Build your own storage bench... $80 in materials. About 1 day of work. I think one of these with treated wood would be handy in a veggie garden to keep small tools. Might need to add something to prevent water from getting inside and rusting the tools. Maybe a lock as well to discourage cleptos.
Make fabric waterproof & stain-proof: Now that I have finished my outdoor patio sofa I want to upholster in a navy bull denim. The only problem is that bull denim isn't waterproof, or stainproof for that matter. I still have some Rust-Oleum Never Wet left over from my breakfast table project and decided to conduct a test to see if it would waterproof fabric... - See more at: http://www.home-dzine.co.za/crafts/craft-never-wet-test.htm#sthash.DLgLKmQZ.dpuf
Deep drawers tucked under the window seat make a perfect place to stash food and toys for pets. The plush cushion and pile of pillows on the window seat provide a needed softness to the kitchen. They offer a place to sit while gathering pet supplies and balance out the tile, wood, and glass surfaces in the kitchen./