Design Ideas

  1. Creative Backyard Garage Solutions

    Creative Backyard Garage Solutions

    Are you considering building a backyard garage or shelter? A backyard storage space is the perfect way to keep your belongings safe and organized. These structures are also incredibly versatile. You can use an outdoor shelter for standard uses such as car parking or equipment storage, and you can even try out one of these creative backyard garage ideas...

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  2. Essentials for Fall DIY Backyard Projects

    Essentials for Fall DIY Backyard Projects

    Is there a more perfect time of the year than the fall? The temperature is comfortable, the leaves are changing, and everyone wants to be outside. It’s also a great time to get to all those DIY backyard projects before the winter weather starts to roll in. Before you get started on your to do list, here are some essential products you need to make your tasks that much easier.

    Organizing the Patio Ahead of Winter...

    One of the most popular DIY backyard projects is cleaning up your pool, patio, o
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  3. 6 Landscape and Garden Accessories to Give Your Backyard a Fresh Look

    6 Landscape and Garden Accessories to Give Your Backyard a Fresh Look
    In the spring, the trees begin to bud, birds start to chirp, and crocuses poke through the ground. Despite the natural beauty, when you look at your backyard, you might not like what you see.

    Spring is a time for renewal, and that includes your backyard. It may be nice to add some annuals to your mix of perennials and other greenery. But you don’t have to replant everything to give your backyard a fresh look. Sometimes it just takes the right accessories to spruce up your backyard landscape and garden.

    Your backyard is the natural outdoor extension of your home. You can change the look of your yard by adding practical accessories for storage, shade relaxation, and more. Also, you don’t have to break the bank to give your backyard space a facelift!

    Here are six items you can use to freshen up your backyard and garden landscape this spring:
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  4. Backyard Getaway: Turn an Outdoor Storage Building into a Man Cave

    Backyard Getaway: Turn an Outdoor Storage Building into a Man Cave
    There’s an old saying that a man’s home is his castle. Truth be told, it really isn’t. If you’re a married man, it means you share your home with your wife, and most likely your kids. That means you can’t hang your posters in the living room, which is probably overrun with children’s toys. You may no longer have privacy in your home, so why not gain your own space with a man cave in your backyard? You can convert a portable garage, shed, or other outdoor storage building into your own backyard getaway. All it takes to build a backyard man cave is some creativity and ingenuity. Once you assemble it, your backyard man cave can be the home-away-from-home you’ve always dreamed of.
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  5. Creating the Ultimate She Shed: New Ways to Use Your Garden Shed

    Creating the Ultimate She Shed: New Ways to Use Your Garden Shed
    With the hustle and bustle of daily life, it can be hard to get away from it all when you simply want to relax. Yet carving the perfect space just for you is easier to do than you might expect! A she shed is the perfect space to call your own and escape from everyday life, dive into your favorite hobby, or simply curl up with a good book. And the most shocking tidbit is, all you need to create your very own is a typical backyard garden shed. That’s it! There are so many things to consider when it comes to designing your ideal retreat, such as what you’d like the exterior to look like or how you would furnish it. Have you been dreaming about a rustic she shed, or a more minimalist space? Perhaps you’ve even thought about a picturesque she shed with porch! The options are endless once you have a shed in your backyard that you’re ready to work with. Here are some she shed decorating ideas for repurposing the interior of this often-overlooked space:
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  6. Creating the Perfect Potting Shed

    Creating the Perfect Potting Shed

    A potting shed is an important tool for any gardener, and often becomes the focal point of your backyard area. It’s where you pot plants, and often a place to relax or escape from inclement weather. There are some creative ways to create the perfect potting shed to give you a beautiful garden escape to use year-round.

    Picking the Right Potting Shed

    When it comes to picking the shed... for your garden, y
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  7. Decorate Your Backyard with These Fall Landscaping Ideas

    Decorate Your Backyard with These Fall Landscaping Ideas

    When fall arrives and leaves are changing, it’s the perfect time to begin preparing your yard for winter. You can take stock of what thrived through the last season, while planning what’s next for your garden. Here are some fall landscaping ideas that will make your yard the envy of the whole neighborhood!

    Fresh Start for Fall

    When beginning the fall landscaping process, ...
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  8. 10 Creative Shed Uses

    10 Creative Shed Uses

    You already know so many amazing ways you can utilize an outdoor storage shed. Keeping your car or truck inside to shield them from the elements, or tucking away garden tools are just a few common...

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  9. How to Turn Your Storage Shed Into the Ultimate Man Cave

    How to Turn Your Storage Shed Into the Ultimate Man Cave

    While you already use your shed to store tools, motorcycles, and other outdoor gear, it’s becoming more popular to transform a shed into a man cave. With a little extra planning, you can turn any outdoor storage solution  into your own personal getaway. Whether you want to watch the big game in peace, or create a hangout for you and your friends, here are some simple ideas to turn your shed i...

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  10. From Blah to Ah: These Backyard Sheds Transform a Cluttered Yard Into a Relaxing Oasis

    From Blah to Ah: These Backyard Sheds Transform a Cluttered Yard Into a Relaxing Oasis
    This week we'll focus on backyard organization, look at the benefits of backyard sheds, and introduce you to a few of our favorites... Few things are quite as relaxing as kicking back in your own back yard after a particularly busy work week. Having a well-tended lawn and garden plays a big role in creating that relaxing oasis. Look around: Do you have bikes, kids’ toys, yard tools or other items cluttering up your space? Sure, you might be able to eliminate some of that clutter by storing bi
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