Posts Tagged "outdoor"

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 Mason Jar Lanterns

Posted by on Jul 20, 2012 in Do It Yourself, Home Decor, Summer Projects | 0 comments

Outdoor Mason Jar Lanterns

I love mason jars for decorating inside and outside of the house, and I simply cannot get enough of the pretty blue jars lit up at night with candles in the summer time.  I have been experimenting with different ways to turn my blue Ball jars into outdoor lanterns, and think I have finally found the easiest way to do so.  Thanks to timed tea lights my lanterns are now very low maintenance. Last summer I used mason jars hung on a line of wire between two trees near our deck to illuminate our outdoor space.  I loved the look of it, but found myself forgetting to put the covers on at the end...

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