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How to Build an Adorable Wooden Airplane Play Structure

Posted by: on June 11th, 2015 | 2 Comments

This DIY wooden play structure is the cutest thing you’ll ever see. It’s a bright red airplane, complete with pretend landing gear, control panels and a seat for the co-pilot. It was designed and built by Jamison Rantz, who writes the DIY blog Rogue Engineer.  Appropriately enough, Jamison is, in fact, an aerospace engineer. Don’t [...]

How to Build a Kids Sandbox with a Raised Herb Garden Garden

Posted by: on June 9th, 2015 | Make A Comment

Bob Clagett is a well-known designer and DIYer. Here’s a very clever raised kids sandbox he built that also has an herb garden attached to it. Follow along as Bob builds the sandbox and herb garden combo so you can build one yourself.

DIY Outdoor Privacy Screen Tutorial

Posted by: on April 10th, 2015 | Make A Comment

This DIY outdoor screen, with its horizontal slats and dark stain, is as gorgeous as it is functional. Caitlin Ketcham, of the blog Desert Domicile, came up with the idea for the slatted privacy screen as part of a major overhaul of her backyard as part of our Patio Style Challenge series. Caitlin came up [...]

DIY Corner Bench with Storage and Seating

Posted by: on April 9th, 2015 | 12 Comments

This corner bench is a custom-made feature in the amazing backyard makeover designed by Caitlin Ketcham, author of the blog Desert Domicile. Take a look at Caitlin’s low maintenance backyard to see how this built-in bench and fire pit lounge fits into the overall backyard design.  The bench provides plenty of seating for enjoying the fire [...]

How to Build a Floating Deck

Posted by: on April 8th, 2015 | Make A Comment

A floating deck, or freestanding deck, can add visual appeal to your backyard as well as increasing the space available for outdoor dining, entertaining or just relaxing outside. Caitlin Ketcham of the blog Desert Domicile included a beautiful floating deck in her amazing total backyard makeover, part of our Patio Style Challenge. Caitlin handled the [...]

Backyard Deck Ideas with Dining Set and Window Boxes

Posted by: on March 30th, 2015 | 12 Comments

A bright, well-appointed backyard deck makes spending time outside so much more enjoyable. Mallory Fitzsimmons of the blog Charming in Charlotte used a Home Depot patio dining set as the starting point for her new backyard deck idea that’s full of bright and bold color and clever ways to ensure a little bit of privacy.  This is [...]

Get Practical Holiday Ideas from This Colorful, Eclectic Christmas Decor

Posted by: on November 25th, 2014 | 9 Comments

  Katie Gavigan of Katie Gavigan Interiors has a remarkable ability to mix influences from many different cultures to create her own colorful eclectic look. It’s all grounded with tried and true decorating techniques, though. In fact, her gorgeous and very colorful Christmas decor includes several demonstrations of how to decorate for any occasion in just about any [...]

Christmas Decorating Ideas Coming in 2014 Holiday Style Challenge

Posted by: on October 31st, 2014 | Make A Comment

We have plenty of terrific Christmas decorating ideas coming your way here on The Home Depot Blog with the 2014 round of our Holiday Style Challenge, starting Monday, November 3. We send some of the most talented and creative bloggers on the internet mystery boxes of Home Depot Christmas decorations. We then step back and [...]

DIY Landscape Lighting

Posted by: on August 19th, 2014 | 2 Comments

There’s nothing better for adding an elegant, magical ambiance to your back yard or deck than outdoor lighting. It’s great, too, for enhancing curb appeal in the front of your house. Landscape lighting increases your home security, too. Installing your own DIY landscape lighting is pretty easy, too. DIY blogger Robin Gay of All Things Heart [...]

An Amazing Kids’ Playhouse Built from an Old Backyard Shed

Posted by: on August 1st, 2014 | 34 Comments

  Here’s a story about a kids’ playhouse that’s a lot like the Hans Christian Andersen classic The Ugly Duckling. You know the story– a homely little duckling matures into a beautiful swan. In this case a rather unattractive old tool shed is transformed into an absolutely magical playhouse that would be the dream of [...]