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15 Fun Outdoor DIY Projects {DIY Sunday Showcase Features}

June 12, 2014
15 of the best Outdoor DIY Projects | View From The Fridge

Summer is finally here (well … okay, not officially, but it counts in my book), and I’m here today with 15 Fun Outdoor DIY Projects.  In case you needed a little inspiration, or a little motivation … these projects will get you excited about working OUTDOORS this weekend!  (and … I just couldn’t resist throwing one Baby Ben pic in at the end …)


Here’s a closer look …


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DIY Front Porch Planter from Home Heart and Hands Blog

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DIY Pool Towel Holder from Meatloaf And Melodrama


Living Flower Wreath by Oh My! Creative


Upcycle Cans Into Planters by Home. Made. Interest.

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June’s Front Door by Delineate Your Dwelling


DIY Beach Bag Tutorial from Sprout’s House


Polka Dot Wreath from The Crafty Scientist

Mini Greenhouses with graphic

DIY Greenhouses for Raised Bed Gardens from The Interior Frugalista


DIY Succulent Planter from My Anything and Everything


$1 DIY Wooden Star from Grandparents Plus

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Paper Mache Solar Lanterns from Purple Hues and Me


American Flag Pallet from Krafty Cards Etc

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Red White and Blue Pillow from Crafty Allie

Frog Tape Textured Surface Finished Rug2

DIY Painted Geometric Rug from I Dig Pinterest


DIY Summer Wreath from Erin at The Blue Eyed Dove Guest Posting here last week!

I’ve been pinning like crazy and mentally adding all these great ideas to my ever-expanding to-do list!  I’m not sure how much we’ll actually accomplish this summer, however.  This little guy is just to hard to put down (except at night … then I’d love for him to sleep more!!).  He’s already 2 and a half weeks old!!  Where is the time going?!?

Baby Ben ... ~ 2 Weeks Old

Baby Ben … ~ 2 Weeks Old


Thanks for stopping by today!  Tomorrow I’ll be back with a fun new Summer Series spotlighting some great bloggers and their fabulous projects!!  Who’s up for being featured tomorrow?  You’ll have to stop back and check it out!


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  • Reply Phyllis June 12, 2014 at 6:34 am

    Thanks for featuring my $1 Wooden Star! Have a great day!
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  • Reply Kat@Home. Made. Interest. June 12, 2014 at 8:33 am

    Thanks for telling us about your link party! Happy to join up with so many creative people :)
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  • Reply Marie@The Interior Frugalista June 12, 2014 at 9:58 am

    Thanks Katie for including my Raised Garden Bed Greenhouses in your awesome outdoor round-up! Your little guy is so adorable.

  • Reply Amy W June 12, 2014 at 10:37 am

    So fun to see all these cheerful summer projects! Thanks for featuring my june front door post.

  • Reply Tara @ Anything & Everything June 12, 2014 at 12:06 pm

    Thanks Katie for including my Succulent Planter! Loving all these projects! Your little guy is so cute!

  • Reply Melinda @Home.Made.Interest June 12, 2014 at 2:54 pm

    Thanks for featuring our Upcycle Succulent Planters. See you at the next link up :)

  • Reply Kat@Home. Made. Interest. June 12, 2014 at 3:12 pm

    Thanks for featuring out upcycled cans, so many great ideas this week! :)
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  • Reply Melissa @ A Prudent Life June 12, 2014 at 9:41 pm

    I’m not sure how I’m supposed to remember all the great outdoor projects with that adorable pic of Ben at the end of the post! :) He’s the best of them all!
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  • Reply Courtney @ Crafts by Courtney June 13, 2014 at 10:52 pm

    So many great outdoor projects, really makes me want to get started out on my back deck. I especially love the cans turned into planters. Great roundup!
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  • Reply Shana Sutton June 13, 2014 at 11:15 pm

    I love all these ideas! Totally pinning!
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  • Reply Mel the Crafty Scientist June 15, 2014 at 3:02 pm

    Wow! Thank you so much for including my wreath in your roundup of amazing, super-crafty, beautiful projects! I’m honored to be in such great company! : )

    -Mel the Crafty Scientist 
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