Posts Tagged "outdoor decor"

Garden Teepee – Fun For Kids Great For Plants

Posted by on Jun 14, 2013 in Do It Yourself, Fun for Kids, Garden, Summer Projects | 0 comments

Garden Teepee – Fun For Kids Great For Plants

Spending hours in the garden with the kids can be a treat when the kids have a space that lets them explore.  Making gardening fun for the kids helps gardening stay fun for me at the same time!  With the addition of a kid friendly space in the garden we created a fantastic teepee for the kids to play in and for some plants to climb on.  I in-vision it covered in bean and pea plants and the kids sitting inside snacking on fresh vegetables come the end of summer.  Our teepee was constructed with large branches, twine, and string to give the kid’s play area a fort that still looks...

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Gardening With Kids – A Garden Tea Table

Posted by on Jun 13, 2013 in Do It Yourself, Fun for Kids, Garden, Summer Projects | 1 comment

Gardening With Kids – A Garden Tea Table

Since I have been on the subject of gardening this week I wanted to share a couple more projects with you in case you are out working in the garden over the next few weeks too!  My kids are always in the garden with me and keeping them busy is always important.  This year I have decided to give them their very own little space in the garden to play throughout the summer!  The best part is we made this play area out of nothing but stumps, branches, twine, and some mulch.  It didn’t cost us a thing, and the kids are free to run, play, and hangout in their own space without stomping...

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Outdoor Horse And Saddle Swing

Posted by on Jul 17, 2012 in Do It Yourself, Home Decor, Summer Projects | 18 comments

Outdoor Horse And Saddle Swing

An idea to hang a horse saddle in a tree as a swing turned into a family affair.  A little help from each member in the family has resulted in a saddle swing complete with a horse painted like our favorite spotted pony.  We now have a swing that is fun for kids and adults alike.  You seriously can’t help but smile while riding on it! Today I am sharing a project with you that has been about six months  in the making.  Let me tell you, it has been well worth the wait!  It started with a crazy idea, turned to a family project and is know a favorite backyard decoration, and more...

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