Blog Posts - Outdoor Decorating



Creative Fire Pit Designs and DIY Options

I love fall—the changing leaves, the cool evenings, the cozy sweaters I can start wearing again. As the temperature drops and the nights get chilly, what’s better than gathering family and friends around a warm fire pit? Today we’re sharing ...
by The Creativity Exchange on Sep 1, 2016

Houseplants 101: All About Succulents

You can’t just collect succulent. You need two, or five, or two dozen. Many succulents are well-suited as potted plants, and the dazzling variety of forms and colors will make you want to keep adding more into the mix. Here is a simple guide for pl...
by Home decoration on May 23, 2016

Space-Saving DIY Outdoor Serving Station

Like having drinks and bites outdoors? There’s a cute idea that won’t require much space, this is a cool serving station. Using a circular saw, cut the one-by-six into two 18 /43 inch pieces, two 22 1/2 inch pieces, one 17 1/4 inch piece, and one...

DIY Graphic Colorful Doormat To Make

Your front porch is the first thing that people see coming to your home, so make it friendlier with a cool renovated doormat! Take your old one and spray-paint it first with a layer of white, to act as primer kind of, and to be the numbers. Make sure...

DIY Spring Straw Tote Door Décor

This pretty door decoration isn’t your usual wreath, it’s a very cool and original idea! You’ll need a straw tote, silk flowers and something to hang the tote. You can choose any bag you like, there are lots of options to choose from, in differ...

10 Creative And Eye-Catching DIY House Number Ideas

House numbers are a must for every home or apartment to make finding it easier but who said they should be boring? Make your own ones to show your creativity and personalize your nest! The easiest idea is to take usual house numbers and attach them t...

DIY Modern House Numbers On Stained Wood

These modern house numbers are stylish, would fit any outside décor and are easy to make! Prepare stain, house numbers, gorilla glue, Elmer’s wood glue, red oak, a picture frame hook. The tutorial is pretty easy: take your wood and stain it with a...

How to Decorate a Spring Front Porch with Better Homes and Gardens

Last fall I painted our front door but ever since then it has been covered with seasonal decorations. After I take down the fantastic Christmas decorations and slap a Valentine’s wreath on the front door, I’m always a little depressed by how bare...
by Ask Anna on Mar 21, 2016

DIY Heart-Shaped Valentine Door Hanger

If you love Valentine’s Day but don’t want to puzzle over décor, make this simple door decoration. You’ll need 1 x 3 wood fence boards, cut to desired size, a coping saw, wood glue, sand paper, paint, a smaller thin heart. Cut, trimand sand th...

:: longing to be outdoors

I know it may still be a little early to be wishing for spring, but we've had some warmer temps here in the past few days & I can't help but long for warmer days & verdant green grass between my toes.It's a blustery & dreary day here, so...
by { the vintage wren } on Feb 3, 2016

Easy And Affordable DIY Custom-Painted Doormat

This is a really quick and easy project that will help give some personality to your front porch or foyer. Not only is it fun, it’s practical and affordable as well. The supplies are a plain doormat, Folk Art Outdoor Acrylic Paint, card stock, penc...

Fashion a DIY Christmas Topiary From A Basic Tomato Cage

Decorating your home for the holiday season is part of the magic that is Christmas. Taking that decor outdoors is a perfect way to welcome guests into your home for the holidays. I created this DIY Christmas topiary from a tomato cage and a few oth...
by Home decoration on Dec 15, 2015

6 DIY Halloween Pumpkin Stands For Your Porch

A Halloween pumpkin stand is a perfect piece both for décor and for the kids that come to your door at night – they can get candies even if you aren’t at home! We’ve already told you how to make such items for fall, and today we’ll see how t...

Cute DIY Watercolor Coffee Filter Wreath

Who could imagine that coffee filters can be a base for a cool craft? They can! Prepare a wreath base of foam, sew pins, 1 package coffee filter, watercolor and a paint brush. For this wreath, use pins to attach the coffee filter to the wreath base s...

Fall Inspiration - Outdoor Decor

We're having a beautiful week in the Northeast, so I treated my sons to lunch at  Terrain's outdoor. The food is true farm-to-table and both beautifully presented and delicious. If you haven't had a chance to visit them in Westport, it is worth the...
by Pretty Pink Tulips on Sep 16, 2015

10 DIY Burlap Fall Wreaths For Cozy Rustic Decor

Burlap is a great-looking yet budget-friendly material that is just a symbol of rustic decor style, so it’s perfect for fall. Rustic fall decor makes any space cozier, cuter and more inviting. Today i’m sharing some burlap fall wreaths tutorials,...

15 Awesome DIY Fall Signs For Indoors And Outdoors

A sign is one of the best ideas for decor – it’s simple, creative and you can make anything you like. A sign can decorate your porch, front door, mantel and just any space in the house. There are many creative ideas to choose from: a wooden sign...

12 DIY Pumpkin Wreaths For Fall And Thanksgiving

Pumpkins are a super popular symbol of fall, harvest, rustic coziness and of course, Thanksgiving. As the fall is almost here, it’s high time to incoprorate a couple of pumpkins into your decor, both outdoor and indoor. Today I’ve prepared so...

12 Pretty And Practical DIY Front Porch Benches

The first impression is a thing that you can’t leave twice, so your home décor should strike at once, even outdoor décor. Start from the porch and make a cool front porch bench with or without storage, a small or a big one, metal or wooden. There...

Seating for the Deck

The deck is officially open for business. Yes, after several rainy weeks here in Central PA, I’ve finally managed to make progress outside. So, grab a drink and let me show you the changes. Initially, I wasn’t sure how this space would fu...
by Inspired by Charm on Jul 28, 2015


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