Topic: Project Ideas

DIY Garden Gazing Ball

DIY Garden Gazing Ball

Incorporate new colors and shimmer to your garden this season with a decorative gazing ball. This garden ornament is simple to make! Here’s what you’ll need: flat glass gems, industrial strength glue, and any round glass bowl such as a fish bowl, rose bowl or light bulb cover. Glue the selected gems to the glass… Read more »

Wine Cork Planter

DIY Wine Cork Planters

When life gives you wine corks, make teeny tiny planters! Isn’t that how the saying goes? This Pinterest-worthy project is made using recycled wine corks and your choice of succulents or air plants. Materials needed: Wine cork Small air plant or succulent plant Drill or screw driver Glue Magnet First, use your drill or screw driver… Read more »

DIY Luminaire

DIY Pumpkin Luminaire

October is here and you know what that means, it’s finally pumpkin season. We’ve got some adorable pumpkin luminaires here at Parkview that are so versatile and make for a great fall decoration that will last for years. When you decorate with these you won’t have to worry about a pumpkin sitting on your front… Read more »

Mini Zen Garden

Mini Zen Garden

As summer draws to an end, we say goodbye to our wonderful teacher and student help and wish them well on their impending school year. A great little gift for the college kids and teachers in your life is a mini Zen garden they can keep on their desk. This is a simple, thoughtful gift… Read more »

Kokedama

DIY Kokedama

If you’ve been keeping up with the latest trends in gardening, you may have already heard about the next big thing: Kokedama. Roughly translated, it simply means moss ball. This is an easy and fun way to display your plants inside or outside. Plus, there are very few supplies needed to create your Kokedama so… Read more »

DIY Birch Bundle

The temps are cooler and the days are shorter, tis the season for our fresh winter greens and arrangements. Although many of you are dreading the long cold winter months ahead, warm your home with a beautiful Birch Bundle that can be kept inside or outside. What you will need for this easy, inexpensive winter… Read more »

DIY Insect Hotel

Summer is winding down and that means that fall and winter are right around the corner. If you are anything like we are, you’re already thinking ahead to next year’s garden and all of its possible needs. Something many people forget is the importance of pollinating insects. Did your vegetable garden not do very well… Read more »

DIY Garden Hose Wreath

Our spring season has flown by and we’ve been busy keeping our plants happy and hydrated. With all the watering we do daily, we certainly have some worn out chunks of garden hose lying around. You may have noticed that repurposing and recycling are common themes in this blog so rather than throwing them away, we decided to get… Read more »

Plant Stake DIY

DIY Plant Stakes

Can you believe it, spring is finally here! This time of year is always so inspiring with all of the color and new life that brightens up our cold brown landscape from the season before. This month we thought it would be fitting to create your own mini plant stakes for your houseplants, outdoor planters, or garden markers.

The Art of Pumpkin Decorating

Pumpkins are a great option for fall decorating because they are affordable and incredibly versatile as far as what a person can do with them. But if you are like me, the art of carving pumpkins is not my strong suite so I stick to what I know, decorating.

How to Create Scavenger Décor

I am all about keeping projects nifty and thrifty; this fun little craft is exactly that. Scavenged décor is unique in so many ways and can be used for many different purposes. A person could gift these to friends and family for weddings, birthday parties, or use them as an accent in their own home. This is a great little weekend project that is affordable and fun for both adults and children.