Will the next trend in outdoor living be mud pie kitchens? At Gardenista, we think so.
Above: When we spotted this ingenious DIY project, via Rhythm of the Home, it was all we could do to contain ourselves from running straight home to turn some old crates upside down to create “cabinets” and a “stove.” For step-by step instructions, visit Rhythm of the Home.
Photographs by Ginny Sheller.
Above: Any unbreakables you already own—miniature muffin tins, galvanized buckets, that old dented pie dish—will perfectly complement the rustic vibe. For seating: tree stumps.
Above: (L) Fresh flowers to “ice” the cake; (R) Whisks and spoons to beat the batter. If you have a galvanized tub, fill it with water and use it as a sink.
Above: For urban dwellers: If you do not have any dirt available, buy a bag of top soil.