Patio Cutlery Holders – Whimsical Watermelon DIY

This is a fun post – forget the rules of elegance and sophistication and instead make your next backyard party FUN with these “Whimsical Watermelon Cutlery Holders”. You’ll need to invest in some watermelon, lemon, orange or lime coloured paints – I bought tester pots at Home Depot, but most of the colours you’ll find […]

Slate Cheese Board / Slate Cheese Tray

DIY Slate Cheese board

If your backyard get togethers are more wine-and-cheese than hot dogs-and-lemonade, this project will fit the bill.  This slate cheese board / slate cheese tray was made from an old roof tile and some etching cream! Supplies: roof slate – can usually be found on Kijiji or Craig’s List – the more rustic, the better. two handles […]

Mitten Drying Rack

*Repost from 11/19/14 – but great ideas are always in style! I have to share this neat idea with you; it’s not original – Amazon sells a million different versions of this – but I’ve done it a bit differently… this is our mitten drying rack: All I used was a desk organizer (that had […]