Blog Posts - Backyard



The Ultimate Inspiration For Spanish Styling

Spanish styling can immediately bring to mind several things. Terra cotta roofs, bright patterns, wrought iron, maracas, and you would be right on all of those accounts. With the right mix of earthy tones and rustic elements, you can easily create a...
by Home decoration on Jul 25, 2016

Here I Go Again…Plans for New Art Studio!

Let me introduce you to the place where I’ve been painting for the past year: a tiny room in my basement. The small window pictured here is the only source of natural light. The carpet is red. The wallpaper is 80s. The space is cramped. It a...

Kitchen Mash-ups X 10

Oh yea baby…..so my tomato plant is giving of tomatoes like crazy!  I had some extra, I had some carrots that were gonna go bad, and oh yea, did I mention some fresh growing basil…hmmmm, can you see where this is heading?? Carrot Tomato...
by Me and the Damn Cat on Jul 16, 2016

Backyard Tent Weddings

Back Yard Wedding TentEverything from hand-thrown mugs to wedding rings to elaborate sculptures can be found they have woven together a visual panorama of America's great outdoor spaces. "In American Beauty, offering some inspired landscapes an...
by Wedding Ideas on Jul 16, 2016

12 Ideas for Your Best Backyard Entertaining

You’ve got a few months of summer left. You’ve got a backyard or patio or deck that’s begging for some activity. You’ve got friends! It’s about time you had a gathering to celebrate all of these things. At-home entertaining can seem a bit d...
by khairuddinuad on Jul 16, 2016

DIY Hammock Stand

photo by herecomesthesunblog.net Do you like the idea of relaxing in a hammock in your backyard, but fo not have a way to hang it? You have various options to consider depending on what you... Visit my website for full links, other content, an...
by Find My DIY on Jul 9, 2016

Simple Summer Outdoor Dining

Don’t you just LOVE to eat al fresco when the weather is warm? via If you like to dine outdoors, but think it is too much work, just look at these relaxed outdoor summer dining tables: via via Don’t they all look inviting? When eating outdoors...
by Restyling Home by Kelly on Jul 6, 2016

12 Landscaping Ideas To Upgrade Your Backyard This Summer

Warm temperatures and daylight after dinner beckon us to stay outside a little longer during the summer. To host a party in the backyard on a weekday. To walk through the grass in bare feet. To let your hair down and find your inner kid who remembers...
by Home decoration on Jul 4, 2016

My garden be growin’

woo hoo,  I have been getting tomatoes pretty good off of my plant, but now I got a complete zucchini.  I pulled off the corn cob, but it was 1/2 way full of kernals,….yea I think I was impatient. My other squashy type thing plant is really g...
by Me and the Damn Cat on Jul 3, 2016

47 Fall Backyard Wedding Ideas That Inspire

Categories: Wedding themeTags: backyard weddingfall backyard weddingfall outdoor weddingfall wedding    We’ve already told you how to get ready for an outdoor fall wedding, and today I’d like to be more specific and tell you...
by HappyWedd on Jun 28, 2016

DIY Tent Sandbox

photo by sonottired.com Do you want to build a sandbox in your backyard, but are concerned that cats may end up using it as a litter box? A sandbox does not need to be anything that is... Visit my website for full links, other content, and mor...
by Find My DIY on Jun 23, 2016

Easy Garden Table & Landscape Lighting {Curb Appeal Blog Hop}

Thanks to Corner Copia for sponsoring this post by providing the annuals for my container gardens. Thanks also to Thompson’s Waterseal Waterproofing Stain for sponsoring this post by providing the waterproof stain used on my new bench. All...
by Mom Home Guide on Jun 14, 2016

5 Fresh Fence Ideas for a Summer-Ready Yard

Everyone’s heard of the “white picket fence”, but the reality is that that is only one of the possibilities open to those looking to add a little more privacy to their properties. In fact, with all the options available, you may be wondering ho...
by khairuddinuad on Jun 11, 2016

Garden Igloo – Enjoy the Outside from Inside a Bubble

My mom suffers from pretty bad anxiety. The fear of flying insects is crippling and because of this she rarely leaves the house–especially in the spring, summer, and fall. When I saw the Garden Igloo, I knew this amazing product would allow her...
by Sweep Tight on Jun 8, 2016

Ideas for a Beautiful Backyard Pergola Makeover

Hello there! Dawn here, from DesigningDawn.com. I’ve had fun offering up my suggestions for reader submitted questions (in the form of a Photoshop mockups) the past few months, and I’m back at it this month— this time with another curb appeal q...
by Remodelaholic on Jun 2, 2016

Yardzee Yard Dice Game Tutorial + Printables

It is summer time and BRING IT ON already!  Are you guys ready to play some Yardzee?   I am so ready!  Ready for family game time outside, neighborhood barbecues, NO school and our amazing flood irrigation parties – seriously the best perk a...
by Remodelaholic on May 31, 2016

Outdoor Living: Tips and Tricks for Keeping Mosquitoes Out of Your Yard

  It is always great to spend some time outdoors when the sun is shining, but mosquitoes can quickly ruin the party, when they come to join you with their itchy stings and disease-carrying potential. When you are being plagued by bugs like mosqu...
by The Fashionable Housewife on May 27, 2016

Various Common Types that Available in Backyard Playhouses

Backyard playhouses are where secret clubs are formed, tea is served, and plots to take over the neighborhood are masterminded. There are many different types of backyard playhouses that can suit nearly any budget and style specifications. Some of th...
by Home Design Ideas on May 26, 2016

Interview: HGTV’s Kate Campbell Reveals Top Outdoor Living Trends For Summer

I recently revealed my mini backyard makeover in which one of my main inspirations was this year’s... The post Interview: HGTV’s Kate Campbell Reveals Top Outdoor Living Trends For Summer appeared first on MELISASource.
by MELISASource on May 26, 2016

DIY Washers Game

photo by amusingmj.com Are you familiar with ball toss games that are typically found in an arcade? These can be really fun for both kids and adults to play. If you want to have something... Visit my website for full links, other content, and m...
by Find My DIY on May 22, 2016


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