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from fridge to ice chest. Mom, here is an idea for dad so that you can get that new fridge!

Brilliant: Refrigerator Turned Ice Chest

An old upright refrigerator was resurrected into an ice chest that would be the envy of any backyard party. Wrapped in cedar (looks like) and elevated on new legs, it is unrecognizable. Of course, since it's now an ice chest, that means it needs ice--not electricity--to keep stuff cold, which means it would need some sort of a drain hole. As far as the safety of the ice chest around little kids, I'm thinking those new wood-covered doors aren't exactly light, plus, if it's fill with brew…

patio cooler stand, sooo awesome.  Everyone has a cooler layin around

Patio Cooler Stand. Project #2

These wooden cooler stands have by far been our most favorite project. They require more time and creativity than the others, but the finished product is worth the effort! We found some old wood wi…

Pallet Lounge ... When sanded, pallet wood in beautiful... This would be gorgeous as it is, or with a custom made cushion. (I think I'm going to have one next year. What about you?)

Double Pallet Lounge Chair • 1001 Pallets

Pallet Lounge ... When sanded, pallet wood in beautiful... This would be gorgeous as it is, or with a custom made cushion. (I think I'm going to have one next year. What about you?)

11 Super Cool DIY Backyard Furniture Projects • Lots of Ideas and Tutorials! Including, from 'vtwonen', this fantastic diy daybed lounger complete with tutorial.

14 Super Cool DIY Backyard Furniture Projects • The Garden Glove

Try these outdoor furniture tutorials! We have a great selection of super cool DIY backyard furniture projects that you can create for your garden!

Redlough Landscapes mulit level play area

Beautiful Backyards for Families

Need some great ideas for your family backyard? Check out all these beautiful backyards for families!

building a pation bench with storage

Building a Wooden Deck Over a Concrete One

Building a Wooden Deck Over a Concrete One: So we've had this very sturdy but extremely plain looking concrete porch in the back of the house, and we've always wanted to make it warmer and more inviting. The obvious solution, to us, was to replace it with a wooden one. Wood is by far warmer a…

swim up bar in for above ground pool | already have the pallet tiki bar! Now to place it by the pool?

Tiki Bar Update

We finally had sunshine here on Saturday, but of course it poured down on Sunday! But at least we were able to enjoy it for one day. T...

DIY deck and storage boxes/seating Bench for exercise room. Just make it wider to be more like a bed.

Building a Wooden Deck Over a Concrete One

Building a Wooden Deck Over a Concrete One: So we've had this very sturdy but extremely plain looking concrete porch in the back of the house, and we've always wanted to make it warmer and more inviting. The obvious solution, to us, was to replace it with a wooden one. Wood is by far warmer a…

Mosquito Repellent Plants for screened in porch and back deck

26 Plants That Repel Mosquitoes

Depending on where you live, mosquitoes can be quite the summertime pests. While they don’t like the heat that is produced from the sun during the day, they tend to come out when the evening…

outdoor pallet bench tutorial!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Pallet Bench Project

Pallet Bench Project: This is a simple pallet bench project I wanted to share with everyone. I was making this for a family night we will be hosting. Though it is a bit crude it does the trick and I like the raw finish.

pallet bar, above ground pool decor, above ground pool, poolside bar

Tiki Bar for the Redneck Swimming Hole

pallet bar, above ground pool decor, above ground pool, poolside bar

Step-by-step Adirondack Chair, to relax in after a long day in the garden, super easy chair to build!  This is my next project!! :) What about you?  What's your next project?

How to Make an Adirondack Chair and Love Seat

Finally, outdoor furniture that's easy to get in and out of.

Storage for pool. Easy to build, I think the bottom would have more holes for water draining. Maybe staple some sort of screen inside the bottom also to keep small critters out and probably some casters or short legs to keep it off the ground.

Outdoor Storage Bench from Fence Scraps

So what does a girl do with several dozen 1×6 scraps? Build a box of course! I’ve been eying this Ana White plan for a while. I had to make a few modifications since my boards were a lot…

How to Keep Spiders Out of Your Outside Patio Storage Boxes | eHow

How to Keep Spiders Out of Your Outside Patio Storage Boxes

Garden Guides is the ultimate resource for cultivating your green thumb.

Deckgate (Literally, How To Make A Deck Gate) | Young House Love

Deckgate (Literally, How To Make A Deck Gate) | Young House Love

Needing a small but fun outdoor table for my pool area, I made this table from a large terracotta pot and a tray. I painted the rims of both to add some bright color {I used outdoor paint} and had a cute table in no time!   #SpringColors

A Terracotta Pot Table

Needing a small but fun outdoor table for my pool area, I made this table from a large terracotta pot and a tray. I painted the rims of both to add some bright color {I used outdoor paint} and had a cute table in no time! Visit Dukes and Duchesses for the full tutorial {link in profile}. #SpringColors