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By Henrietta E Welch | Projects that Bridge the Gap Between the Old and the New

Build a TV Console Using Old Windows

We love upcycling, repurposing, and recycling old materials into something new — reusing every piece we possibly can is a big part of how we are able


Pallet benches

I pulled two truck loads of pallets out of the dumpsters (I’m that guy who crawls around in dumpsters to see if there is anything good in there). …


DIY Stenciled Pallet Wood Floor / Doormat

It’s such a happy moment every time our bare feet touch the stenciled pallet wood floor of our “remodeled” tropical outdoor room. This floor is …


Wobble Egg Minions - Frugal Fun For Boys

Got extra plastic Easter eggs? We had fun turning some of ours into wobbling minions that pop back up when you push them down!

To make them, you will


DIY Wooden Crate Storage and Display for Hot Wheels Cars

Here’s a fun way to store and display Hot Wheels or Matchbox cars – a DIY wooden crate parking garage! This was really easy to put together, and it …


Ana White | Build a Ana's Adirondack Chair | Free and Easy DIY Project and Furniture Plans


Projects built from this plan. Thank you for submitting brag posts, it's appreciated by all!

Handmade by: loniwolfe

Handmade …

VERTICAL VEGETABLES: "Grow up" in a small garden and confound the cats!

''How to solve a problem like cats digging and toileting in the vegetable patch'''''', and growing veg in a very small garden. I needed a solution …


Hypertufa Instructions

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What is Hypertufa?

Hypertufa is a mixture of Portland cement and other ingredients such as peat moss, sand, perlite, or vermiculite and water. …

Hypertufa Hands - cement planter shaped like a hand

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Hypertufa Hands

Rustic Garden Art DIY

Making funky and fun garden art is a knack. I'm always finding things that can …

diy restoration hardware garden spheres...

Restoration Hard(to swallow these prices)ware's Stone Garden Spheres are a great accent in

gardens, or on decks and patios, they add interest in a …


Concrete Pots

I like things that are a bit different and unexpected. Concrete pots happen to fall under both of those categories. I’ve been looking to add a few …

Pots with a Personal Touch

Years ago at a flower show, a group of rustic garden containers caught my eye. They were made from a stonelike material known as hypertufa, which …

Martha Stewart

Weekend DIY Project: Rustic Wood Patio Table

One of the many things I didn’t anticipate about buying a huge old farmhouse was how many outdoor spaces I would feel compelled to fill with …

Build a Patio Table with Built-In Ice Boxes

Some of the best memories of summer are those of lazy evenings spent with friends and family, enjoying a meal with good company and good food in


Picnic table plans

Picnic table plans - as you might imagine, there are many designs for picnic tables. I saw the one featured on this page at an RV park. It is a good …


Ana White | Build a Sawhorse Outdoor Table | Free and Easy DIY Project and Furniture Plans


Projects built from this plan. Thank you for submitting brag posts, it's appreciated by all!

Handmade by: Alark

Handmade by: …

How To Build A Mini Picnic Table Condiment Holder

Here is the perfect addition to the beautiful picnic table you just built. I saw an image of these somewhere in Facebook land (edit: Taylor Garden & …


The RunnerDuck Condiment Picnic Table, step by step instructions.

For this project I used some 3/4" X 6" cedar fencing scraps.
The first step we'll cut all the pieces.
Cut some 3/4" wide strips, you'll need about 65" …


Rustic Cooler: A How-To | Killer b. Designs

I’m smitten with rustic coolers. If you’re in the Southwest region, you’ve probably seen them at HEB or Cabelas, or pretty much any hardware store. …


Ana White | Build a Cedar Vertical Tiered Ladder Garden Planter | Free and Easy DIY Project and Furniture Plans

Hi everyone!

Do you remember my friend Jen, who built this planter last week?

Jen is a beginning builder, and will be working with me on beginner …


Easy Garden Obelisk

Easy Garden Obelisk – a great and inexpensive DIY!

This is a re-post of favorite around here. I am in the middle of building a few more of these but …


Easy to make dish flowers

…Plus 5 ways to attach them to the ‘stems!’

Our Flea Market Gardening experts show how to make dish flowers, how to attach the ‘stems’ and how to put …


Put A Bulb In It: 24 upcycled pendant lights made from thrifty vintage treasures

Put a Bird on it? Sure. But let’s throw a big net over another design mega trend today — one with classic vintage-upcycling roots: Put A Bulb In It. A …