Fire Pit from a Flower Pot

Erin blogs at The Blue Eyed Dove. Lately, she's had a bit of an obsession with s'mores. "I decided it was time that I have a s’mores party…but I don’t have a fire pit," Erin confesses. Instead of buying one, she decided to make one out of a flower pot.

From Boring to Blue-tiful Patio Chair Update

Over at The Blue Eyed Dove, Erin decided that it was time to ditch the faded patio set in her backyard. She spotted a pretty pair of turquoise chairs at Target that she loved....until she saw the $110 price tag. That was when Erin realized that she could have the chairs she wanted at a fraction of the price if she simply refinished the ones she already had!

Backyard Play Kitchen

Over at Boxy Colonial, Gretchen and her husband had the inspired idea to create an outdoor kitchen just for their kids. This was a recycling-heavy project that is going to provide many hours of fun for a very low cost!

From Bath to Backyard Seating

Over at One Krieger Chick, Ariean tells us, "Years ago, my dad came across this cast iron bathtub in excellent condition and since he knows I kinda like old stuff, he asked if I would like it." Of course she said yes, but it took her a few years to figure out how she'd use it.