Spring Outdoor Decorating Idea – Rustic Outdoor Chandelier DIY

I just love spending more time sitting outside, especially during dusk and at night. Who doesn’t? Now that it’s spring, I can finally start decorating our patio. If you have a porch or garden, you can create a serene ambiance by hanging a rustic outdoor chandelier. This would make anyone’s home lovelier, more so during the night.

Spring Outdoor Decorating Idea - Rustic Outdoor Chandelier DIY

Read the full details at Crafts Unleashed to make your own homemade chandelier.

Do you have all the needed supplies at hand? You can use some tealight candles to illuminate your place more. You can also opt for battery-operated candles so you won’t have to worry about fire issues. Put these inside a lantern and hang them and you got look that you want.

Spring Outdoor Decorating - Rustic Outdoor Chandelier DIY

Homemade Bird Feeder From a Gourd

Simple Gourd Bird Feeder

I’ve seen gourd birdhouses before so this simple gourd bird feeder was a really fun twist on an outdoor classic. I love that it’s simple enough for kids to “help” with and of course, encourages some song birds and beneficial wildlife in your area.

See the tutorial at Kitchen Counter Chronicles.

How to Grow an Insane Garden With Hay Bales

Straw bale garden - great veggies with little fuss!

Look at this garden! It’s gorgeous. Healthy, huge plants are grwoing so well because the entire area they are growing in is food for them to consume and they aren’t competing with a bunch of weeds. Less work for you too. If you’re planning a garden this year you might want to see this technique.

Tutorial at Modern Farmer.

Pallet Herb Garden – vertical gardening for small spaces

Vertical herb garden from a wooden pallet

Here is another great use of an old pallet for your garden. You can do this even on a small balcony or deck. I am always amazed at the many different ways a pallet can be turned into something useful.

Look here to see how this pallet was transformed diyshowoff.