Outdoor Projects

Here are a few of the projects I have managed to tackle outside while the kids play.

Oh spray paint how I love you...you make painting so quick and easy ; ) I spray painted the chairs and side table. The colour combo was looking a little too "Lego Primary" so I stenciled the table with white. I was really disappointed with the spray paint colour selections in town. I have since learned from a Canadian blogger that Michaels has a good selection. We don't have one in town but it would be worth a trip to the city!

I found a white plastic planter for $2 at a garage sale and gave it a little facelift. Love the pop of colour on our front step!

I love how this tea cup bird feeder looks in the garden. Need to hunt for some more tea cups so I can make more! HERE is a tutorial on how to make one.  I didn't have copper pipe so I used a bamboo stick I had on hand.  I think the copper would be much stronger.

It is hot here and the Mosquitos are vicious...I was getting bitten in the grocery store yesterday. I bought a bug zapper hoping it helps so we can actually get outside and enjoy this weather!

Hope you all have a great weekend!



  1. So cute, I have to try the teacup birdfeeder! How did you make it?

  2. Did you use regular spray paint on the plastic planter? I've always wondered if it would just chip off of something plastic!


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