Monthly Archives: June 2016

DIY Backyard

You may think that I would have at least some Italy pictures ready to go by now. But I don’t. You see my old laptop was out of space and no matter how many pictures and music I moved to the external hard drive it was still too full and s…l…o..w. So lucky, my brother…
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Deck Decorating Ideas

Sometimes it’s difficult to see the possibilities of a long-neglected back deck. But with a little love and a few good deck decorating ideas, you can turn your outdoor space into a place with a serious wow factor. For example, Jen Stagg’s complete deck makeover. She’s the creative mind behind the popular decor and DIY…
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DIY Our Back Porch for Summer

I was finally able to get the back porch finished on the weekend! Between the rain and pollen (oh yeah, and an almost-two-year old running around non-stop), this space came together in 15 minute increments over the past couple weeks. 10 minutes here after work, 15 minutes there on the weekends… Here is the new…
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Party Lights Tips

Party lights, fairy light, Christmas lights, string lights—so many different names, but we have one agreement: lights make an outdoor space at least 96% more charming and inviting. I'm going to tell you a couple of hints/tips about hanging lights in your outdoor space. These lights were really the icing on the cake for the…
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