DIY Garden Markers made out of Sticks

carved wood stick garden markers

I am not sure about where you live but here in Ohio May is the time to plant flowers, veggies, herbs, and plants. Like a good neighbor, I planted all sorts last weekend, cleaning up our beds and mulching as well.  I also filled three planter boxes full of herbs. While the plastic little stakes {…Read More…}





Planter to Outdoor Side Table

terracotta pot to outdoor side table

Hey there, it’s Carmel from Our Fifth House and I’m excited to be back with a super simple and practically free project idea today.  With summer now in full swing and yard sale season booming I thought this project was a great one to share with you all!  I love a fast summer project……..and one {…Read More…}





“Something Old, Something New” Planter Box

diy-planter-box

I am so absolutely thrilled with how this DIY planter box turned out.  I finally used all the fence posts that I scavenged from my neighbors trash a couple of year’s ago….sniff.  I love the mix of old weathered wood with fresh rich stained tones.  This planter is huge coming in at 7 1/2 feet long.  It makes a huge impact as you walk up to my door and I love seeing some color on my porch area.

 

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Painted Plates Garden Art

painted_plate_garden_art

I have seen some vintage dish and plate flowers on Pinterest and thought making my own from some inexpensive Dollar Tree glassware and glass paint would add a pop of pizazz to my yard this Spring. These are so easy to make and it is really hard to screw it up.  You don’t need to have painting experience to make this garden art.  Just a few swooshes with a paint brush and some glue and you are all set.

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