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Backyard Builds: Wood Plank Loveseat

Backyard Build: Sturdy Wood Plank Loveseat

Build your own gorgeous and sturdy wood plank loveseat, then customize it with colorful stains or paints to suit your style.

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Driveway Fun: Tic Tac Toe Toss Game

Driveway Fun: Tic Tac Toe Toss Game

Bring the fun outside to the driveway, back patio, or sidewalk with this DIY tic tac toe toss game! Have some scrap fabric and a sewing machine? Whip up some super-easy game pieces. Check out this tic tac toe toss game tutorial that Patchwork Posse shared on Skip to my Lou to see how its […]

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Outdoor Organization: Covered Toy Car and Bike Parking Garage

Outdoor Organization: Covered Toy Car and Bike Parking Garage

Keep your kids’ outdoor toys neat and organized with this cool backyard-friendly covered toy car and bike parking garage! Minimize clutter while keeping toys clean and at the ready with this smart summertime project. Store outdoor toys in their own DIY covered toy car and bike garage using easy-to-get hardware store supplies like PVC pipe […]

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Make a Chicken Wire Dragonfly Decoration for Your Garden

Make a Chicken Wire Dragonfly Decoration for Your Garden

Chicken wire sculptures are a charming and creative way to accessorize backyard gardens and patio planters. If you like the look and you’re in the mood for a satisfying weekend project that you’ll be able to appreciate all summer long, a DIY chicken wire dragonfly might be right up your alley! New to working with […]

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Oversized Backyard Games: DIY Lawn Yahtzee

Oversized Backyard Games: DIY Lawn Yahtzee

Looking for some summertime fun? Grab your giant DIY dice and head outside for round of yard Yahtzee!

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Build the Ultimate Backyard Garden with a Hugelkultur Raised Bed

Build the Ultimate Backyard Garden with a Hugelkultur Raised Bed

Turn an unused corner of your backyard into an impressive DIY garden with the hugelkultur raised bed garden technique! According to permaculture expert Paul Wheaton: Hugelkultur is nothing more than making raised garden beds filled with rotten wood. This makes for raised garden beds loaded with organic material, nutrients, air pockets for the roots of […]

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