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....

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...

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...

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...