Category Archives: backyard bliss

the handmade hideaway {awesome cottage edition}

the handmade hideaway {awesome cottage edition}

One of our very favorite things to see is where our readers absolutely put us to shame come up with beautiful versions of their own, after using ours as a bit of a launching pad. The handmade hideaway {awesome cottage edition}: a fabulous friend puts her own twist on the handmade home’s classic treehouseread more

make your own garden box fence

make your own garden box fence

How to make a simple fence for a raised garden boxread more

handmade hideaway reader love

handmade hideaway reader love

‘Tis the season for building, and we have a little handmade hideaway reader love. All those awesome creations rounded up here to see!read more

spring soiree

spring soiree

The spring weather has arrived in the tropics of south Alabama… Just a few ideas for some spring soiree goodness: how to make a table runner and free watercolor printables!read more

outdoor projects to try this spring

outdoor projects to try this spring

A few outdoor projects to try this spring if you’re feeling restless like us. Silly groundhog. We don’t care what you say. Bring on the warm weather!read more

the back porch makeover {before & after}

the back porch makeover {before & after}

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An old back porch is given a new lease on liferead more

make your own window box

make your own window box

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A fun, easy project to kick off spring!read more

tips for creating an outdoor oasis

tips for creating an outdoor oasis

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Help with creating an outdoor space – our top five tips.read more

how to build a table

how to build a table

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How we turned an old door into a table.read more

how to build a garden box

how to build a garden box

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How we made our simple cedar garden boxes for the back yard!read more

small changes – an update

small changes – an update

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a little update for our back yard!read more

fire pit table top

fire pit table top

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We decided to tackle a really quick, practical project to add to our patio this week.read more

caring for your outdoor space

caring for your outdoor space

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a few tips + tricks on caring for your outdoor space.read more

backyard bliss : sources

backyard bliss : sources

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A few simple sources from our backyard bliss series.read more

simple outdoor light installation

simple outdoor light installation

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Hey Guys! We’re back today with another installation in our backyard bliss series today, and a simple lighting solution for your back yard.read more

how to paint concrete

how to paint concrete

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Today, we thought we’d touch on a few of those things that finally came together to complete the look of our pergola. This was such a long process that happened gradually over timeread more

how to build a pergola

how to build a pergola

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Even though it’s the dead of winter, now really is the perfect time to begin thinking about adding a pergola to your back yard. You can start planning and saving now, as spring is right around the corner. ;}read more

how to install patio pavers and a fire pit

how to install patio pavers and a fire pit

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Good morning weekend warriors, Jamin here again with another installment of our backyard bliss series.read more

how to build a garden box

how to build a garden box

Hello out there in internet land! Me, Jamin here again today, this time with our second how to from our back yard bliss. If you missed the first edition on how to build handmade shutters, you can find it here.read more

how to build shutters

how to build shutters

Today we are going to start with the simplest transformation: Adding DIY shutters. They are so easy peasy, we think you’ll have a blast making them-it’s amazing, the character they can bring to your home.

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