Secret Garden Patio Reveal

Secret Garden Patio Reveal This is a long overdue post about my secret garden patio.  I had a ton of photos to go through but limited them to less than a dozen.  I hope you enjoy it! When I last showed you my plans for a secret garden patio, it looked like this.

DIY Gazebo Succulent Hanging Planter

DIY Gazebo Succulent Hanging Planter On Thursday it was a beautiful day until a storm started brewing bringing 50-mile-per-hour winds.  It was the middle of the afternoon, but it was so dark it looked like evening.  The sky looked kind of creepy but beautiful as well.  I was hunkered down out in my workroom (which was formerly my guest house) working on a couple of projects.  The wind was howling outside, but I continued working away knowing it would soon {Read More}

Vintage Style Peonies Mailbox Wall Decor

Peonies Mailbox Wall Decor Make this easy Peonies Mailbox Wall Decor for your front door or as vintage style wall decor. We have a large flower bed in our front yard along our gravel road, mostly filled with irises and peonies.  I rarely show it on the blog because it always needs weeding and looks messy.  Ain’t nobody got time for weeding! But I’m going to show it to you today because my peonies are in full bloom and they are {Read More}

My Plans for a Secret Garden Patio in Unused Yard Space

My Plans for a Secret Garden Patio in Unused Yard Space It’s a good thing the back of our garage isn’t visible to anyone except us, because it’s an embarrassing sight. It’s a junk storage zone, complete with two huge antique windows, a gas can, a broken bike, a broken storm door, some sheet metal, two kayaks, and lots of trash. If you stand on the side of my guest house, right in front of my garden with my vintage {Read More}

Rusty Old Shovel Flower Sign for My Junk Garden

Rusty Old Shovel Flower Sign for My Junk Garden Last week I mentioned I had one last project that I was working on for my junk garden, which I’ve finished.  

Easy Garden Sign for Bird Lovers with Rustic Cheater No Build Frame

How to make an Easy  Garden Sign with with a Rustic Cheater Frame Junk Garden Project Series – Part 2 Try to imagine a world without birds.  What an awful thought, right?

Potting Bench from Old Work Table Reveal

Recently I asked for your ideas for the old work table we found in our barn.  Several of you suggested turning it into a potting bench, and my husband and I thought that sounded like a great idea, given it’s short height. Here’s how it started out.

Upcycled Clay Pots and Farmhouse Patio

I am SO not a natural gardener, but this year I’ve really gotten motivated to improve the appearance of our front yard, with flowers and garden decor. After planting my “flower chair” a few weeks ago, my oldest son decided we needed even more flowers for our front porch, so he bought more flowers and pulled out some of my clay pots and other containers to plant them in.  I love clay pots, but as I looked at them, they started calling {Read More}