Planter 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…}

5 Ways to Get This Look: Back Porch Living

Don’t you love this back porch by designer Cindy Mihuc that was recently featured on House of Turquoise?  It’s gorgeous.  Everything on this porch is purposeful, from the porch swing to the storage bucket drink station.  It’s totally possible to make a comfortable, useable outdoor space like this one–even if you don’t have an actual back porch.  Check out the tutorials and ideas I found online to see five ways that you can get this look for less.

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IKEA Hack Ottoman Tutorial

I love taking furniture meant for different purposes and upcycling it into another use.  That is exactly what Jess and Monica from East Coast Creative did with this IKEA Lack table.  At $10 for the table it makes it a very affordable option for a custom ottoman.   Hey there! It’s Jess and Monica from {…Read More…}

Painted Stained Table

I had the  privilege  of redoing this round barrel like table for an Indy Style viewer.  The painted and stained combo is the perfect contrast in my book.  Adding just a bit of distressing ties in the cream paint with the darker stain.  Every month I am partnering with Indy Style, my local lifestyle show, {…Read More…}