DIY Hanging Planter and How-to Video

We love getting our patio’s ready for entertaining in the Summer! We always start with a good patio table, a great swing and chairs but we can’t leave out the minor details, that make a huge impact! Like this $30 DIY Hanging Planter that we built! Pieces like this add so much warmth a life {…Read More…}

DIY Outdoor Lounge Chair and How-to Video

It’s officially SUMMER break, here in Texas, and it is already feeling every bit of 100 degrees! I’ve been dreaming, all winter, of a chunky set of Lounge Chairs for our back patio so I decided to give away my old ones and design a new set! I couldn’t love them more! Did I mention {…Read More…}

$10 DIY Succulent Frame

Hey guys! Happy Wednesday!  Ash and I are back with another fun and simple project!  We love succulents and mason jars, so we joined the two to make this super cute $10 DIY Succulent Frame! How fun is that?!  Before we get started, be sure to check out the how-to video HERE or by clicking {…Read More…}

DIY Outdoor Gametable

My favorite time of year is Summer! I love to spend time with my family outside and what better way to spend it than around a cute and fun game table! The table top flips over and you have a choice of a tic-tac-toe game, checkers or chess! Don’t feel like playing a game? This table can {…Read More…}

DIY $25 Cedar Planter and How-to Video

We love decorating our porches when fall rolls around and we thought it would be fitting, for our next How-to, video to show you how to build this super cute, super easy and super inexpensive cedar planter! You can click below or HERE to watch us build this cutie! And, click HERE for the FREE {…Read More…}

DIY Mason Jar Caddy and YouTube Video!

Hey guys! We combined our love of mason jars, storage and wood to make this cutie right here!  First, check out the video to see how we made our DIY Mason Jar Caddy! How fun is that? Super easy build guys! HERE are the FREE PLANS!  Just CLICK HERE to download and print yours!  Here {…Read More…}

DIY Outdoor Spaces and a Giveaway

Hey guys! There is no doubt about it – I LOVE SUMMER! Especially right at the start. I have so many plans for entertaining and hanging out with my family, which of course leads to project ideas! Whitney and I have been members of Ryobi Nation for 4 years now. We contribute our projects to {…Read More…}

Outdoor Patio Revamp

Hey guys!!! I spent much of last weekend prepping our back patio for summer entertaining. We love having  family and friends over, all summer, and I noticed that after two years of the hot Texas sun, my DIY Patio Table was looking kind of sad 🙁 I decided to give my outdoor table a much {…Read More…}

Wayfair Back Patio Makeover!

Many of you may know our deep LOVE of Wayfair… You can find anything on there!  Recently, both Ashley and I were challenged to makeover an outdoor space with Wayfair products.  For me, it couldn’t have come at a better time.  Last year, my stepdad built me an amazing fire pit.  Since then, we have moved {…Read More…}

DIY Dog House

We’ve creeped over 100 degrees here in Texas and it looks like it’s here to stay for a while! We have a little shih-tzu, whom we named Alvin (our son wanted to name him after the Chimpmunk so that he could yell “ALVIN”) and it was better than most of the other names thrown out {…Read More…}

DIY Outdoor Lounge Chairs

The rain has finally let up, down here in Texas, and I couldn’t wait to get busy building this new set of lounge chairs, that I’ve been dreaming of, since we built our house! I had too many pieces of furniture to build for the inside of our home, last summer, so I had to save {…Read More…}

DIY Front Porch Ornament Stand

Hey there! It’s Day 10 in our 12 Days of Christmas series! Today’s project is a twist on some of our favorite outdoor posts that we’ve done! It’s super easy and quick to build and it will look so darn cute outside your front door! Did I mention you can build it for under $15? 🙂 {…Read More…}

DIY Air Compressor Cart

Hey there! We are back for Day 3 in our 12 Days of Christmas series! One of our favorite deals that we have found this season is the new Ryobi Compressor Combo Kit! It is only $199 (at Home Depot and thehomedepot.com) and you get an 18-gauge brad nailer, 16-gauge finish nailer, a stapler, a {…Read More…}

Front Door Christmas Decorating!

