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Winners of the ‘Outdoor Decor” Challenge!

Fantastic Projects this week!

We loved seeing your ideas and being inspired by YOU!

Laurie loved your projects!

Here are her favorites:

#1 Project:

#15 —Five Ways to Create a Cozy Porch @ Southern Hospitality

Here are the Top 10 projects {in no particular order}:

#20 —Girl Garden Shed @ Three Pixie Lane

#1–  Outdoor Decor @Imparting Grace

#6 — Gazebo @ TRU TALES FEATS

#7–  Craig’s List Bed to Garden Bench @ Pretty Handy Girl

#17 – Front Door facelift @ Decor Chick

#34 — Building Garden Structures @ Bear, Dolly and Moi

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#24 —Pergola @ Domestically Speaking

#31 —Portico Transformation @ Paint in my Hair

#44 —One Day Porch Makeover @ZOOM IN

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#43 — Low Budget Porch Makeover @ Cheerios Under Foot

Beckie’s Pick:

#82 — Utility Sink becomes Drink Cart @ Deals…Yes Please!

Amanda’s Pick:

#66 —Striped IKEA Outdoor Lantern makeover @ The Creative Maven

Jen’s Pick:

#63 — French Themed Outdoor Birthday Party @ Celebrations at Home

Winners: you can get your special buttons on this page.

The DIY Dish Summer Crafts for Kids

And the two lucky winners of the Summer Crafts for Kids DVD’s from the DIY Dish are:


Suzanne @ From the Heart Crafts — who showed us her patio garden:

And, #25:

Julie @ Less Than Perfect Life of Bliss — who showed us her Front Door Chalkboard:



Thank you Laurie from Tip Junkie for being our wonderful guest judge this week! It was so fun having her!!

Be sure to check out her blog for fantastic ideas and projects!!

Thank you to Kim & Kris from the DIY DISH for providing such fun giveaways this week!

Be sure to sign up for the DIY DISH newsletter and get all sorts of wonderful project ideas. And, pick up a copy of their new Summer CD “ Summer Crafts for Kids” — it has so many themed ideas to keep your kids/grandkids/nieces or nephews amused this summer.

The DIY Dish Summer Crafts for Kids

Get your projects ready for next week’s Yard Sale/Tag Sale Makeover Challenge!!

Fold-Up Bed to Bang-Up Table {Martha Stewart}

Tag sale Table {Martha Stewart}

We will announce the guest judge and giveaway sponsor on Monday!

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  1. I actually had been hunting for creative concepts for my weblog and
    noticed your own blog, “Winners of the ‘Outdoor Decor” Challenge!

    | The CSI Project”, will you mind in case I personally implement several of ur suggestions?
    I am grateful -Chelsey

  2. Thanks so much for picking my lantern!!

  3. Thanks for featuring my pergolas! I’m going to sip some lemonade under them right now!

  4. Christie says:

    Thank you so much for featuring my ‘Girl’s Shed!’ I am so glad I found your site! This has been so much fun and I love all the great ideas! Congratulations to Southern Hospitality…lovely porch…I would perch myself there and never move!

  5. Love these projects – and that wire fleur de lis is to die for!!!

    Keep up the amazing projects!

    🙂 Laura

  6. decorchick! says:

    Thank you so much!!! What an honor!!!

  7. WOW! Thanks so much, I can’t believe I got top honors in this. I so enjoyed putting my deck together & am still tweaking it. There were so many great projects featured.

  8. What gorgeous projects and ideas! Congratulations, ladies!

  9. Thank you Jen! And everyone at the CSI Project!

  10. Tonia says:

    I’m always amazed at the beautiful makeovers and garage sale finds.

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