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Porch and Patio Ideas for Summer

Great ideas for your outdoor space! A collection of lovely porch and patio ideas shared at Project Inspire{d} link party.

Project Inspire{d} Features: Porch and Patio Ideas for Summer DIY Faux Wood Floor by Rust and Ruffles Easy DIY Picnic Table by Kleinworth & Co. Summertime Alfresco Fiesta by Must Love Home Step Outside by While I Linger Furnishing a Small Deck by Create and Babble Small Porch Decorating Ideas by Worthing Court Stenciled Wooden Planter by Vintage Paint and More Make Citronella Candles by Marty's … [Read more...]

Beachy Chair Makeover

How to makeover a garage sale chair into a beautiful Beachy Chair. It's easy and the results are beautiful.

This post is sponsored by DecoArt, where I'm a Core Blogger. Beachy Chair Makeover Have you ever spotted a piece of furniture at a garage sale or second hand store and just KNEW you could fix it up and make it beautiful? Me too... that's what happened with this chair.   When I first spotted this it, I saw so much potential. It had beautiful relief work that I knew could really pop if I painted and sanded it. The … [Read more...]

18 Refreshing Summer Drinks

!8 Refreshing Summer Drinks

18 Refreshing Summer Drinks Fresh Blueberry Slushy from Living the Gourmet Lavender Lemonade from The Turquoise Home The Best White Sangria and Virgin Sangria Ever from Sweet C Designs Blood Orange Paloma from Just Us Four Blog Coconut Sunrise Cocktail from Lip Gloss and Crayons Create Your Own Frozen Lemonade Bar from A Pretty Life in the Suburbs Pretzel and Peanut Butter Milkshake from Growing up Gabel Peach … [Read more...]

DIY Father’s Day Gift

Fun DIY Father's Day Gift idea, an "I'm Nuts About You" Caddy. A whimsical, thoughtful and useful present for Dad.

This post is sponsored by DecoArt, where I'm a Core Blogger DIY Father's Day Gift Dads give us so much comfort and love, we're nuts about them, right? So why not show Dad how you feel about him with a DIY Father's Day Gift... of nuts! Supplies: DecoArt Olde Worlde Decou-Page Paper, DecoArt Decou-page, wooden caddy from Michaels, #1 Dad wood piece from Michaels, three Mason Jars, shipping tags, scissors, a nail … [Read more...]

Summer Front Porch Spruce Up

Summer Front Porch Spruce Up, using things you already have to create a lovely front porch area.

Summer Front Porch Spruce Up & Giveaway Hi Friends, I'm thrilled to be part of the Sensational Summer Spaces Blog Hop & Giveway! Enter to win $300(!) and be sure to visit all the other participating blogs to get some serious summer inspiration. But first.. my porch and how I took it from SAD to GLAD! The front porch area has been neglected since the winter. I did have a few flowers in a pot, but other than … [Read more...]

Starfish Candle Holder and Printable

How to DIY a Starfish Candle Holder out of a flower pot. A easy beachy craft and decor project, plus lovely printable inspirational art.

Starfish Candle Holder and Printable Art Hi Friends! Welcome to the first day of the Seashell Crafts Event. I'm excited to be joining eleven other bloggers for three days of seashell crafts, just in time for summer! So we all have extra flower pots, right? Here's a great upcycle/recycle idea for pot and saucer. Supplies: Flower pot, acrylic paint (this is Bahama Blue from DecoArt), a sealer like DuraClear Ultra … [Read more...]

Great Ideas for the Grad

Great Ideas for the grad including gifts, party decor and more.

Catch these ideas LIVE on KOMO-TV on Monday May 18th at 4pm Great Ideas for the Grad Graduation is an exciting time for students and their families. Here are some great DIY ideas for the grad, from gift ideas to party decor... there are many thoughtful and festive projects you can do. Grad Candy Jar Supplies: Materials: Terra Cotta Flower Pot and saucer, Glass Bowl or Beta Fish Bowl, E-6000 Glue, DecoArt … [Read more...]

3 Beachy Mason Jar Candle Ideas

3 Beachy Mason Jar Candle Ideas: How to style your Mason Jars three different pretty ways, perfect for summer decor or entertaining at the beach or at the lake!

3 Beachy Mason Jar Candle Ideas Summer is almost here and that means plenty of entertaining outside, hopefully at the beach house or lake cabin (a girl can dream anyway)! Here are three ideas that will take you minutes to do but that will add a lot to your decor or summer soiree. You probably already have all or most of these supplies.  Supplies: Mason Jars, burlap ribbon {mine is from Michaels}, Tea Light Inserts … [Read more...]

Ice Cream Fund Mason Jar

DIY Ice Cream Fund Mason Jar, a fun way to recycle a Mason Jar plus free printable art.

Ice Cream Fund Mason Jar & Printable Art We all scream for ice cream in the summer right? Here's an easy way to transform a plain jar into a cute Ice Cream Fund Mason Jar. Then you can put all your spare coins in it and buy LOTS of ice cream!  Supplies:  Mason Jar (this one is from the Target Dollar Bin), white primer, Chalky Finish Paint in Refreshing, Chalkboard Paint, metal piggy bank insert, Americana … [Read more...]

Mason Jar Lantern

How to make a Mason Jar Lantern, a super simple project that adds a lot to a flower pot or garden.

Mason Jar Lantern It's Day 2 of our Summer in Jars series! Today I'm bringing the Mason Jar OUTDOORS for a super easy project that adds a lot to your space. Supplies: Green Tinted Jar, metal hanger, Mason Jar Tealight Holder from Darice, monogram vinyl. I found all these items at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames in Redmond, WA. Step 1: Following package instructions, apply the vinyl to the jar. Step 2: Add the … [Read more...]