Carefully planned little touches like these can make a huge impact in contained spaces where visitors stroll slowly. Backyard chickens are all the rage, because people crave fresh eggs as much as homegrown veggies. Carolyn's coop matches the style of
How to Build the Ultimate Chicken Coop | “No one wants to look at chicken poop,” Heather points out, “so we planted boxwoods out front to hide the coop floor.” The couple also surrounded the structure with an attractive brick walkway, which they can simply hose off as needed.
This family didn't stop at designing their own chicken coop—they added DIY decorations too. Bonus: The cute "on the farm" sign lists the names of all its feathered residents. Get the tutorial at Redeem Your Ground, and learn more about the coop's design.