Do you have a patio, deck, porch, or balcony? Are you wanting to spruce it up but are unsure of how to start? In this blog, I will give you five things to consider as you are planning your outdoor space.
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Okay, if you have been with me for a while, you know the story of our front yard makeover. Two weekends, long hours, little money (thankfully!) and big changes! Loved the way that project went. However, as with most projects, one will almost always lead to another and another and another….
When we last visited, I was telling you how updating the small front patio of our house had led to fixing up the adjoining flower bed, plant shelf, pots, and yard lights. After doing all of this, that part of the yard made the rest of the yard look worse than it did before. So, what to do?! Move on to the rest of the yard of course!
So when I left you last, I had just completely redone the little front patio that we have on our house. This is where the whole front yard project started. You know how it is, you update one or two things and that makes other things around it look tired and old. The next thing you know; you’re making your way slowly around your whole yard! This is exactly what happened to us and over two weekends, we completely cleaned up, weeded, planted, weeded, removed trees, weeded, painted, and weeded some more! Here is where the outside project went next….
Why is it whenever we have people coming to stay in our homes, we suddenly have the desire to take on projects that we have put off for a long time? And I’m not simply talking cleaning the bathmat or changing the shower curtain liner; no, I’m talking about BIG Projects…. like…?