Carefree Poly Furniture Review: Quality Long Lasting Outdoor Furniture

Colorful Adirondack Chairs from Carefree Poly Furniture

It’s not often that you get to buy a great product and do something that’s truly beneficial for the planet, too. But that’s what we found at Carefree Poly Furniture – a ’net-based company that sells Amish-made poly lawn furniture. If you’re not familiar with poly lawn furniture, which many consider to be the “next…

Make These Spindle Angels for Your Garden

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Have fun designing your very own spindle garden angels and then put them together and display them with pride. I have to say, I’m always amazed of the brain power of my pal Shari!  When we were preparing for season two of “Around the House with Matt and Shari” she came up with the idea…

Create This Outdoor Trellis to Beautify Your Exterior

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An outdoor trellis will add dimension and beauty to the exterior of your home – build one and see! Do you have fond memories of your first home? Well I certainly do.  My first home was a wonderful little cottage that I spent many hours working on, and I enjoyed every minute of it.  The garden…

Rough Hewn Wood Winter Garden Angel

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Try using rough hewn wood to make certain pieces of your winter garden angel to add texture and interest.  The beginning of winter is time of year is my favorite time to get back in the shop.  I feel like Santa’s helper putting together great projects that could soon be underneath someone’s Christmas tree. A project like…

Make a Whimsical Angel to Watch Over Your Garden

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This angel is adorable and goes together fast with a piece of four by four a couple of cuts and some paint.  This whimsical angel is the perfect accessory for decorating a flower or vegetable garden. Her wings provide a resting place for small birds, and her cheery face watches over plants in bloom. Exterior paint…

Build This Versatile and Attractive Potting Bench

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A potting bench is surprisingly easy to build. After you’re finished, you’ll wonder how you ever did get through gardening chores without one! This is one of Shari’s and my favorite projects.  It’s great looking, functional and can be more than just a potting bench.  It dresss up a patio, it would be a great…

Install a Post for Feeding the Birds

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Put in a sturdy post and add bird feeders so you’ll have hours of enjoyment watching your feathered friends. Traditionally, spring isn’t the time of year to be thinking about adding a new bird feeding station in your yard, but I think it is the perfect time.  Especially after reviewing the damage in my yard from…