Porch Decorating Ideas

Create a beautiful outdoor space on a budget! I wanted to share my porch decorating ideas with you! I LOVE my back porch, and last summer I gave it a porch makeover. I needed to come up with some smart budget decorating ideas. We needed to pay for our summer vacation after all! So, after looking for flea market finds, painting some unfinished furniture, and purchasing plants, we had a whole new porch! If you are wanting to save money on your porch makeover, buying unfinished furniture … [Read more...]

Planter Ideas – Creative Containers for Gardening

Need unique planter ideas for your garden or porch? I will be honest with you, I do not have a green thumb. But, I do much better when I grow flowers in containers. I purchased a wooden box, and filled it with Irish Moss. The simplicity of this look is lovely. You can put a smaller container inside of the wooden box, or just stick your dirt and moss right in! Irish moss has sweet little flowers that bloom many times almost covering the moss. This vegetation is easy to grow and … [Read more...]

Painting a Deck

A new product by Behr that made this project so easy! Painting a deck is no easy DIY project! My deck has been my nemesis for years. I have painted it, stained it, and still it peels, cracks, and stains horribly! When I try to pressure wash the dirt away, many times small sections of the paint or stain would come off! I found a new product from Behr that worked wonderfully. It is called "Deck Over". This project can be used painting a wood deck or it can be used on concrete. The … [Read more...]

Front Porch Decorating Ideas – Weekend Porch Makeover for $150!

Front Porch Decorating Ideas may not be at the top of your list. But, your front entryway is the first impression of your home. Many times it gets neglected. I think it is so easy to do this, especially if you typically enter through another door. We have all heard of "curb appeal". It is really important to step back and take a look at your front entryway and see how does it really look. What kind of impression does it truly give? That is exactly what my husband and I did. So, we … [Read more...]

Exterior Home Ideas

Creating colorful curb appeal on a budget! Exterior home ideas can be affordable and easy to do! You can make some easy low-cost improvements that will make a world of difference! Sometimes it is all about taking a step back and giving your home an honest evaluation. Maybe you just need some door wreaths, or repaint your shutters. Whether you are looking for front yard curb appeal because you are trying to sell your home, or just need some updating, a few easy and simple ideas can really … [Read more...]