DIY Concrete Patio Bench for $30 If you're looking to increase your backyard entertaining space on a budget consider making this concrete patio bench. You'll put together the sides with concrete blocks and the top is a wooden plank covered with scrap foam padding and outdoor fabric. Either paint cinder blocks or cover with something...concrete is ugly.
They had us at "garden retreat" : Create your own garden retreat with old windows and doors. Get the plan here: http://www.bhg.com/home-improvement/porch/outdoor-rooms/create-a-garden-room-retreat?socsrc=bhgpin0062612gardenretreat# Garden doors. Recycled garden house.
Carbon Copy. Relying on detail and material can help playhouses resemble small-scale replicas of larger homes. This petite version showcases standout accents, including stucco and stonework on the corners and chimney.