Deck / Storage

Collection by Lori Strnad

Lori Strnad

How to Build a Simple Chevron Outdoor Privacy Wall

A DIY tutorial for a chevron shaped privacy wall for a deck or patio; includes a supply and cut list and this one was finished for about $150!

DIY Outdoor Privacy Screens — the Awesome Orange

When a client came to me and asked if I could help build her some privacy screens I knew this would be a great opportunity to partner with my friends at Simpson Strong-Tie and showcase how easy it is to build a fence frame using some of their brackets.

Why Didn't I Think of That?

These ingenious tips, tricks and solutions to common problems are simple, smart and straightforward. These home hacks are far out.

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14+ Ethereal Backyard Fencing Landscaping Ideas

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DIY Privacy Fence -

Chelsee from The House of Hood Blog shares her simple DIY privacy fence that you can make and stain in a weekend! This is perfect for your backyard!

Under Deck Storage with Removable Fence Panel

The area under our deck stairs was a total eyesore! I'll show you how I hid it away with a clever removable fence panel to create under deck storage space.

Restore metal outdoor furniture to 'like new'

A few years ago, I bought a really cute patio furniture set which was composed of a small metal table and two matching metal chairs. I put them on the front porch under the arbor. They were great for sitting and drinking a cup of tea and watching the hummingbirds feed at the cross vine. When I moved into my new house, I put them on the lawn in the backyard. Unfortunately my backyard is a haven for mosquitoes, so for the year that I’ve lived here, I have not sat at my table but once. And that…

DIY Clear Corrugated Covered Pergola Attached to the House and an Existing Deck

For this project we built a DIY covered pergola attached to the house to our existing deck, & covered the DIY pergola with clear corrugated plastic roofing.

How To Update An Old Outdoor Tile Table * Hip & Humble Style

Who doesn’t love a simple, inexpensive DIY. I mean there is nothing more satisfying to me than doing a project that can make such a big difference with minimal work. This table was one of those projects for me and I couldn’t be happier with the results. We have had this old table for so […]

You're a Star Tile Stencil

Paint your floor with the You're a Star Tile Stencil... Your decor project will look like real floor tiles, but will be affordable and easy to do it yourself (DIY). This geometric tile stencil also looks great as a modern kitchen backsplash too! To stencil a wall or floor super fast, use the You're A Star Tile Allover Stencil, which features multiple repeats of this tile design. Small Stencil Pattern Sizes: 10"w x 10"hSmall Stencil Sheet Sizes: 12"w x 12"h Large Stencil Pattern Sizes: 12"w x…

Patio table transformation with full tutorial • Our House Now a Home

Patio table transformation with full tutorial using 2x4 this DIY project is explained in a way for anyone to redo a patio table. Creating that outdoor space

Side Yard Storage

Side Yard Storage

A rarely used side yard became a great place for ample storage with this 16' x 4' storage shed by Historic Shed. The shed roofed unit fit perfectly under the eaves of this house and exposed rafter tails and traditional trim complemented the architecture. 6' Sliding barn doors allow access in a narrow area where swinging doors would be in the way. The double doors are made of cypress bead board and cypress trim. The homeowners were able to free up space in their small backyard by…

I love how easy the clear corrugated roof panels are to cut. You can easily DIY a pergola roof!

Installing a Clear Pergola Roof

Installing a clear pergola roof was the best decision ever. It has turned our side yard is a three season patio that we can enjoy in any weather.

50 Creative Backyard Patio and Decking Design Ideas - – When it’s cool outside, depart from your windows open and place a significant fan directly facing the screen. […]

How to Spray Paint Outdoor Furniture

One of the best and cheapest ways to update a deck or patio is to refresh the outdoor furniture. Today, I am sharing with you the best way to refresh your outdoor furniture with spray paint for a LASTING finish!