How to Shop for an Adirondack Chair

Classic Adirondack chairs are designed for maximum relaxation outdoors, whether you’re sipping tea on the patio or soaking up some sun poolside. The Adirondack chair provides excellent support due to its backward sloping seat and back that sits close to the ground. Many types of Adirondack chairs feature contoured seats and backs for additional comfort. The wide arms provide a convenient place to balance a … Continue reading How to Shop for an Adirondack Chair

Organize Your Tools with These Easy Projects

Anyone who enjoys spending time working on their yard or garden knows that having a pair of gloves, a set of pruning shears, or any other basic tool can make accomplishing tasks fast and easy. Using a toolbox is a quick fix, but why not exercise those creative muscles and put together a DIY tools storage space or a DIY tools organizer? These nifty projects … Continue reading Organize Your Tools with These Easy Projects

5 DIY Gardening Projects for Summer

Are you a seasoned gardener who spends hours outside, carefully tilling soil, weeding, and planting? Or is your green thumb not so green? Whether you’re a master gardener or someone who can’t keep a plant alive, gardens—even small ones—add a tailored look to any outdoor space. Fortunately, you don’t have to go all in with hundreds of sculpted bushes and hard-to-care-for plants. Here are five … Continue reading 5 DIY Gardening Projects for Summer

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Easy DIY Projects to Upgrade Your Outdoor Space

As summer approaches, it’s prime time for some DIY projects for your outdoor living space or garden area. Whether you’re looking to entertain guests on your patio or porch, or spend some time outdoors to up your home’s curbside appeal, we’ve got three project ideas that range from rustic and challenging to practical and easy.   Aged Terracotta Pots You’ll Need: Terracotta pots Garden lime … Continue reading Easy DIY Projects to Upgrade Your Outdoor Space

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DIY Winter Floral Arrangements and Freshly Arranged Containers

Spring flowers get all the good press—those bursts of fiery magenta, vibrant oranges, and crimson reds. But just because blooming season comes to a close doesn’t mean you can’t decorate your outdoor space with colorful potted arrangements and stunning tabletop centerpieces. If you’re looking for flowers and plants to create your own patio winter wonderland, look no farther than our winter plant and flower guide. … Continue reading DIY Winter Floral Arrangements and Freshly Arranged Containers

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How to Purchase Patio Furniture

How much time do you take searching for the perfect living room sofa or the right style chair for a space? Usually, you don’t just run to the store and pick one up along with your groceries. Think of your outdoor furniture as an investment in your outdoor living space. Patio furniture is still furniture, and making the right investment will ensure you love your deck … Continue reading How to Purchase Patio Furniture

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DIY Outdoor Fun & Games for the Family

With the Fourth of July fast approaching, we’ll all soon be busy gathering hot dogs, hamburgers, sparklers, and outdoor entertainment for guests. While setting up a sprinkler for the kids is always a great go-to, here are just a few DIY game/activity ideas to consider (and with plenty of time to get them ready for the 4th!). Ladder and Bean Bag Toss You’ll need: A standard height … Continue reading DIY Outdoor Fun & Games for the Family

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Bring the Movies to Your Backyard Space

Want to create some backyard family fun this summer? Below is a simple DIY on how to make your own outdoor movie screen. Whether you invite the next-door neighbors, a group of kids, or you just want an intimate date night with your other half, grab a bowl of popcorn, a large Coke, and curl up in front of your very own “silver screen.” Here’s what you’ll need … Continue reading Bring the Movies to Your Backyard Space

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Warm Up With a DIY Fire Pit

There’s nothing like roasting hot dogs or marshmallows over a crackling fire as bright specks of ember rise into the night air. A backyard fire pit is the perfect gathering spot for friends and family—a place to enjoy an impromptu cookout, a few drinks, and plenty of conversation. Don’t have a fire pit? No problem. Here’s our ultimate do-it-yourself pit, which you can create in a weekend (actually…start … Continue reading Warm Up With a DIY Fire Pit