Today we are kicking off our 12 Days of Christmas series!  We have teamed up with a few of our good friends to share 12 days in a row of holiday inspiration.  So… Sit back, grab a coffee and here we go! Today’s project came as a bit of a challenge.  Recently, we were approached {…Read More…}

DIY Modular Sectional – Corner Piece Plans

Hey guys!! I’m back today to share the corner piece plans to the Modular Sectional I built! If you missed the plans for the other pieces you can see them HERE! To print the plans for the corner piece, you can click the image below or HERE. A big thanks to Jay from Jay’s Custom {…Read More…}

DIY Modular Outdoor Seating

Hey there! Living in Texas, Fall is the BEST time for us to spend outdoors! One of the big reasons we picked the house plans that we did, when we built our house, was the balcony! I dreamed of a giant comfy sectional – the kind I see in expensive magazines – and of course {…Read More…}

DIY Plant Stand

I am so excited to share my latest project with you!  This one couldn’t be more simple… and fun!  Check out my DIY Plant Stand! How cute are those?? You guys are going to love how simple these babies are…  And cheap!  The stands can be modified to any pot, and the cost of wood {…Read More…}

DIY Tiled Bar – Free Plans and a Giveaway!

The weather is FINALLY cooling off here and we are so excited to spend the Fall outside on our back patio!  We like to spend a lot of family time and entertain during football season and my hubby and I have been talking about how fun it would be to have a little bar area {…Read More…}

My New Wood-Tex Shed and a Fun Behind-the-Scenes Video!

Yep!  I loved Whitney’s Wood-Tex shed so much that we jumped on the bandwagon and got one too!  Here she is 🙂 We moved into our new home back in February and our two-car garage has been over-run by kids riding toys and lawn equipment! We have always loved Whitney’s Wood-Tex shed and I see so {…Read More…}

DIY Address Number Wall Planter

Today I am sharing a project I started over a month ago.  The entire thing took me about 30 minutes to finish, but I somehow managed to take a month to get the darn thing photographed.  I blame a crazy summer with 5 kiddos 😉 We have some blank space on the wall by our {…Read More…}

DIY Rolling Storage Cart

Hey guys!  We’ve got a great storage organization project for you today! With lots of kiddos, we have lots of toys in our garages!  We got together with our friends at Ryobi to provide you guys (and us) with a great, easy and multi-functional storage cart to get those toys off the garage floor!  From {…Read More…}

DIY Outdoor Benches for my Table

Hey there! As, promised, I am back with the matching benches to my Outdoor Dining Table!  If you missed the free plans and the Outdoor Table tutorial, you can see it HERE!  The benches are so great with the table but they would make great stand-alone benches too! What do you think???  You may not {…Read More…}

DIY Adirondack Chair – Bar Height

Hey guys!  We are super excited to share this fun project with you today!  Everyone loves a great outdoor chair, to lounge in, especially in the summer!  We’ve got a fun spin on an adirondack chair! How fun is this?!  It’s bar height, giant and super sturdy and comfy! I built it for our back {…Read More…}

DIY Bottle Opener

Hey guys!  I have a quick and easy project for you, today, that would make a great Father’s Day gift and it’s easy enough that the kids could help! I was able to use my cedar fence plank scraps from my DIY Planters so my cost was only in the metal hardware and the bottle {…Read More…}

DIY Outdoor Table for $65!

Spring is one of my favorite times of year so, I had to take a break from furnishing our new home and move outside to our patio! I’ve been dying to build an outdoor table for this space and with a few 2×4’s and 2×6’s, I created this super stout and GORGEOUS outdoor table for {…Read More…}

DIY Planter Box Bench

I am so pleased with how this project turned out!  I have been on the fence about what to do to the front of my Woodtex shed.  Seriously, a shed this cute deserves something as cute to dress it up, right??  I wanted to add some flowers and add a bit of function at the {…Read More…}

DIY Cedar Planter Box

Hey there!  I love this project today!  It’s super easy, requires minimal tools and it’s quick and cheap – doesn’t get any better right? Did I mention it’s versatile? 🙂  So, here’s the story! We decided to have friends and family over for a cook out, this weekend. Being in a new house (you can {…Read More…}

$10 Ladder Planter

I’ve been wanting a fun planter for a space on my back patio for a long time.  I LOVE how this baby turned out! Check out my $10 DIY Ladder Planter! How fun is that?  This is such a fun and simple build! As always, we have FREE plans for this project!  You can download {…Read More…}

$10 DIY Glass Bottle & Wood Vase

Hey friends!  Thanks so much for stopping by!  To keep up with all of our DIY projects, be sure to FOLLOW us on Instagram and Pinterest! I am so happy about this project turned out!  Our friends at Ryobi Nation challenged us to come up with a project that repurposes an item to create something {…Read More…}

Super Easy DIY Garage Shelves

Hey guys!!!  I took a break from house projects, last weekend and spent a little time getting my shop set up! It’s still a work in progress but I wanted to share these easy and inexpensive shelves that I installed.  They are perfect for any garage, shop or closet and it’s that time of year {…Read More…}