Even though we’re well into fall, it’s not too soon to start planning backyard upgrades for next summer.
There’s truly endless inspiration when it come to finding new DIY projects to make over your outdoor living space, like this super-functional DIY picnic table with a built-in cooler.
So when I saw what carpenter Matt Parker was building for his clients, I immediately became a fan.
Parker creates gorgeous gazebos and natural structures fit for the fairytale wedding of your dreams.
Store-bought gazebos can set you back thousands of dollars, but Parker — of Creative Carpentry and Design Co. — custom designs his orders, and the results are breathtaking.
Scroll through to see the incredible gazebo that Parker was able to build from scratch. If I had something like this at my wedding, it would be sure to blow my wedding guests away.
Would you want this amazing gazebo in your backyard? Let us know in the comments.
Right in your backyard can be the perfect spot to create the DIY wedding gazebo of your dreams. And this DIY-er certainly knows how to make that happen.
Parker uses his extensive woodworking skills to start with the frame of the gazebo.
He then secures the roof to the frame of the main structure.
Parker often takes inspiration for his designs from nature, sharing that this particular gazebo's fluid shape was influenced by the aspen leaf.
What started out as a childhood hobby became an incredible career path for this DIY-er. 'I was always borrowing my dad's tools and leaving them out in the yard,' noted Parker.
And how has his business grown over the past decade? 'It's 99 percent word of mouth,' said Parker. 'Someone [always] knows someone that's looking for a carpenter.'
The gazebo's 'fairytale' quality really starts to come to life.
Parker's detailed craftsmanship can be found in every aspect of the incredible gazebo.
This rustic gazebo makes a stunning destination for a winter wonderland wedding.
Intricately carved leaves and trees within the structure add a level of whimsy to this already stunning piece.
Parker shared his wedding gazebo in its most finished state. He says that he loves to sit back and look at the happiness and joy his creations bring others.
On creating his fantasy pieces, our craftsman shared his work motto, 'A true master can create anything he wants within his own reality.'
This amazing piece of craftsmanship shows just what is possible with a combination of inspiration and skill.
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