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15 DIY Decks You Can Build Yourself For Outdoor Retreat

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A DIY deck can do so much for your home and family. Building a deck onto your home will increase the usable living space your home has and provide you with an outdoor retreat for relaxing or grilling. A DIY deck will also increase the value of the home. Deck building is not difficult when you have a good set …

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20 DIY Garage Shelves To Meet Your Storage Needs

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DIY garage shelves are the perfect alternative to costly, store-bought shelving. Garages are the catch-all location in many homes for items that don’t seem to belong anywhere else. Garage storage units will help you keep all that clutter neatly organized. Browse through these 20 DIY garage shelving plans to find a set of plans that is just right for meeting …

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25 Backyard Lighting Ideas-Illuminate Outdoor Area To Make It More Beautiful

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Backyard lighting ideas span the gamut from shabby chic to modern sophistication. Whatever your exterior lighting needs may be, there is a perfect DIY outdoor lighting idea to meet that need. Look over these 25 outdoor lighting ideas and you may just find the one that is perfect for illuminating your outdoor space. Hanging Mason Jar Candles Easy to make …

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10 DIY Pond Filter-Inexpensive And Easy to Build

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Keeping the water crystal clear in an outdoor fish pond or water garden can be challenging, but it doesn’t have to be expensive. A pond filter system is inexpensive and easy to build and will work as well, if not better, than those expensive filters sold at home improvement centers. Check out these 10 DIY homemade pond filter ideas that …

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20 Free Picnic Table Plans-Enjoy Outdoor Meals with Friends & Family

Building a DIY table from one of these awesome free picnic table plans will provide you with outdoor seating and a flat surface on which to eat, play games or nap on. In addition to showing you how to build a picnic table for free, the building plans span a wide variety of styles and price ranges, so there is …

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30 Inspiring Patio Decorating Ideas to Relax On A Hot Days

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A patio is a great way to increase the livable space of your home and have a place to relax on hot days. The right decor can also increase the usable time a backyard patio can be used. By adding decorative lighting, the space can be used after dark or use the space in winter by adding a firepit. Check …

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 10 DIY Outdoor Shower For Washing Yourself In The Fresh Air

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A DIY outdoor shower can save you a ton of cleaning inside your home. A homemade shower is easy and inexpensive to build and will prevent you and your family from tracking in mud, dirt and sand after spending time in the great outdoors. Check out these 10 outdoor shower ideas for inspiration and detailed building plans. Corrugated Shower Stall …

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15 Inspiring Backyard Makeover Projects You May like to Do

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A backyard makeover doesn’t have to break your budget or take months to complete. A few pavers, potted plants, a new deck and/or a gazebo might be all that’s needed to transform wasted backyard space into usable and attractive space. Check out these 15 inspiring backyard makeover projects that can inspire you to create something new in your landscape. Large …

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15 DIY Hammock Stand to Build This Summer

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A backyard is not complete without a place to relax, and any one of these simple, inexpensive DIY hammock stand projects can help provide you with a relaxing retreat of your own. One weekend of work will enable you to relax in style for many summers to come. Check out these 15 DIY hammock stands and get starting building your …

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10 Outdoor Kitchen Plans-Turn Your Backyard Into Entertainment Zone

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You can easily transform unused outdoor space into an inviting entertainment zone with one of these fabulous DIY outdoor kitchen ideas. Add value to your home and enjoyment to your life by creating an outdoor space that keeps family and friends close plus provides a quiet outdoor retreat for you and that special someone in your life when a private …

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