Since we’re throwing a wedding at our home in a couple of weeks(!), we’ve been busy spiffing things up. My husband just replaced all of our dark, 70’s doors with new pine complete with trim. We’ve actually watered our yard and plants regularly and my son has been busy weeding and spreading bark dust. It kinda makes me wish we had a wedding here every couple of years or so. Don’t tell my husband I said that. But our house and yard have never looked better.
I actually have wood ceilings on the front porch and back deck of my house, similar to this Peekaboo Pallet Ceiling from Cape Twenty Seven. It was one of the first things I loved about the house.
There are so many words you could use on this Welcome Mat from A Beautiful Mess.
There’s just something about giant letters. I love this Welcome Sign from The Wood Grain Cottage.
This is a brilliant but simple idea to camouflage the electric box from Love of Family and Home.
There are bricks on the front of my house, but somewhere along the way someone decided it would be a good idea to paint them. I don’t know why, and I wish I could go back and stop them, but it isn’t coming off now. I thought about painting them, but I wasn’t sure it would work. After seeing this Faux Brick Walkway from The Painted Home I might reconsider.
Shutters are a nice touch to brighten up a house. Find out how to make your own from The Scrap Shoppe.
If my garden hose is not immediately visible and accessible at all times, my flowers would never see a drop of water. This DIY Garden Hose Holder from Love Grows Wild is a pretty way to display it.
This garage door update from Garr Den of Love just goes to show the huge difference a little bit of hardware can make.
Mail theft has been an issue where we live, so we have a big, not very attractive, locking mailbox. I’d love to have a cute little number like this one from Beneath my Heart.
I love everything about this Tree Bench from This Old House.
Since you can barely get a cart through Home Depot these days, I know we aren’t the only ones knee-deep in home improvement. Whatcha been working on?