What would make it perfect is a trap door or sliding bottom for easy emptying- An awesome DIY bottle opener, perfect for outdoor parties. It even collects the bottle caps. Ideal Father's Day gift or project to make with Dad.
Great idea for a patio in a backyard with limited shade and space to garden. A covered patio with windowbox container garden as a creative use of backyard space and landscaping idea for vertical space.
lighting - string lights - summer and decor, design ideas and inspiration I'm not in love with the furniture, but I love the space. I had a curtained porch once, made it into a private outside room when they were pulled.lights on rafters.
My Summer Project - Glamorizing the Pergola hanging baskets, lights, flowers. BEST price on cool looking hanging string patio/pergola lights. This lighted back pergola will be my inspiration (Edit:see post for my complete lighted pergola!