Season 8, Episode 8

Cozy French Cottage

A couple is desperate to have their backyard transformed into a cozy French Country cottage before their wedding. So Matt and his team have stepped up to the challenge. Their turning an old world stone wall into seating for a dozen, welding together a wrought iron pergola top to custom faux finished columns, laying cobblestone pavers, and covering the garage wall with stone veneers and repurposed Saltillo tiles. This will be a wedding party goers won't soon forget.
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Yard Crashers: Backyard Fun

This backyard makeover turned the area into a place for fun and relaxation for adults and children alike! Complete with a spot for yard games, like cornhole, easy access benches, fire pit and reclaimed wood water feature this yard as a little bit of it all.

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Yard Crashers: Hip And Funky Fire

Bold color choices for this outdoor fireplace makes a strong statement and hits just the right note in this eclectic backyard makeover. And a warm, welcoming fire is just what Matt Blashaw from DIY's Yard Crashers and the crew ordered.

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Yard Crashers: Backyard Entertaining In Style

For this yard crash, the family wanted a space suited to entertaining and hosting parties for their kids. Matt comes through when he transforms the once-boring yard into party central. Among the new amenities is this seating area with both water and fire features.

Yard Crashers: Ceramic Water Feature

A green ceramic pedestal water-feature surrounded by river rocks and lush green plantings makes for an eye-catching addition at the north end of the yard.

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Yard Crashers: Arc Water Feature

As seen on DIY Network’s Yard Crashers, the water feature has streams of water that arc over a wall of reclaimed wood in the backyard makeover.

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Yard Crashers: Sitting Area With Fire Pit

Matt Blashaw from DIY's Yard Crashers created a relaxing outdoor sitting area while maintaining natural elements of the space. This charming space is prefect for entertaining or family dinner as it features an outdoor kitchen.

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Yard Crashers: Pergola Paradise

With the backyard overhaul complete, a fire crackles in this inviting fire pit of this new back yard featuring a deck and pergola in the background. Black lattice chairs, earthtone pillows, yellow ceramic pots, and red glass hurricane lamps provide multiple accents around the outdoor fire pit and seating area.

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Yard Crashers: Outdoor Dining

An outdoor dining area with overhead pendant lights and stone pavers helps bring a whole new character to the backyard space and makes outdoor dining enjoyable.

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Yard Crashers

This backyard makeover is second to none! Loaded with a fire pit surrounded by boulders, an amazing barbecue station made with reclaimed wood, with a built-in refrigerator and gas barbecue with zinc countertops, new outdoor furniture, decomposed granite path, sod, flowers, trees, and shrub, this space is ready for the ultimate entertaining or peaceful relaxation.

Photo By: Tomas Ovalle / Associated Press

Yard Crashes: An Outdoor Louge

DIY's Yard Crashers with Matt Blashaw transformed this backyard with a bench seat built around a mulberry tree that makes for a great spot for visiting and casual dining. A flagstone patio on the ground level leads to a beautiful wood deck with gas fire pit and custom privacy wall.

Photo By: Tomas Ovalle / Associated Press ©2013, DIY/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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