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DIY Smokeless Fire Pit…Here’s Our Attempt!

Wondering how to make a DIY smokeless fire pit? We were too! Learn how we used a battery-operated blower to dramatically decrease the amount of smoke our fire pit produces—no engineering degrees required. This is a guest post from my husband Mike. He does a lot of projects that don’t make it to the blog, …

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Small Outdoor Plant Stand Build Plans

Elevate your plants with my small outdoor plant stand build plans! These plans use 2×2 lumber and easy pocket hole joinery construction with a cheap painted concrete paver to top things off. See the full free plans here! Check out my small outdoor plant stand build plans! I’m not sure about where you live, but …

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How to Easily Waterproof Fabric With a Simple Spray

Wondering how to waterproof fabric? Whether you want to protect patio furniture cushions, an outdoor pillow, a rope swing, tents, boat upholstery, or something else, you can do it with a simple spray. Here’s how. How to Easily Waterproof Fabric With a Simple Water Shield Spray I feel a little dumb writing this post, I …

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Our Townhouse Deck Ideas This Year

Do you live in a townhouse and are unsure of how to decorate your small backyard to make the most of the space? Check out our townhouse backyard this year—including loads of townhouse deck ideas to turn your little spot into a relaxing retreat! Have a townhouse? You must see this gorgeous backyard! I didn’t …

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Ready Seal Fence Stain Review (& Behr for the Deck)

This post shares how we stained our deck and fence to make them look brand new again! I’m sharing a detailed ready seal fence stain review, including why we chose it over the Behr Waterproofing Exterior Wood Finish that we used for the deck. Enjoy! Part 2: Fence and Deck Stain Reviews Alright folks, if …

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