Rather than covering every inch of your sidewalk and driveway and chalk, let kids flex their creative muscles with this outdoor chalkboard. No need to worry about erasersârain will provide a natural cleaner.
Give Dad Something to Brag About with this DIY cooler stand. It will definitely become his favorite backyard toy.
Addicted 2 DIY blogger Katie dreamed up this brilliant idea of turning an old tire into a planter by wrapping it in sisal rope and adding legs.
Raised on cedar posts, with an enclosed area underneath, this plywood coop has a foundation similar to a small shed. Around the coop is a fully-enclosed chicken yard made from hog wire.
When we first saw this brightly painted coop we only had one question--can we move in? With colorful shutters and a picket fence, these lucky chickens live in high style.
This family didn't stop at designing their own chicken coop—they added DIY decorations too. Bonus: The cute "on the farm" sign lists the names of all its feathered residents.
An old shutter turned horizontally and peppered with silver garment hooks transforms into a cottage-style coat rack.
Cookouts are one of the best parts of summer, but dealing with pesky mosquitoes isn't. Ease any bug-worries by turning empty bottles of wine into citronella candles.
This country staple can add tons of charm to your backyard and garden. Make these mason jar crafts for your backyard and garden this summer.
When hung from the wall, wooden crates become stylish open shelving. Keep 'em their natural color for a rustic touch or paint them a bright hue to match your bathroom decor instead.
Recycle bottle caps into painted metal petals and plant on wooden skewer stems.
Polka dots never go out of style! Create this stellar mirror by surrounding it with wood pallets.
Turn a spare pallet into the perfect storage space for lawn tools.
Once again, pallets prove to be amazing organizers.
This is a perfect example of turning a thrift store find into a piece that looks expensive and store-bought. By using black craft paint a gold leaf kit, blogger Amanda managed to add an understated elegance to this globe.
Perfect for a loved one's birthday or a Valentine's Day present, this globe will show your special someone that your love spans the entire world. Awww.