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Vinyl Shake Siding Accents for an Exterior Renovation

What is Vinyl Shake Siding? Modeled after cedar shake, vinyl shake provides a custom look with low-maintenance. Check out the before and after of this home’s exterior renovation with shake siding accents. While our house was primarily renovated using board and batten (or, vertical siding), we accented several parts of the exterior with shake siding. …

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20+ Tiki Decor Ideas (inspired by Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room)

Over 20 tiki décor ideas for decks, patios, bars, and more! Fans of tiki culture and Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room are sure to find Polynesian décor that will fit their home. “Welcome to our tropical hideaway, you lucky people you!” Both Jose (of Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room) and I are excited to welcome you to …

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How to go on a Nature Scavenger Hunt with Kids (FREE Printable!)

Ready to let your children explore the outdoors? Learn how to go on a nature scavenger hunt with the whole family. Download this free printable scavenger hunt for kids and set up a fun outdoor experience in minutes.  Our cottage-style home backs up to a winding creek and my kids love exploring along the creek …

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How to attach Tiki Torches to a Deck Rail

Add outdoor lighting with tiki torch stands around your deck (and prevent mosquitos, too)! Learn how to easily install a tiki torch deck mount in minutes. Though I love to spend time outdoors during summer evenings, the mosquitoes eat me alive. So, I’ve decided to fight back against the pesky bugs by wrapping our deck …

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