Upcycled Garden Bench – DIY

Upcycled Garden Bench – DIY

Have some old lumber laying around? Try making a garden bench like I did!  This time we’re using wood which otherwise would have gone to the landfill. This bench was built using old left over wood from a few different projects around the house. Some of the wood...
Our DIY Backyard Makeover

Our DIY Backyard Makeover

DIY Backyard Makeover As new homeowners, we knew we wanted to put in some sweat equity. What better way to do this than turn the backyard from an eyesore into an oasis! People love spending time outdoors. When we bought the house it had a massive 50′ by...
Building Steps on a Slope

Building Steps on a Slope

Are you ready to learn how to build steps on a slope? You’ve come to the right place. Today I’m sharing how I built these steps into a slope in our backyard. We installed a patio and needed a way to get to it from our deck, queue the walkway on a slope! We...
DIY Patio Installation – How to Build a Paver Patio

DIY Patio Installation – How to Build a Paver Patio

As mentioned in my prequel post, we bought a house that had a very large overgrown garden that was completely engulfed in blackberry bushes. We decided to remove the blackberry bushes and what do you know, there was an old patio under there! We removed about 500...
How to remove blackberry bushes

How to remove blackberry bushes

So, as many of you know last fall (late fall) we bought a house! We did some work to the house such as updating the kitchen, painting the inside and outside of the house. Ripping up carpets and shining up the hardwood floors we found underneath. Now it’s almost...
Our Kitchen Makeover

Our Kitchen Makeover

Before and After.   As many of you know – we bought a house a few months ago. We did some cosmetic updates before moving in, the kitchen was among those updates. Today, I’m finally getting around to sharing our kitchen makeover with you. This is what...

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