Summer

Summer

Whether your summer focus is to get outdoors to enjoy the sunshine or to stay indoors with the a/c running, projects abound to help you enjoy the season!

Bring a little summer outside activity to your kitchen with this Campin' tea towel pattern by Patch Abilities. I had the pleasure of meeting the creative mind behind the Patch...

I look out the back windows of my home to a fence, where the ground is too rocky to plant a garden. I wanted something more interesting than a fence...

I bought my daughter a few pairs of comfy shorts. After we brought them home, they were a bit shorter than she wanted. What to do?  Of course, this was...

To manage the bug population in our yard, we went in an unusual route; we are growing bug control with carnivorous plants. To do this, we planted Cobra Nest Pitcher Plants...

When I was growing up, my little brother and I “raised” caterpillars. Our parents lets us plant milkweed and fennel in the yard and everyday we went looking for caterpillars....

Our neighbors’ dog has been trying to dig under the fence since before we moved in. We were patching holes one or more times a week. Since I didn’t like...

This is a way to get water deep into your soil for those plants with deep roots or for watering while away for the weekend. Here is how I made...

I built this greenhouse on a budget to have a small footprint (8' by 8') but still tall enough to stand up inside. I had seen postings for PVC greenhouses,...

This Garden Gnome was a requested project, and one of my largest ceramic projects I have ever done. This garden gnome stands over 18" tall and holds a sign that...

My wedding was outside in the summer. In order to make that a little more comfortable for our guests I made some simple DIY paper fans. I ordered 110 lb weight...