There are so many quick and simple ways to add a touch of summer to your home! Here’s a fun way to bring a bit of the beach to your patio – with sand and shell flowerpots and planters. I decided to take a boring pot and make it a bit more summery with this […]
How to use an indoor chandelier outside.
With the unofficial start of summer just around the corner, we all tend to want to spend more time outdoors. Summer dinners spent on the patio are better when you can see what you’re eating, right? What happens if you want to have an outdoor chandelier but don’t have ceiling to hard wire it to? […]
No Sew Project: How to recover your outdoor cushions using fabric and a glue gun.
Because we are in Southern California, we’re able to be outside most of the year. We do a lot of entertaining and much of it is on our patio. It’s nice to change up the look of our patio furniture, and we can do so pretty regularly with just a little fabric and a glue […]
Simple Pumpkin Planters.
So Handsome Hubby and I took a little trip to Roger’s Gardens a few weeks ago. If you are not conveniently located in Orange County, you are probably not familiar with this awesome garden center, and I am sorry to hear that. However, I was close enough to snap up some of the fab Halloween […]
Spring planter makeover (& how it looked like Shrek until I added a chicken.)
I know that 2/3 of the country is being ravaged by winter weather, but here in So Cal it has been really mild. So much so that it was time to do a spring planter to put by our front door. A few months back I spotted this guy, just sitting on the curb. He […]
Beachy succulent planter box.
I think this might be my last hurrah as far as a summer project goes. I wanted to replant some of my succulents in this planter and thought it needed a little bit of sand and sea shells to fill it out a little bit. It’s super easy to get an upscale look for a […]
Using Vaseline and spray paint for a shabby chic flower pot make-over.
I was going to do an April Fool’s post today, but that just seemed like to much work, so I thought I’d share this super easy tip for re-vamping a few ornate planters I had. This is the latest in my vow to work through my pot addiction… a shabby chic flower pot make over. […]
Salvage a tarnished champagne bucket with a faux patina finish and succulents.
This was such a quick and easy project that I forgot to take photos along the way! I use champagne buckets as planters or floral containers all the time. They’re simple metal containers that I abuse until they look like this… Sometimes I leave them like this for a vintage-y look, but other times I […]
A cute DIY garden flag… just in time for Valentine’s Day!
Today, Katie from Sew Woodsy is going to share a quick, cute little project with you, just in time for Valentine’s Day: A DIY Garden Flag. Hi V Spot readers! I’m so excited to be here today and share with you how you can create a Burlap & Felt Heart Garden Flag in under 30 […]
Upcycle: easy DIY faux hammered metal planters (with spider web topiaries.)
I needed something tall to flank each side of our front door. Since I’m a symmetry girl, I wanted them to match. This is what I came up with: these faux hammered metal planters. And just for funzies, (since it’s Halloween and all) I thought a spiderweb topiary or two would be kind of cool.