How to Restore a Fire Pit Ash Pan

When I went to clean out our fire pit I noticed there were several holes in the bottom of it in what is called the ash pan. What the heck is an ash pan?  I know – I didn’t know the technical term until I started looking for one to replace the rust bucket we {…Read More…}

Planting a Raised Garden Bed

I have had gardens in the past.  In fact, every year since we moved to Indiana until I had Kayla I had a garden.  Isaac loved gardening with me.  Here is a post kicking way back showing Isaac with some of our garden treasures.       That year I had Kayla I was too {…Read More…}

How to Make a Planter

I built another project off of Ana White’s site. The cedar planter plan was one of the easiest builds for me. I am slowly building up my carpentry skills to tackle some new end tables for my living room.  I was surprised at how quickly it came together.

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How to Make Stunning 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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