popular with everyone. I have sunken a couple myself. Well, to be more accurate, I've sunken the same one twice (note to self - decide where to put the thing and don't change your mind after 12 months). So what do you do...? First, measure up - I would say buy a relatively large trampoline (ours is 14') but make sure that it won't dominate the garden. And that's it, except to say, sunken trampolines might be safer, but not so safe that you shouldn't supervise very carefully. Oh and if you want to see a couple of films about putting in sunken trampoines and how to maintain them, check these out below:

Build a PVC Greenhouse How to build a PVC greenhouse to extend growing seasons. Free plans and projects out of PVC pipe. DIY green house to raise or grow plants at home. PVC Greenhouse Built by Michael Arnold. Return to pictures of PVC projects Planting A Pineapple Did y’all know that you can take this and turn it into… This? And that this will eventually produce… This? Yes, I’m talking about turning your average, ordinary grocery store pineapple into a tropical showpiece within your home. Planting a Pineapple 1. 2. 3. In 24 months (sounds better than two years) it will look like this. You will have an actual, large, utterly delicious pineapple in 24-36 months. The thought of growing my own pineapple always makes me smile and giggle just a little bit. Now what am I supposed to do with all of this leftover pineapple? I see something sweet coming soon. While you’re waiting for me to make something yummy with the leftovers, go ahead and plant a pineapple. Be adventurous plant a pineapple. Hugs, Tickled Red *Please bear in mind that I am not a hortoculturist. Tagged as: Gardening, Pineapple, Tropical Fruit

Water Marble Tutorial. Supplies: orange stick or... Water Marble Tutorial. Supplies: orange stick or toothpick, shot glass or cup (the smaller the circumference, the less polish you end up wasting), room temp. water, nail polish, tape (optional, but it helps with the clean up) I like to begin by prepping my nails with base coat and one coat of polish. Here I used China Glaze Innocence for a nice neutral base. Steps: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Most importantly, have fun! We would love to see pictures of all your water marbling attempts, so get dipping!

Sunken Trampoline - How to Sink a Trampoline in the Ground | Atlantic Trampolines Blog It is becoming increasingly popular to install your trampoline in the garden at ground level by sinking it into the ground. This has a number of advantages, firstly a sunken trampoline is less visible so will be less obvious and will not spoil the look of your garden as much as it might do otherwise. Also, with a sunken trampoline you do not need a trampoline safety enclosure, which can look unslightly and saves money too. Secondly, there is less distance for people to fall off a sunken trampoline and injure themselves and thirdly younger children can play on the sunken trampoline without needing assistance in getting on it and with less risk of them falling off. Fourthly, you will not need to move the trampoline at intervals to avoid damage to the grass underneath or when cutting the grass. One leading garden designer says, “I think a sunken trampoline has to be my favorite family garden feature. Here are some tips if you are considering sinking a trampoline in your own garden:

How-To - Dirt Cheap Wall-Sized Whiteboards - __Update3:__ Somewhere between Wordpress, TextMate, and the Markdown plugin, my post got corrupted and ended up in mixed HTML/Markdown. It should be fixed now. Updated Update: FYI… As the weather gets hotter and more humid here in Seattle, my board has started to noticeably warp and it doesn’t lean nicely on my wall anymore. This obviously won’t be a problem if you mount the board directly to the wall, but if you want a freestanding board like me, you may want to look into using a stiffer backing board such as real plywood or OSB, or build a stiffer frame. I’m going to look at building a frame out of 1"x1" on the back of the board to stiffen it up. Update: Welcome, Makers! Disclaimer: I can’t claim to have come up with this myself. I’ll admit it, I’m a geek, and a very visually-oriented geek at that. Unfortunately, big whiteboards are expensive. More details after the jump. Step 1: Procure Your Supplies While you’re at it, also pick up a matching 4'x8' sheet of luan plywood. Step 2: Glue

Song Lyric Wall Art / D.I.Y. Project - A Beautiful Mess - StumbleUpon A couple weeks ago, I found a paint-by-number at an unbeatable price. I can't pass these things up even though I already owned this particular design. I thought that I could maybe use it to make a fun D.I.Y., but my new rule is that all thrifts that I purchase with the intent of restyling need to get done right away. Here's how I did it... I displayed our piece in our bedroom, on Jeremy's side of the bed. A couple weeks ago, I found a paint-by-number at an unbeatable price.

