May , One of the easiest and cheapest ways to improve curb appeal is with interior and or exterior window treatments To help your home Use wooden blinds instead of plastic ones for a more luxe look If you have shutters, match the color of your window boxes to your shutters to create a sense of uniformity.
Sep , To add to our Fall outdoor decorating, I added the wooden bench into the landscaping, and placed another Mum plant into a galvanized bucket, and an antique toolbox filled with small gourds and mini pumpkins The wooden birdhouse was added for a little whimsy and added texture FALL WINDOW
Apr , Plastic, metal, wood, terracotta If wood is your option, and you have some simple woodworking skills, it s relatively easy to make your own window boxes You can find a video tutorial at HGTV or this written tutorial at How Stuff Works Your window box should have adequate drainage holes Secure the box
May , The winter thaw has finally begun in Michigan (huge sigh of relief!), and I m itching to go outside and start planting flowers Luckily, I always have an extra piece of furniture in my garage waiting to be made more useful These old house items can be repurposed, reused, and upcycled into plant boxes and
M Wood Filler Paintable Window Caulk M Advanced Abrasives Sandpaper Gloves (Not pictured) M Lead window makeover I built simple shutter and a custom window box to finish off the look I didn t take a lot of pictures of the process since I had so many projects I was working on at the time If you want me to
Jun , planters would definitely give those desperate windows a much needed facelift Thanks for hosting such a fun giveaway!!! Cynthia says June , at pm Beautiful! Love it! Rhonda says June , at pm Love your new window boxes! Plastic Wow, I wouldn t have guessed that.
Jul , The spaces around your windows and between porch posts are great for decorating with flowers Some of the easiest outdoor home decor ideas that you can use colorful summer flowers include placing wooden boxes and plastic containers on window sills, wooden decks, railings and stone fences.
Aug , So, what do you need in the way of lumber and tools Not much A × cedar board, a × cedar board, and two pieces for the trim, a × and a × The length of the boards you need will depend on the size of window box you re building We wanted ours to stretch the full width of our kitchen window,
Apr , MAKE magazine brings the do it yourself mindset to all the exciting projects in your life and helps you make the most of technology at home and away from home Projects in the magazine range from old school balsa wood and tissue paper airplanes to what to do to keep aging high tech gadgets alive to
Jul , A WOODEN WINDOW BOX lined with plastic and filled with sundews and pitcher plants will attract more attention than one full of geraniums, writes Peter D Amato in The Savage Garden, the fascinating bible of carnivorous plants that s just out in an updated th anniversary edition Ready to try a
May , Taking plastic planting pots and a few cans of spray paint you can create these same color block planters yourself Take it away No one wants to see this two tiered planters I used white wave petunias on the bottom and a boxwood on top Tiered planter Here was my porch a few weeks ago It was a
May , Unfortunately, I couldn t find a long planter to fit in our inch deep kitchen window ledge So, I decided to Wood glue Sand paper sander Thick plastic drop cloth material Decorative paint Accessories You can build If you wish to stain your planter box, use stainable wood putty instead Paint one coat
Oct , Here s a simple way to repair a damaged wood porch rail using a couple of plywood forms, clamps, and some auto body filler bottom of the rail Then, using a plastic putty knife, I applied auto body filler to the front of the rail Watch the video for details rain gutters as flower boxes Using Plastic Rain
Apr , I started this project by buying an inexpensive plastic window box You can find them in garden centers or home improvement stores or order them online The window box I used was inches long This size worked great to go over the twin size bed Of course, stay away from wood window flower boxes.