8.24.2012

water wall {small backyard play solution}

a few years back, we made a pvc pipe building set. one of the cheapest and most fun projects, but also one of the more annoying to store when not in use. 

{you can find lots of other pvc ideas on pinterest} 

this past weekend, clint brought the bin of pvc pipes out and headed outside. before i knew it, he had them strung up in the backyard, with the kids squealing with anticipation. one of the many benefits of being married to a carpenter is that he randomly makes something new, just because.
because he's awesome.

i'll be honest and say i thought they looked really tacky and gave him some grief over not letting me spray paint them before they were attached. after all, a little spray paint works magic in any situation :)
our backyard is small and the pipes stick out like, well, like pipes.
but i quickly got over my paint issue when i saw how much fun they are.

the photos don't do them justice at all. they are so super, i find myself joining the kids every afternoon, becoming fully drenched in fountain awesomeness.




needless to say, water makes us really, really happy :)

10 comments:

  1. Your hubby is awesome! :) My hubby- while exceptional smart and a whiz with numbers- is not so handy with tools! haha!

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  2. Such a super fun idea!!

    Okay, the comment you left on my blog had me all misty :). Thank you for your encouragement!! Praying home our "creatively lipped" daughter. And, praying for your little Miss Emery, princess of barium. Wow. She was a trooper, thankful that God gave you those moments of peace and cooperation!

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  3. You guys are so fun and clever! Your children are very lucky.

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  4. You guys are so fun and clever! Your children are very lucky.

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  5. How much fun that is!! I want to be married to a carpenter

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  6. Totally awesome! 3/4 of my kids would love it...Shu would think our backyard had turned into hell. But maybe next summer...

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  7. That looks like so much fun! Can we come over and play? :)

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  8. Hahah! Genius idea! The two pictures of Ro getting blasted in the face are awesome...you and your babes have so much fun!

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  10. This one is great trick for child's play as they can play together and enjoys water game.Great work.Pooh Baby Shower

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