Replace Your Bulky Keychain - Keyport Slide and Blades | Keyport, Inc. Keyport products are proudly designed, manufactured, and assembled in the USA. Keys have been around for centuries and they aren’t going anywhere anytime soon. Keychains however, are a thing of the past. Each Slide has a unique serial number. Infusing utility with style, Keyport replaces the out-of-date keychain by streamlining your most important personal everyday carry items (keys, USB flash drive, mini-light, bottle opener, loyalty tags, pen, plus many more in development) into one indispensable gadget. Small enough to fit comfortably in the fifth pocket of a pair of jeans, the Keyport provides access to any of the items with just the slide of a thumb. In short, the Keyport Slide is a cool keychain alternative, a very useful tech gadget, a must-have fashion accessory, and the perfect gift. Do you wish you could just carry one cool, compact, convenient, and customized device that doesn’t require both hands to operate?

Sunken Trampoline InstallationEden Sunken Trampolines *Launched in June 2014* Sunken Trampoline Installation Service Sunken trampolines are the new ‘must have’ garden toy. By sinking a trampoline you create a fun way for children to run on and off the trampoline and reduce the risk of falling from a height. Sinking trampolines can be tricky, particularly if you decide to sink your existing trampoline. Alternatively you can look at kit which has thought all this through, tried and tested and worked out a brilliant way of minimising the hassle of a sunken trampoline. The kit (designed by Capital Play and supplied and installed by eDEN) is robust and high quality, it contains the trampoline and a retaining wall built within the structure. eDEN Sunken Trampolines will aim to fit your trampoline in ONE DAY.

More DIY Ideas: Creative Salvage Makeovers One of my favorite topics to blog about is DIY / Makeover project ideas. I really wish I lived in a house with a garage and/or backyard (instead of an apartment) so I could take on more of my own DIY weekend projects...but for now, I"ll just have to settle with scoping out other people's fabulous transformations for inspiration. I found this gallery via Sunset Magazine with some great ideas! Do you have any DIY projects in the works? Please share :) BEFORE (ABOVE): Chandelier lampshades and lumber BEFORE (ABOVE): Window frames, lumber and door hinges BEFORE (ABOVE): Old mismatched candlesticks BEFORE (ABOVE): $45 Outdated Table from Craigslist BEFORE (ABOVE): Shabby dresser found on Craigslist BEFORE (ABOVE): Wooden Spools BEFORE (ABOVE): Salvaged ladders / lumber / dresser drawers....

DIY Project: Repurposing your maps! Good Morning darlings...Hope you have a fabulous day today!! With the use of GPS there is really not much use to all those maps we collected through out time...but somehow I have a hard time throwing them away. How about this lovely way of repurposing them?? Can you think of any other great way of repurposing your maps?? {Image via 1. Brake Shoes - Rear | 2002 Ford Ranger 4WD 6 Cylinders E 4.0L EFI SOHC Find a Repair Shop For the Professional Welcome, Log In My Zone AutoZone Brake Shoes - Rear My Vehicles Find a Store My Cart Batteries Belts and Hoses Brakes and Traction Control Climate Control Collision, Body Parts and Hardware Cooling and Heating Drivetrain Electrical and Lighting Emission Control Engine Management Exhaust Exterior External Engine Filters and PCV Fuel Delivery Gaskets Ignition and Tune Up Interior Internal Engine Performance Powertrain Routine Maintenance Starting and Charging Suspension and Steering Tire and Wheel Tools and Equipment Towing Trailer Wiring Trim Accessories Truck Accessories Wiper Blades See Deals and Savings > /images/MEDIA_ProductCatalog/m90013_accessoriesv1_over.gif Accessories Air Conditioning Accessories and Parts Electrical Electronics Exhaust Accessories Fluids and Chemicals Lighting Miscellaneous Non-Automotive Products Miscellaneous Repair Parts NFL Merchandise Safety and Security Specialty and Non-Automotive Batteries Suspension/Steering Accessories and Parts Tools, Garage and Equipment Engine

Plum 10ft In-Ground Trampoline Take 3 Option Buy Now Pay Later20% off your first credit orderLow Monthly Payments 1x Plum 10ft In-Ground Trampoline £87.50 for 3 months Take 3 and pay £87.50 for 3 months and opt out of interest. 1 month = 28 days. You can pay what you want when you want, if you pay the balance in full by the end of the payment free period, you will avoid any interest. Buy Now Pay Later for up to 12 months when you spend £150 or more. In checkout you can choose: Buy Now Pay Later for 6 months when you spend £100 or more (1 month = 28 days)Buy Now Pay Later for 12 months when you spend £150 or more (12 calendar months) The payment free period will start from the date of order (including for those items which are purchased on pre-order and/or are not ready for immediate dispatch). Over 18s only. Open a Very Account today! The 20% discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer and cannot be used on the following ranges: iPhones, audio, gaming, computers, projectors, tablets. Over 18’s only.