Summer Deck Update

Amazing friends, if you've spent any time around here at all, then you know I am all about a good before and after. Today is no exception. If you stopped by yesterday, you saw how I updated my faded and tired patio set into fresh new decor for our back deck: I am over the moon that I was able to use my existing  patio set once again, and I love having so much color in our outdoor space! See more details HERE. (You may want to start there anyway if you missed it!) Today my sweet friend, … [Read more...]

Deck Makeover

I know that sometimes all you see is the pretty. Well get ready for some ugly...really ugly... This is how our deck looked before I finally got out there and cleaned it up! Seriously, how does it end up like this? No...take it all in: peeling deck paint; cardboard from spray paint project (from months ago); nasty, dirty, faded cushion covers; green growth on the deck; and do you want to know what has been driving me crazy since we reclaimed our back yard? That weird deck … [Read more...]

Recycled Granite Block Patio

Now that the warm weather is almost here, many of you are starting to think about outdoor cleanup and possibly what new outdoor projects you want to tackle this year.  I have an awesome project to share with you that I completed last Spring. We actually completed an entire landscaping overhaul including our front yard, side yard, and back yard. I am excited to share it all with you, but consider this a sneak peek! This is my new and improved side yard:  Want to see the before? Okay, … [Read more...]